price of peacock egg??

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by julieschickens, Apr 21, 2011.

  1. julieschickens

    julieschickens Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 11, 2009
    rustburg va
    what is a fair price for eggs from solid white peafowl?i have some if anyone is interested. i am not able to incubate them now because i will be traveling. thanks for any input or help.
  2. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

    Jun 10, 2010
    I'd consider $5 an egg a reasonable to low price for peafowl eggs of most sorts. If they were eggs I really really wanted from a color or pattern I either knew was on the rarer side in general or rarer in my area at least, I'd pay up to ~$8-10 an egg. I think I paid about $7 an egg for my silver pied eggs and about 8.50 an egg for the pied spalding eggs (and that price includes shipping, so the eggs themselves were slightly less). Of course, I would expect to pay more for eggs from, say, a purebred java green or from (and I know it's impossible at the moment) a violeta pair.

    For whites, I'd say probably $5 or $6 an egg would be fair.
  3. 6littlechickies

    6littlechickies Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2009
    Burton, OH
    Quote:$7-8 an egg is cheap, common cost without shipping for IB on ebay is around $7-10. Some of the color/pattern eggs can run fairly decent $$ I've seen $40+ each egg and not including shipping for peach WE and 30+ for charcoal spaldings all on ebay. If you can get $5 eggs somewhere then get as many as you need right then.
  4. NateinFL

    NateinFL Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 7, 2009
    Wesley Chapel FL
    I have read on many sites that shipped peafowl eggs have lower hatch rates than shipped chicken eggs, so I don't think I'd be spending $45 per egg unless maybe it could be guarnateed, that's a huge gamble right there.
  5. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    Last edited: Jul 21, 2011
  6. Choctaw Valley Farm

    Choctaw Valley Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 16, 2010
    When we had India Blues we sold 5 month old chicks for $15.00 ea, So many things can happen with younger chicks we always waited to sell until they were 5 to 6 months old.
  7. 6littlechickies

    6littlechickies Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2009
    Burton, OH
    Quote:I would agree that it is way too risky at that price too, but I've seen it. I guess they might figure it as gambling b/c if they can get 1 of the special egg color/patterns to hatch and get it to a year old it will be worth more than the cost. By the time I spent that much per egg I'd wait and find a male yearling or breeder. Shipped eggs will for sure have a lower hatch rate than fresh eggs and peafowl are a little harder than chicken eggs to hatch % wise overall.
  8. C&Rman

    C&Rman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2011
    Hmmm I wish eggs were that cheap here. They are going for more then 50.00 an egg. Which I dont understand because yearlings are cheaper then an egg.
    But that was an assortment of 20 diffrent eggs.
  9. domenic246

    domenic246 New Egg

    Oct 7, 2013
    hi my name is Domenic i would love to have some peacocks how much for 10 eggs or if u have baby in my street there is one male all by him self i would love to have some mixed colours like white of pied
  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

    Jun 24, 2012
    My Coop
    If you're near Gilroy, CA I have some young chicks.


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