How much do you charge a dozen?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by undercoverchickenlover, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. undercoverchickenlover

    undercoverchickenlover In the Brooder

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    Well unbelievably I'm starting to have a few dozen more than I need. I've been approached by friends to sell them but so far I just give the extras away. They're brown and green eggs (Wyandottes,RIR and 1 EE) and they make such a fuss when they lay it seems kind of cold blooded to sell their prizes - how do I put a price on them? What is a fair price?[​IMG]
     
  2. PartridgeRckgal

    PartridgeRckgal Songster

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    Where I live, we get $2/dozen. People will not pay more in this area (NW Florida).
     
  3. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Quote:Same here-$2 a dozen.
     
  4. $4 a dozen.
    I wanted to ask $3 (same as the grocery store for free-range eggs) but my non-poultry-loving husband, who pays the $14.50/50 lb bag of feed monthly, set the price.
    Brightest Blessings!
     
  5. PatS

    PatS Songster

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    $4/doz. Chickens free range and are given organic feed and scratch. ($20/50 lbs.)
     
  6. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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    $2.50 per doz
     
  7. Jeeper1540

    Jeeper1540 Songster

    Just went up from $2 to $2.50... again. we went back down a few months ago but me and my egg company partner decided on going back to $2.50
     
  8. sawmane1

    sawmane1 Songster

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    western oregon 2.00 a dozen but most give a tip.
     
  9. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator

    However much people will pay! [​IMG] It all comes down to supply and demand. We've had people almost force us to take $5.00 / dz. just because they love that our chickens get a lot of free space and they love the pics of the hens. We also live in an area where there is more demand than supply. I think we could easily get $3 - $4 a dz, but we prefer to just give them to family, friends, neighbors when we have extra.
     
  10. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Crowing

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    $2 a dozen if they pick up - $3 a dozen if I deliver
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