Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by broodysilkies!?!, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. broodysilkies!?!

    broodysilkies!?! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2011
    North Florida
    Does anyone know what the AVERAGE price for a serama is????

    EVERYONE (if you know [​IMG] ) PLEASE COMMENT

    Thanks in advance!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  2. Laingcroft

    Laingcroft Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 22, 2011
    Depends on if you are looking for pet or show and eggs can be difficult to hatch (but I haven't given up yet!)

    Average I've seen between $50 - $125 each and usually the purchase of a pair is required.

    Try googling - SCNA (Serama Council of North America) founded by the original importer of the Serama chicken; there is a breeder listing page. There is also an American Serama club that I think is focusing on breeding for standardized APA type but the group doesn't have a breeder listing page.

    There are also two threads in the Breeds, Gentics and Showing forum - Amercian Serama and Traditional Serama, both are pretty active threads. I think there may also be an auction or two on this site.

    ETA: price range above is for 6 month to 2 year old chickens
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2012
  3. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2010
    Glasgow, KY
    Yeah, I agree with Laingcroft.
    Definitely check out the breed thread here on BYC and contact some of the breeders in your area.
    Also, the auctions here are a very good resource.
    Serama eggs (especially shipped Serama eggs) are more difficult than most to hatch, but I've had good success hatching them.
    A lot has to do with the fertility of the eggs.

    Good luck! Seramas are awesome!!


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