Price of day old chicks?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by mamawolf544, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

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    I am new to this and I have someone wanting to buy day old chicks.
    I am in the DFW area of Texas. I dont want to price myself out of the market.
    Right now I am getting $25.00 for 100 eggs. So what is everyone getting on day olds?
    Thanks,
    Terri
     
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    If i were you I'd look into ads around your area and try to compete with those [​IMG] I have almost no competition here in my area however no one really wants to buy my day olds so it's not much of an issue.

    My day olds are $1.50 each 3+ week olds are $3.50 and laying adults are $5
     
  3. feather leg farms

    feather leg farms Songster

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    For showquality Showgirls and showquality silkies I charge from day one $5.
     
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  4. farrier!

    farrier! Songster

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    McMurry wants 1.32 for day olds. So, maybe start out at 1.50 to 2.00.
     
  5. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

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    I have never Ever seen quail for sale in our area nor have I ever met anyone besides me who has ever owned any. [​IMG]
     
  6. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Songster

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    Well for me, if i found a couple of Ameraucanas that laid a nice blue egg, not the pale almost white ones but the real blue eggs, i'd pay $ 25 per pullet.
     
  7. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I sell day-olds for $1 each, and that's up to 1 week old. They go up $.50 each week after.
     
  8. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

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    That's how I priced them in the end a $1 per. It is a hunting lodge. So we will see.
    BTW my Ameraucanas (sp) lay beautiful blue eggs, they are lighter now because they are molting and I got them 2 yrs ago from McMurray hatchery. I ordered 23 hens and 2 roos. And every one of them lays BLUE eggs. Give them a try.
    Terri
     

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