How much do silkie chicks go for?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Shared Acres, Sep 15, 2008.

  1. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some that just hatched and I also have some that are about 2 months old that I need to sell.

    Most are pet quality.

    I really don't want to ship them. I worry about the safety in that!
     
  2. Kanchii

    Kanchii Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pet quality silkies go for about $5 each over here.
     
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Hi Christy,


    Did you put them on craigslist? I always have people looking for silkie chicks for their kids to raise. [​IMG]
     
  4. LittleChickenRacingTeam

    LittleChickenRacingTeam On vacation

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    $5 to $10 for pet quality around here.
     
  5. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not yet, I plan to though, as soon as I figure out a good price.

    I was thinking $5 for the newborns and $10 for the 2-3 month olds.

    Does that sound too low or right on?

    I don't want to undercut the market, but I don't want to not have these babies sold.

    I also have a red hen that I def. need to sell, I was going to try and get $20 for her and the white roo together. Both are pet quality. But I haven't had anyone really interested.
     
  6. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    Do you ever come to/towards Gainesville?
     
  7. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, sorry!

    I think I've only driven through there maybe 3 times in my more than 20 years here!
     
  8. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Best to check out your local market. Here pet quality goes for 5-7 for chicks to month old, point of lay are 15 and up for just pet quality.
     
  9. CK Chickadilly

    CK Chickadilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    West Michigan
    I have had the best luck with Craigs List & if not, they go to the auction. About $5 - $8 for the younger ones here in MI.
     
  10. CK Chickadilly

    CK Chickadilly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 11, 2008
    West Michigan
    I have had the best luck with Craigs List & if not, they go to the auction. About $5 - $8 for the younger ones here in MI.
     

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