selling eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kelliepulido, Nov 2, 2008.

  1. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    st.john's mi
    I was thinking of putting a sign out front fresh eggs for sale since i live on a busy country road and was wondering how much to charge for a dozen bantam eggs?
     
  2. s6bee

    s6bee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2007
    Western, NY
    People may be looking for standard large eggs and those typically go for at least $2.50, so I wouldn't expect more than $2.00 /doz. maybe even less. You'll have to use 2 eggs for every one large. You can try to sell them.
     
  3. jasonak

    jasonak Out Of The Brooder

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    Im kinda in the same boat getting lots of bantam eggs but not sure what to sell them for.I was thinking of using craigs list.
     
  4. pookiethebear

    pookiethebear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am currently getting over run with eggs. I have standard hens and get anywhere from med - to super mondo jumbo. I am putting out a sign for $3 a dozen.
     
  5. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good luck selling them eggs! i can't wiat till all my girls start laying. i am only getting 3 a day right now.
     
  6. hinky toes

    hinky toes Out Of The Brooder

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    In my town, local free range eggs at the food CO-OP are selling for $4.99/doz. I've sold a few dozen to my neighbors for $3/doz.
     
  7. dospuercos

    dospuercos Out Of The Brooder

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    I've just started to sell my extra eggs as well. I would recommend checking to see if you have a local healthfood store. See how much they are charging for their eggs. You will probably need to charge a little less. And then see if they have a community board where you could post a sign. This is what I did & the manager called me a few days later freaking out! Not because he was upset, but because he wants to purchase all of the eggs he can get from me. He told me that another local healthfood store gets 100 dozen farm-fresh eggs every Tuesday & that they sell out before 1:00 pm. Of course I live in a larger city so this may vary depending on where you are at. But the people who are shopping in these stores usually already understand the importance & benefits of eating farm fresh eggs. That is half the battle in getting people to spend a little extra for your much more delicious & extremely more nutritious eggs.
     
  8. jasonak

    jasonak Out Of The Brooder

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    Are any of you selling bantam eggs?
    thanks
     
  9. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    I sell my standard eggs, med-jumbo for $3.75 doz I sell the small new layer eggs for $2.50 for 18. They do sell though.
     
  10. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    I have sold bantam eggs in the past with very limited success at $1.79 per dozen. Most people I found did not wnat small eggs. I personally don't mind small eggs, they all taste the same and if a recipe calls for 3 eggs, I would just use 4 of the bantam eggs. This is one reason I no longer have bantams, only standards. Hope this might help [​IMG]
     

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