how much do you charge?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by aubreynoramarie, Nov 12, 2010.

  1. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    not sure where to post this, but how much would you charge for a buff orpington that is not laying yet but will be laying within the next couple of weeks if not sooner? Perfectly healthy, but timid.

    just trying to figure out the right price to sell, dont want to rip anyone off but also dont want to not get rewarded for the hard work of raising her!
     
  2. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    Probably $15-20 in your area of the country. It would be $8-12 here, but not a fair comparison. I'm in the sticks where everybody has their own chickens [​IMG]
     
  3. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    lol thanks for the regional consideration!
     
  4. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    If she is at the POL and she looks well, she is worth $8.00 tops, but she is always worth what some sucker is willing to pay. My advice is to start High like say $15.00 and if need be go down, that way you don't leave any money on the table.

    AL
     
  5. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    Quote:You're in the sticks too [​IMG] Economy is different in the larger cities westward [​IMG]
     
  6. FinsUp

    FinsUp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    check out Craigslist for some price comparisons.
     
  7. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    I sell them for 15$ for POL birds depending on breed-BO's and RIR for starters 15$
     
  8. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I'd be lucky to get $10 here for one but people are really cheap in this area.
     
  9. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    $15-$20, like Cindiloohoo said, here in Seattle.
    In fact I have paid that, probably will again this spring.

    Good luck,
    Imp
     
  10. certifiedchef

    certifiedchef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    CL has hens $15 on average in NorCal. good luck - wish I had the room for another
     

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