How much do you charge? Prices in your area?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by cluckcluck42, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. cluckcluck42

    cluckcluck42 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 4, 2009
    Quebec
    I'm about three weeks from slaughter day, holy crap are those chickens big already! I'm asking 3.25 a lb. We will not be making very much money, and it has me curious. What do birds go for in your area? Our feed costs 14 dollars a 50lb bag for medicated. If your chickens go for less than 3.25 a lb, how much does your food cost you?
     
  2. eKo_birdies

    eKo_birdies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i charge 3.00/lb for my pasture raised meaties. it costs me $620 for a ton of certified organic feed (24%) which comes out to $15.50 for a 50 lb bag.
     
  3. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sell my pasture raised broilers for $1.60/lb whole or $1.85/lb cut up. My 23% custom feed costs about $7/50lbs. I make about $2.50 per bird (3 1/2-4 pounders), a little more on bigger birds.
     

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