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sold my first dozen eggs!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by tunaoftheland, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. tunaoftheland

    tunaoftheland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I'm so excited! I've been giving people eggs for months, saying I would probably start selling them come spring. Well, the girls have picked up their laying now everyone is done molting, so I figured I'd give it a go. A neighbor had said he would be interested in buying some, so I brought them over and asked $2 for them. He said that wasn't enough! He insisted on giving me $3!! How crazy is that?! But now I'm not sure what to charge other people. Still, it was really fun getting my first egg money! [​IMG]
     
  2. Majestic Lane Poultry

    Majestic Lane Poultry Heart Strings Animal Rehoming

    Feb 9, 2009
    I use my egg money to buy feed, hatching eggs, poultry supplies, etc. You know...feed the addiction!
     
  3. damselfish

    damselfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! Everyone has their own price, we charge $2 but alot depends on your area. Get $3 if you can!
     
  4. DawnSuiter

    DawnSuiter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I don't think my hens could lay enough eggs to pay for everyone's food... sure they would be carrying the slack for a few roosters & a couple of turkeys in that equation... but no way would that work!

    Wonder what I'm doing wrong... [​IMG]
     
  5. tunaoftheland

    tunaoftheland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "...feed the addiction" -hmm, that sounds like good advice. If they can pay for their feed, then maybe I could afford more chickens... Or a couple ducks or something! [​IMG]
     

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