Selling Coturnix quail...pricing?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by AimsChickies, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. AimsChickies

    AimsChickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a gentleman ask me how much I would charge per quail once I have some up and running, he is using them to train his bird dogs. I have NO Idea what to charge for that type of thing, does anyone here sell them?
     
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    The lowest I got my adult coturnix for was $3 and thats extreemly cheap for some areas. I thought it was just right- for me as a customer...however I will probably sell any adults people want for $5. Cept when I have lone males (1-2 males) I normally just give them away. [​IMG]
     
  3. AimsChickies

    AimsChickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Monarc....i think i'll go middle of the road $4 it is!
     
  4. lowcountrypoultry

    lowcountrypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Down here is SC, I sold mine for $3 for males and $5 for females and lots of people were happy to pay that price [​IMG]

    Best Of Luck!

    -Austin
     
  5. hooksetz

    hooksetz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At $4.00 you won't have a problem selling them in Fla...
     
  6. AK_Button_Mama

    AK_Button_Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a guys recently contact me about eggs and he is willing to pay 66 cents per egg. (thats 8 dollars a dozen. so to feel him out I said the chicks were 4 dollars at day old and 6 dollars at 6 weeks after they mature I told him they are sold as breeders and that was 8 dollare each. or 25 dollars a trio. he seemed interested. is buying eggs tommorrow! I didnt expect him to be ok with it. I found a falconer who wants to buy my excess male coturnix every week. he is going to pay me 3 dollars a piece for what I would have other wise culled. I think that is great!!!!

    I think if you are looking for a fair midline price 3 dollars for up to breeding age is good. if they are sexed before maturity then 4 dollars each is good, and after that once they become breeders demand will set the price. I am letting the market tell me how much to charge.
     
  7. 98 gt

    98 gt a man of many... chickens

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    why give them away when you can go to the fleamarket where people will buy them for food...
     
  8. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:can't sell them on my side of pa at flea markets.... i've heard on the eastern side of pa of birdsbeing sold at fleamarkets, but nope not anywhere around here. I wish there was....I'd probably sell everything locally then than online.
     
  9. 98 gt

    98 gt a man of many... chickens

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    Quote:can't sell them on my side of pa at flea markets.... i've heard on the eastern side of pa of birdsbeing sold at fleamarkets, but nope not anywhere around here. I wish there was....I'd probably sell everything locally then than online.

    That would be easier
     

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