how much should i charge

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by miron28, Jan 20, 2009.

  1. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my wife said if i can find people to pay me to incubate eggs. she will let me buy the sports man incubator [​IMG] how much would you charges for a dozen eggs to be incubated?
     
  2. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    idk, depending on how many they want to hatch i would say .50 per hatched chick if they were small orders $1 a chick hatched. something like that sounds reasonable
     
  3. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you wouldn't charge a set price per dozen ? i was thinking like 10 dollars a dozen.
     
  4. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    I would do it on a hatched basis...to me that would show you are takinf some of the resposibility and risk associated with hatching eggs
     
  5. jab91864

    jab91864 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    I would think the hatched basis would work best. People would be more willing to part with money if they know they won't be out anything if the hatch goes wrong or they die etc....

    If they don't pay after the hatch then you have chicks to sell and can charge atleast $2 per chick.........

    Julie [​IMG]
     
  6. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    yeah if you charge them for a dozen and 1 hatches, you will not get any business after that
     
  7. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    If they don't pay after the hatch then you have chicks to sell and can charge atleast $2 per chick.........

    Or you could collect a small deposit before setting them​
     
  8. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:yea your probably right i didn't think about this. but should i do a minimum amount of eggs like 5 or 10?
     
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2009
  9. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    well, a minimum is a must, find out how much it will cost you to run the baor for 21 days, and then decide
     
  10. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    if did it right it will cost under $.50 a day to run, like $.48 a day
     

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