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how much do white silkies go for?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Countrypunk92, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nrighbor raises white silkies and wants to know how much grown silkies go for?
     
  2. hlf1996

    hlf1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It depends on where you live and if they are hatchery birds or not
    Edited to say: I bought silkie chicks from a breeder for $15 each, the adults are more
     
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  3. joe17

    joe17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2009
    Louisiana
    ALL depends on quality. If they are hatchery non show birds, sell them for $10-$15. If they are show quality birds it can range from $20-$200.
     
  4. NottinghamChicks

    NottinghamChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    I just sold a 7 week old pair of White (Pullet & Roo) for $15. They were not hatchery stock but by no means were they SQ either. Nice looking birds [​IMG]
     
  5. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Smithsburg
    I bought my 2 week old white silkie chick for $5
     
  6. chicken farmer 1997

    chicken farmer 1997 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    silkies can bring any where from $5 to $25. but it depends on if they are hatchery birds or flock birds. [​IMG]
     
  7. DrinkTheRainbow

    DrinkTheRainbow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got a pair of Show Quality Silkies for $15 dollars.
     
  8. joe17

    joe17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2009
    Louisiana
    Also watch out for breeders who claim to have show quality stock. It's better to read the standards and then judge what your about to buy yourself. You may get lucky and get a good pair of silkies for cheap but majority of the time that's not the case. Expect to pay good money for quality silkies. The term show quality is used loosely today. Silkies can technically be show quality yet can be very ugly.
     
  9. HatchingFever

    HatchingFever Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2011
    I paid 150 for my pair and 250 for my serama pair and I got mine because I saw ribbons and photos of the parents so I felt 150 was fair
     
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  10. GAchick

    GAchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had my feed and seed store order 6 day old PQ chicks. They cost under $35, with shipping. Three months later, all 6 are healthy and growing into pretty birds.
     

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