How Much Do People Sell Per Pound

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by [email protected], Jul 23, 2011.

  1. ranchruler@gmail.com

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can people say how much they sell there chicken per pound for how much a live chicken pound and how much dressed
     
    Last edited: Jul 23, 2011
  2. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
    West TN
    I sell my chickens not by weight, just by how many do you want, what age, breed etc. I don't sell dressed birds, sorry I can't help you there.
     
  3. mljohnson05

    mljohnson05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2011
    Missouri
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    Never heard of anyone selling LIVE chickens by weight....
     
  4. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    I think you're asking live versus dressed weights. Expect about a 33% loss from live to dressed.
     
  5. lynnemabry

    lynnemabry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Read here somewhere....

    for those of us that are raising just a few birds. we can only sell live birds. we can dress them after as a service. (mine prefer a tux)
    that is because (as i remember) we are not licensed or certified to process animals.
    That would be why most people sell by bird not by weight.
    even then only so many a year before you have to be licensed or certified. (USDA??)

    better not to break some rules.
     

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