selling quail eggs

Discussion in 'Quail' started by fiorentinagal, Jul 28, 2014.

  1. fiorentinagal

    fiorentinagal New Egg

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    I would like to start selling my organic quail eggs for eating. Any recommendations on prices for a 24 pack?
    Thank you everyone!
     
  2. Quail Jailer

    Quail Jailer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That depends entirely on where you live. Here quail eggs are not as popular as in some places so ours sell cheap. infertile food eggs $15 / 100.
     
  3. fiorentinagal

    fiorentinagal New Egg

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    I live in Southern Oregon..I was thinking 5-6 dollars for 24. Thanks for your reply!
     
  4. Quail Jailer

    Quail Jailer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One member here says the going rate where he lives is $8/doz

    But I couldn't look my customers in the eye at that price.

    you may very well be in the ballpark for your area, $2-3 /doz is not unheard of.

    I'm happy at .15 an egg, that more than covers the feed and I don't feel like I'm ripping my customers off (around here people simply compare to chicken eggs)

    They do seem to be gaining in popularity.
     
  5. Sill

    Sill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For organic eggs $3 a dozen would be minimum here, I've seen them for $5-6 a dozen for organic eating eggs. We do have a large Asian population here, but the Hispanics seem to be liking them too.
     
  6. SliderShooter

    SliderShooter Out Of The Brooder

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    If you are feeding 100% organic to your layers, you are going to have to get a lot of money for your 24 pack of eggs to recover the cost of the feed. Take a pencil to it and come up with a price. Organic eggs will bring a premium price.
     

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