Selling Eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SarahBethsMommy, Aug 14, 2013.

  1. SarahBethsMommy

    SarahBethsMommy Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone sell your eggs? How do you gage what to price them? I'm getting 4-5 eggs per day right now (I have 5 hens) and we have a pretty good amount in our fridge. I had a friend who wanted to buy some, but I don't have any idea what to charge her? Is $4 a dozen ridiculous or reasonable?

    They are all about Medium eggs I'd say... one or two jumbo in there. Mostly white (I have one red hen, so her's are brown).
     
  2. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    I sold my eggs for $4/dozen but to be competitive with local sellers ask $3/dozen and more in the winter and mention the farm fresh taste and the healthy, happy chickens.
     
  3. SarahBethsMommy

    SarahBethsMommy Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! I haven't found any farm fresh eggs at my local farmer's market, so I didn't know what to price them.
     
  4. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Around here it's $1.50 a dozen
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    And I'd so be losing money at that price. I refuse to sell at a loss. I do give a lot of eggs away, but if I'm selling something, I get a fair price for it. Here, I'm at the low end at $3 a dozen.
     
  6. BrendaJ

    BrendaJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check your local area (craigslist in the farming section) . Around here they go from 2 - 6 dollars a doz. I sell mine for $3 when I have extra.
     
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  7. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's your location and price is something that the OP will not be able to decide based off comments made of this site. They will have to find out what the prices are in their area. Where I am why would I sell at $3 if everyone else is selling at $1.50 [​IMG] Doesn't seem very smart to me. I don't plan on selling though, I plan on giving them to family and friends. I didn't buy chickens to sell their eggs anyways
     
  8. GoChick

    GoChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feed soy-free organic only, so I sell eggs at $4.50 a dozen and never have enough eggs to supply to all who want it. Between what I sell and what we consume at home, it totally pays for the expensive organic feed. [​IMG]

    it all depends on where you live and how you market them.
     

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