Puzzled with the price.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Suckgg, Nov 21, 2019.

  1. Suckgg

    Suckgg In the Brooder

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    Right now I have different sizes of egg for sale.
    Is there any different prices between the Large size eggs and Medium size eggs?
     
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  2. Duck_life

    Duck_life Duck Addict

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    I don't sell eggs but the better the layer and taste, the more cents added to the price. IMO.
     
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  3. FortCluck

    FortCluck Free Ranging

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    I don't charge by the size. I usually give most of my eggs away to my friend's son in law who's a body builder.
     
  4. trumpeting_angel

    trumpeting_angel Free Ranging

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    In stores the large eggs sell for a little more. Not much. Recipes always call for large eggs, so that's a reason for a preference.
     
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  5. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    What I do is sell by weight. Most of my hens lay large to extra large eggs. So I will slip smaller or pullet eggs in the carton with some of the extra large or jumbo eggs and just make sure the average weight is at least at the extra large size. My customers don't mind this.
    Lately, I've been eating most of the pullet eggs until they start to get bigger.
     
  6. Suckgg

    Suckgg In the Brooder

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    Thank you all! I notice that in ShopRite store, some Large size eggs sold for $7.99 a dozen. Almost $0.01 per gram. That's a fair way maybe.
     
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  7. PirateGirl

    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist

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    I like to give buyers a mix of sizes and colors. I think somehow it feels more authentic to buying backyard eggs vs. store bought, however if I had a larger commercial operation and was selling much more than I am I would think the need for consistency would be important and would use and egg scale and sort and price accordingly.
     
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  8. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Crowing

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    I have med. eggs and large eggs. I only sell my large eggs (just 2 cartons a week) and eat the Med. eggs. The reason why, I am proud of the big eggs. I don't have any bantams.
     
  9. ChocolateMouse

    ChocolateMouse Crowing

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    I only sell in mixed dozens. They're labeled "mixed free range" on the cartons. Everyone I sell to knows what they're getting.
     
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  10. ShannonR

    ShannonR Crowing

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    Where do you live? Egg prices vary quite a bit depending on location, among other factors.

    Is the $7.99 for organic free range or something?
     
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