Mature Chicken Price

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by parrillofarms, Jan 7, 2010.

  1. parrillofarms

    parrillofarms Out Of The Brooder

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    I am getting ready to move and I can't take all of my chickens with me. I wanted to sell some of my birds. They are only 4 months old. I have RIR and Rocks. I was wondering what could I sell these birds for each?
     
  2. beerman

    beerman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last time I got birds that age I paid $5.50 each. I got RIR Buff O's and JJ's
    Just what I paid here in Illinois
    Brian
     
  3. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:depends where you live-I can get 10-15$ a piece or more depending on breed and egg color-I have an order for 4 pullets at 12$ a pop. Only because I have to house and heat these guys in winter and hatch out twice as many to gets pullets!
     
  4. farmin'chick

    farmin'chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sell Point of Lay birds from $12 - $15 dollars, which yours are within a few weeks of laying if they are a full 4 months.
     
  5. AZKat

    AZKat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check out the Craigslist listings for your area, that should give you a decent idea about the going rate in your area. In my area, a point of lay pullet would go for anywhere from $15-20, which is totally outrageous by the standards of other area.
     
  6. rhoda_bruce

    rhoda_bruce Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I remember when I used to buy chicks for .50 and a sack of crack corn for 5.00 and would sell my eggs for 1.00/dozen.
    So I am not comfortable to discuss prices anymore with egg customers. They find it unbelievable that I now pay as much as 3.00/chick and over 12.00 for a sack of crack corn. Fortunately some understand and are willing to buy eggs for 3.00/dozen......good thing, because I wouldn't sell them otherwise. I would just keep them. All that being said.....I would try and sell the pullets for 15.00 to 20.00 each. If I could buy a started pullet for double what I pay for day old chicks, I would never raise another chick again.
     
  7. Julie_A

    Julie_A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Down here, laying hens are $8 to $10. POL pullets are $6 to $8. Feathered chicks a couple of months old for about $4.
     
  8. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
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    farmin'chick :

    I sell Point of Lay birds from $12 - $15 dollars, which yours are within a few weeks of laying if they are a full 4 months.

    That is my charging price also depending on how many they purchase at the time. These are for point of lay pullets.​
     
  9. Julie_A

    Julie_A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I remember my Grandpa getting mad because he paid $1 each for chicks. LOL
     
  10. G Wiz Ranch

    G Wiz Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sell pullets (RIR's, EE's, BO's, BR's, BSL's), 12-20 weeks for $15 NOT A PENNY LESS! I sell 1 week old chicks for $3.00. My Roo's sell for $5 from 10+ weeks or $1 as chicks.
     

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