Just sold my first eggs, im uber macho now

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Zadien, Jan 3, 2016.

  1. Zadien

    Zadien Out Of The Brooder

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    I just sold 10 Quail eggs for $3.90 (thats all this lady had that ive befriended at my local super market)

    I know they can go for way more but it is what it is. Money is money :)


    How do you farmers package your Quail eggs nicely?
     
  2. nwfl

    nwfl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sell mine for $4dz. There are standard and jumbo cartons on eBay, other sites and James Marie Farms sells good quality too. I put mine in plastic food containers and people just return them to me each delivery.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I just sold my first eggs yesterday (chicken eggs though). I too was thinking of buying strong egg boxes and taking a deposit on them, then just swapping the boxes when they are returned. I hope it will work out for a handful of customers, which is all I need.

    Ct
     
  4. nwfl

    nwfl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All of my regular customers return cartons or containers when they pick up new eggs. A good clear plastic carton, even the Styrofoam last a long time.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    That's the idea I was kinda hoping to replicate - thanks
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  6. Zadien

    Zadien Out Of The Brooder

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    how many do you sell for 4$?
     
  7. Zadien

    Zadien Out Of The Brooder

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    thats a great idea for saving as much money as possible
     
  8. Zadien

    Zadien Out Of The Brooder

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    Going to formally deliver a batch of eggs for the first time tomorrow. 12 for $4.00 Canadian.

    I found an amazing container. The little 6oz 170g plastic blackberry packs at your local grocery store :D I'll make sure to remind granny to keep it for the next deliver to make the switch and keep it green :D
     
  9. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Good for you! I sold my first eggs last week- assuming things work out I may at least be able to pay for their feed.

    All the best
    Ct
     

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