How much could I get?!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DUCKGIRL89, Oct 25, 2011.

  1. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, some of you know that I am hatching some duck eggs now. well, they are due to hatch on november 10th and I want to keep the ones I might want, and sell the rest as soon as posible! There are two pure bred rouen eggs, and six rouen X khaki campbell mutts, how much could I get this time of year with mutt babies? And two pure breds (if those two hatch) could I sell them for $2 each? Is that to low? To high?

    Thanks!
     
  2. GrannyCarol

    GrannyCarol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd look at your local Craigslist ads to see if anyone is selling ducklings and what for. Early spring is the best time to hatch and sell ducklings, not a lot of people want to deal with them in the fall. Prices vary a lot - if you buy mail order purebred ducklings, you'd pay about $3-$5 each, plus shipping. However feed stores around here sell ducklings more in the $2 range, but you don't know what you are getting always. That might vary a lot. You can also look online at hatcheries and see what they charge.
     
  3. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ok, thank you, I will look at there cheapest pure breds and put it lower then that. People are always looking for ducks/ducklings here. Its awesome [​IMG]
     
  4. 70%cocoa

    70%cocoa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't count your ducklings before they hatch [​IMG] Having said that, you are very sensible to get thinking about what you'll do with spares. I hope you have a great hatch rate.
     
  5. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    70%cocoa :

    Don't count your ducklings before they hatch [​IMG] Having said that, you are very sensible to get thinking about what you'll do with spares. I hope you have a great hatch rate.

    Thanks! All 9 were forming excpet one. Im hopeling most hatch!​
     
  6. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    Prices depend on where you are, around here mixed ducklings go for about $5-$7 each in the spring. Since its fall and winter is coming you'd have a hard time selling them because most people can't keep them in our cold winters. Pure bred rouens would go for about $8-$9 since they are quite common around here.
     
  7. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Wow, ok thanks. i will look on CL.
     
  8. QuackerJackFarms

    QuackerJackFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm doing $2 through the winter. And I'll go up in the spring. Tractor Supply here sells them for $3.50. I couldn't find any on CL. Let me know if you do.
     
  9. animalsRawesome

    animalsRawesome Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! you are lucky that they are always in demand. I am lucky if I can give them away this time of year!
     
  10. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, I always see peiple who want eggs for hatching. Or ducklings. Or laying hens/ breeding pairs. Its a good market. I
     

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