how much to sell live meat rabbits for?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by miss_thenorth, Oct 15, 2009.

  1. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    I \\usually sell for $15 dressed, but guy wants to know how much for a live one per pound.

    What do you think? Average weight live is 10#
     
  2. chinbunny

    chinbunny In a hutch

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    Most meat buyers will pay up to a $1 a pound. The ones I have dealt with are the runners for rabbit slaughter houses. They pay what the company tells them to pay. Hope that helps.

    You get $15 out of our dressed ones? Lucky you. I am lucky to get $5 out of mine.
     
  3. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    Yeah, that's what I ended up telling him--I did some figuring, and $1/lb sounded reasonable, after the amount of feed etc and work I put into them.
     

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