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Selling eggs

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by iam4hymn, Jan 31, 2016.

  1. iam4hymn

    iam4hymn Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 21, 2015
    Do you sell your eggs? How much do you sell a dozen for and what state are you located? Also, how much are you buying a 50lb bag of your favorite feed for? Thanks!
  2. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2015
    McVeytown PA
    I was going to sell eggs for 2.25 but I am looking to sell hatching fertile eggs I am in Pennsylvania and I usually pay 17-22 dollars for it but I found it over at a mill for 13.97 for a 50 pound bag
  3. Jackschicks

    Jackschicks Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 21, 2015
    Pearland, Tx
    Here in Texas in the suburbs of Houston I sell my eggs for 2.50 a dozen. At the local feed stores I pay about $13 for a 50 lb bag of laying pellets. I sell enough eggs that it covers the cost of my feed and mine & my families eggs are free.

    I have 16 laying hens of 7 different breeds for a colorful egg basket. I do not advertise or sell at the local farmers market, I just put a sign in my front yard & at the end of my street.
  4. judyc

    judyc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2009
    Lafayette, IN
    I attended the SAWG conference in Lexington, KY over the weekend. One of the speakers was from the Nashville, TN area. He told us that he sells his organic eggs for NINE DOLLARS a dozen. He sells his spent hens for SEVEN DOLLARS a POUND! All I have to say is he must be a great salesman.

    I'm near Lafayette, IN. $3 a dozen is top dollar for eggs, organic or not. Many people in my area keep a small home flock, so the demand isn't that high.

    My friend that spends $23 for a 50 lb. bag for organic feed can't get more than $3 a dozen. I pay around $15 a bag for regular feed, but will be going to non GMO this spring. (in bulk)
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013
    I sell my eggs for $3 a dozen here in north FL. I get their laying crumbles for about $14 for a 50 pound bag.
  6. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    I have just begun selling my eggs (following months of giving them away - dead clever eh?) and sell for the equivalent of $2.40 per dozen here in Nairobi. Ditto with Debby, it just about squeezes my feed bill to zero (and it will once my pullets get their finger out!).

  7. Spartan22

    Spartan22 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 2, 2014
    North Canton, Ohio
    Here in NE Ohio we sell our eggs for $4/doz. we pay 14.50 for 40 lbs of feeds w/ omega3 and $29 for non gmo organic feed.
  8. Arrakis

    Arrakis Out Of The Brooder

    May 15, 2014
    North Idaho
    North Idaho $3 a dozen. About $15 for 50 lbs of non gmo layer grains, locally grown.
  9. Gone-Quackers

    Gone-Quackers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 21, 2015
    Des Moines, IA
    I'll be selling my duck eggs for $4/dozen. Locally a lot of people are selling them for $4-6/dozen. However even at $4/dozen I won't completely cover my costs. But hey, at least the ducks will be able to buy some of their own food. [​IMG]
  10. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator

    Guess one my young girls read my post - she laid her first egg [​IMG]

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