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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by danamillette, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. danamillette

    danamillette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is $6 a hen a good price? A person close by me is selling them at this price.
     
  2. Yoko

    Yoko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    usually hens are only two to three dollers,so youd be getting it at double,maybe triple the amount you could get it at another place like a factory,but if you really want one then id go for it![​IMG]
    i mean it cant hurt to spend a couple extra dollars:yiipchick
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    $6 for a point of lay hen? Excellent price.

    $6 for a chick - bad price.

    $6 for an old hen - bad price.
     
  4. danamillette

    danamillette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what i was thinking... I am just so excited to get some chickens, I want to start from eggs or chicks, but kinda late in the season here...or so some locals are telling me...
     
  5. danamillette

    danamillette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is a point of lay hen?
     
  6. Yoko

    Yoko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they lay eggs silly:p
    and you sell those eggs,eat those eggs,have the friendship of the hen,ect.
     
  7. ravenfeathers

    ravenfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:it's a hen that's just on the point of laying. i've seen them going for as much as $15 locally, so $6 would be a sweet price.

    Yoko, i think the OP was asking "what is a 'point of lay' hen", not what is the point of laying hens. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 12, 2008
  8. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Where they are just starting to lay. Around these paarts, $10 for a point of lay hen is fair.
     
  9. danamillette

    danamillette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks all! you all are funny, and once again...so helpful!!!
     

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