How much would you pay for silkies

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Tigger123, Jun 26, 2016.

  1. Tigger123

    Tigger123 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just wondered how much you would pay for a pair of silkies over a year old, I have no idea as am new to this. Please can anyone advise?
     
  2. Tigger123

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    This is a hen and cockerel.
     
  3. dtown2002

    dtown2002 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think about 4-6$ per chicken would be a nice price.
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Perhaps for hatchery started birds......

    The original question is kind of like how much would you pay for a car? Do you mean a brand new Lexus with all the bells and whistles, or a twelve year old hyundai that never had any bells and whistles, or a highly competative Formula 1?


    Hatchery silkie chicks run $5 to $10. Started silkies from breeders probably start at about $15, and can easily go up to $75 or $100 or more. Older birds whose potential is more apparent can be more.costly, and to some extent the breeder's name will affect the price.
     
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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Regular hatchery silkies, for a pair, I'd probably ask around $30-35. Depending on color, also. Colors besides black and white seem to sell better here.
     
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  6. dtown2002

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    Ohhh... I thought it said one day old. XD But for a pair at one YEAR old I would pay anywhere around 35-45$ depending greatly on color.
     
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