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Raising and selling barnyard mix chicks.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Hittman, Feb 21, 2015.

  1. Hittman

    Hittman In the Brooder

    Dec 29, 2014
    I going to incubate some barnyard mix eggs. Is it hard to sell them and what price should I ask.

  2. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Songster

    Feb 22, 2015
    I would like to know the answer to this question too.
  3. thecrumbler

    thecrumbler Chirping

    Mar 18, 2015
    Research if there's a demand in your area. If not, you'll have to ship. Buyers are going to be looking for viability of eggs - if for example, you've hatched 9 out of 10 eggs of a batch between a hen and a roo, they'd be 90% viable (buyers will feel more confident if you've hatched eggs yourself). Posting parent breed/pictures and temperament can always help - if you're not sure who mom or dad are, post what chickens are in your mix.

    Look around for prices online and hang around that (if they can find Leghorn eggs for $2 dollars a piece they're probably not going to spend $7 if that's what you ask for). Shipping can be expensive if you mail so keep that in mind.

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