How much do I charge for a roo?

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by maplesky7, Feb 28, 2009.

  1. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

    Jun 14, 2008
    N. IL.
    I have a beef farmer with a flock of bared rock and rir.

    Their roo died...their ladies want a new roo.

    I have 1 delaware, 2 red stars they can choose from. They just want 1. I got these as day old chicks last year May 11th.

    I live in Northern IL.

    What's a fair price?

    or should I tell him I want a couple of steaks or burger? [​IMG]

  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

    Oct 2, 2008
    I would offer a swap. Mmmmmmm.....burgers!
  3. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    i sell my extra's for $15 if their breeding age, before that $10....
  4. Hotwings

    Hotwings Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2007
    southwestern Michigan
    Most roos are a dime a dozen-that was just a pun lol! Sometimes the price varies on breed and temperment I guess. Most people trade or give away surplus roos. You are lucky you have someone who actually wants one! Trade is a good option. My friend freebie here sold her barred rock roo several years ago at a auction for $8.00, but he was the only standard roo and it was a spring auction, later at the fall auction there was roos galore! Trading for a good steak or some hamburger sounds good. Good luck.
  5. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

    Jun 14, 2008
    N. IL.
    thanks ya all very much.

    the roos kept lookin at me today, shakin thier heads, rufflin thier feathers, and offs.

    hope they show off when the couple come to pick one. [​IMG] and hope they don't gang up on a hen, to prove thier man enough.

    i tell my little girls they are playin tag...YOU'RE IT! ha ha ha.

  6. oldbuzzard

    oldbuzzard Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 14, 2008
    cuba, new york
    i vote steak![​IMG]
  7. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    A trade sounds yummie...I'd go for the steak too... 2 Nice sized steaks would be a fair trade, IMHO...
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2009
  8. I vote steak , souns like a decent trade to me . [​IMG]
  9. kees

    kees Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    steak [​IMG]
  10. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    I have had to give away 4 nice roos recently. But a fair price would be $10, I think.

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