Need ideas for tracking production - overrun with takers for my eggs!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by amysflock, May 20, 2008.

  1. amysflock

    amysflock Songster

    May 8, 2008
    Tenino, WA
    Oh, wow!

    I just emailed my office to let them know I'm selling eggs for $2/dozen, and I've received orders for 8 dozen in about 5 minutes!!

    I only have 2 1/3 (about) dozen in the fridge right now, and my 7 girls only lay 5-6 per day, so I'm back logged into next week!

    Do any of you who sell eggs have any tools or suggestions to share for how I could efficiently track my egg production/inventory to manage my sales? I had NO idea I would have this type of response, and had just thought to myself (after no takers in the first few minutes), "darn, I'm going to have to make a sign for the roadside!" Ha!

    Thanks! Whee! [​IMG]
  2. I keep a list of my customers, mostly people I work with and their usual orders. I At times I get the occasional customer and they get the eggs when I can. Laying is really good right now but I can barely keep up with the demand so I have more chicks coming and I started incubating my own.
  3. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2008
    Birnamwood, Wisconsin
    Just by word of mouth my hubby mentioned to ONE person that we will be getting chickens and by the end of that 30 min he had six customers who wanted 2-3 doz a week! We will not have that many to share [​IMG] And our coop is already in process and it's only 8x8! Were only keeping 15-20 chickens! lol At best we will get a doz a day maybe a dozen and 1/2. Crazy! People are really crazy for farm fresh eggs! I don't think we will have a prob selling any. AND they are all ok with 3 bucks a dozen [​IMG] That will pay for food for them.

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