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How much for show girls?

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by Shared Acres, Oct 22, 2008.

  1. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have silkies, I have been charging $5 for my chicks. I recently bought some showgirl chick eggs and they have started hatching today.

    If all hatch, we'll have 18. Supposedly half should be showgirl and from what I understood, the ones that aren't still have a good chance of producing showgirl offspring.

    We only want a couple of them for our own stock, and will sell the rest.

    I'm thinking that showgirls should go for more money as they are usually a little harder to come by.

    If I was charging $5 for regular silkies, how much for showgirls?

    And we are HOPING to have some white ones, those also seem harder to find, would you charge more for white chicks? LOL.
     
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    Quote:You've been misinformed. Those that aren't naked neck are pure Silkies and will not produce naked neck offspring. They dont carry the gene. They either have it or they dont......


    Price would depend on the quality of the showgirls, and the age at which you sell them.
     
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  3. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gotcha.

    Two have hatched thus far, both showgirls. Except one has kind of yellowish skin.... kind of weird.

    But here's my basic question, how much more should/would you pay for showgirls in comparison to regular chicks. If I'm selling regular, decent quality chicks for $5, should the same for showgirls be about $10? That's what I'm thinking, but I was just curious as to what others thought.
     

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