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Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by birdlover, May 7, 2011.

  1. birdlover

    birdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    Northern Va.
    I was at the Whole Foods supermarket yesterday (I live in No. Va.) and they were selling 1/2 dozen silkie eggs for SIX DOLLARS!!! Does that hit you as totally outrageous like it did me!!???
     
  2. areyoumymother

    areyoumymother Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow, that is a little much, that is like a dollar an egg ... but... it is Whole Foods afterall.... They have a tendency to be a bit pricey
     
  3. GiddyMoon

    GiddyMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Were they fertile?
     
  4. birdlover

    birdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    Northern Va.
    Nope! Just for eating! [​IMG]
     
  5. GiddyMoon

    GiddyMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Who in the world would be stupid enough to fall for this? [​IMG]
     
  6. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow, wish i could sell my silkie eggs for that much! i would be rich, Rich, RICH!
     
  7. hilareee

    hilareee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that's why we call whole foods "whole paycheck"
     
  8. birdlover

    birdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    Northern Va.
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  9. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    [​IMG] $1 per BANTAM egg? A dollar for a tiny egg? For hatching I can understand, but this is insane. Maybe they're trying to fool people with the name "Silky"? It sounds fancier than other breed names.
     
  10. birdlover

    birdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    Northern Va.
    On the carton, it had a picture of a black silkie and a label that said they were Japanese exotic bantam eggs or something like that. Yes, in Northern Va. there aren't very many people who are chicken savvy and SOMEbody is taking advantage of that fact!! I just wonder how much profit the owner of the chickens makes out of the $6.
     

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