How much do you sell you quail eggs for?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by pringle, Sep 20, 2009.

  1. pringle

    pringle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Pepperell,MA
    Im going to help my dad at farmers market next year and he said I could sell my eggs there.I plan on selling them unfertilized but if someone asks ill give them fertilized eggs.My question is how much do you sell you UNFERTILIZED eggs fo and how much do you dell you FERTILE eggs for,by the dozen?Oh and also how much do you sell them by the bird,already cleaned gutted ect.
     
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  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I only sell eggs for hatching. Buttons are about $7 for a dozen, coturnix average about $4 for a dozen. I usually sell the coturnix by the day at $6, and that's for at least 20 eggs. Buttons are $10 plus shipping for usually 15-18+.
     
  3. fitzy

    fitzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I priced them locally for $5 a doz as snake food......cheaper than buying pinkies 2-3 times a week. I figured, based on a 5:1 ratio and spending $12/40 lb food that each eggs costs me 0.06c so i COULD go as low as $1/doz to get rid of them, but i believe $3/doz is about right depending on your area......put a feeler ad on craigslist at your high end guestimate and see how many replies you get. you gotta experiment a bit!
     
  4. Ironsun

    Ironsun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,

    Looking at ebay prices gives me an idea what eggs are selling for. On average I sell mine for £2.00 ( $3.50) for a dozen Cotunix eggs. Like any other action site, you often get late bidding wars and I've had as much as £8 ($14) for them but not very often lol.

    I suggest you do a bit of local research and price eggs up what others are selling them for and make your own mind up on how much you do. If you and your customers are happy, they will return back to you over and over again.

    If they are not selling, it's because the price is to high, if they sell out quickly, then it's to low. With anything, it's the buyers who decide on price really.

    Ironsun.
     
  5. fitzy

    fitzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:yup! economics 101
     
  6. oldchickenman

    oldchickenman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have been selling them local for 25 cents each most of the time i sell 100 at a time the last guy to buy some had 80% hatch. he is useing and old wooden cabinet incubator and he picks his eggs up. when he come i also give him what is fresh laid when he i whitch might be 10 or more eggs.
     
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