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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by AmyLynn2374, May 8, 2015.

  1. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    It's a hobby for me too. I definitely didn't go into hatching with the mindset I'm going to make money...lol I am hoping though that next year I can cover the cost of feed through egg sales and maybe any extra chicks I decide to sell. Or at least close to covering so that my "hobby" doesn't break me.

    I know..lol I think that's the hardest thing for me. Questioning wether they are going to have as good as a home as I would provide for them. I think if I could hatch and sell and know they are going to great "homes" that I wouldn't think twice about it.
     
  2. rossfam06

    rossfam06 Beak Brokers

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    Oh you noticed that too#!!!! :gig


    I have to say I thought the same as walnut!!!! Lol!!!!
     
  3. rossfam06

    rossfam06 Beak Brokers

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    Mine too is a hobby but any money I make is nice to have.
     
  4. scflock

    scflock Overrun With Chickens

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    That beard is the most anyone will ever see of me :gig
    You say boy, too?
    :smack
     
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    rossfam06 Beak Brokers

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    I thought boy too at first until you explained the feathering to me.....so here's the return :smack
     
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    chicapee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well heck you missed moi.
     
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    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

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    I've spent maybe $100 on my chickens, and then $20 for my pigeon pair. And then I've made $80+ dollars off selling chickens and eggs. I haven't spent a dollar on coop or feed or feeders or waters. Parents and grandparents rock. :D Plus, my pigeons are multiplying through breeding and I can use them to "buy" other pigeons or rabbits from my neighbor.
     
  8. scflock

    scflock Overrun With Chickens

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    You're a woman, so I'm sticking with 25 until you admit otherwise [​IMG]

    Honestly, knowing that your daughter just got married, I'd say you are all over the average [​IMG]
     
  9. scflock

    scflock Overrun With Chickens

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    Seriously, in 7 years, I've probably spent over $10K, and if I figured my /hour labor it would be much, much more. It would be the same for everyone, some much less, some much more. Unless you can go to a large scale, it would be tough to actually profit
     
  10. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

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    Wow. $10k? Your poor wife. :lol:
    I do see what you mean about labor. I have definitely toiled and labored over my chicks and chickens. Spoiled lil thangs. :gig

    We will be doing meat chickens soon for ourselves for the first time. I would like to eventually get more serious into selling chicks and eggs, and maybe meat. Of course I won't do any of the actually killing! :oops: :sick
     

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