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How much should i charge?

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by BantyHugger, Aug 3, 2008.

  1. BantyHugger

    BantyHugger Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2008
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    I have breeding Pekins that hatch out a few times a year. What should i charge per duckling? I sell to my feed store right now for 2.50 a duck. Is this too low? I don't want to put him out of business. i know hatcheries give discounts so i figured that had to be close to what he pays for Ideal Ducklings.
     
  2. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2007
    SE Texas
    Hmm that's a good question...I sell day old rouens for $3 and have been told it's crazy cheap, but atleast they SELL and I am not stuck with tons of ducklings I don't need. I don't think $2.50 is bad if you're doing day olds as you aren't out any feed. If they're older than that...we'll that's a different story...
    Kristi
     
    Last edited: Aug 3, 2008
  3. redhead83402

    redhead83402 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow ~ our feed store sells day old pekins for $4.89 each.
    ~Red
     
  4. BantyHugger

    BantyHugger Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2008
    Ponder
    Quote:Our Feed store sells for $4 each. I Figure $1.50 profit is good for him. Also he always has a waiting list for Pekins so they don't sit around the store. [​IMG]
     
  5. Jayare's Chicks

    Jayare's Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will your feed store let you put up a flyer to advertize the ducks? If so you could cut out the middle man and sell them yourself for the same $4.00.

    Jayare
     
  6. BantyHugger

    BantyHugger Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2008
    Ponder
    Jayare's Chicks :

    Will your feed store let you put up a flyer to advertize the ducks? If so you could cut out the middle man and sell them yourself for the same $4.00.

    Jayare

    Good Idea! [​IMG] I'll ask. If No one wants them from me I'll sell them to him and then surely someone will get them.​
     
  7. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2007
    Virginia
    I recently sold some Pekin ducklings for $4 each. The lady that came and bought them all thought that was cheap and was thrilled. She drove 2 hours to get them!
     

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