Peafowl prices

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by NevilChick, Mar 26, 2018.

  1. NevilChick

    NevilChick Chirping

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    I have been acquiring a few peafowl lately and trying to add more. I know some prices, but I also am afraid I may be taken as a beginner. I'm wondering perhaps a close standard price for a pair of Java green. She is three and he is five and she is laying now.
     
  2. PhoredaBurds

    PhoredaBurds Songster

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    Do you have any pics of these “JAVA greens”? I’ve read that there are no true Javanese Peafowl in this country. The ones you are looking at may be high% spaldings or American greens. Pricing varies greatly depending on the quantity and % of the birds. The more you can educate yourself and the more you can develop an eye for what you are looking at, the better prepared you will be going into a sale like this. Best of luck!!
     
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  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    If they are pure Javas they'd be worth over a thousand for a mature pair. Almost all the Javas in the US are percentages.
     
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  4. NevilChick

    NevilChick Chirping

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    This is the picture I have. I appreciate all of your help. Peafowl are new to me.
     

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  5. PhoredaBurds

    PhoredaBurds Songster

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    They’re very pretty birds, but they’re Spaldings. They still have value tho. It’s tough to really see them in that pic. I might offer $400-500 for the pair.
     
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  6. NevilChick

    NevilChick Chirping

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    Thank you very much. I don’t really know how to upload pictures any better. I wish I did! I guess I got taken on this deal. I wound up paying a lot more.
     
  7. PhoredaBurds

    PhoredaBurds Songster

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    We have all over paid for birds we want. My offer is on the low side and based on a pic that makes it tough to really assess them. The male looks nice from this angle. The female is lower percentage. I’m sure they will make beautiful chicks for you.
     
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  8. NevilChick

    NevilChick Chirping

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    Thank you so much and yes you are right about that. My daddy always said something is only worth what someone will pay for it. I wanted these enough to pay for them.... haha. But I do need to learn more. I appreciate your help. I truly can't wait to hatch chicks no matter what color they are!
     
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  9. Margaretlumley01

    Margaretlumley01 Chirping

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    Hoe about this guy? We want only a breeding pair and we will get rid of a boy. I don't know what breed mine are or how much I should sell them for. This one is about 10 mo.
     

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