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Sold my first dozen eggs.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by The Lazy L, Dec 17, 2012.

  1. The Lazy L

    The Lazy L Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As soon as the word got out (wife) that I am raising chickens I've been bombarded with request for eggs.

    With 8 BOs maturing I'm getting 4 to 5 eggs daily. We use a dozen a week so that left 1, maybe 2 dozen a week to sale.

    WHEN YOU SELLING EGGS?

    Neighbor gives us the surplus from her garden, she gets free eggs.

    WHEN YOU SELLING EGGS?

    Aunt Mary gather about a million zillion egg cartons from the retirement home, she gets a dozen free.

    WHEN YOU SELLING EGGS?

    Mother's and Grandmother's get some free,

    WHEN YOU SELLING EGGS?

    Wife tells her coworkers I've got eggs...

    WHEN YOU SELLING EGGS?

    OK fine, $3 per dozen.

    oh...I've been telling people $1 or maybe $2.

    $3 per dozen.

    Well 20 years ago I sold them for $1.25 to cover the cost of my feed.

    $3 per dozen.

    I'm going to ask around and see what the going price is.

    That's fine. My eggs cost $3 per dozen.

    You put the eggs in the carton wrong. Eggs should be pointed end down!

    That would cost you $4 a dozen. Mine are only $3 a dozen.

    Wife has a coworker that's been consistent in politely asking so I gave her a dozen free. Coworker likes the eggs and pays $3 for another dozen!
     
  2. popsicle

    popsicle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pointy-end-up-eggs drive me bonkers, and I go through eggs fast enough that it doesn't matter.
     
  3. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays Premium Member

    Congrats on selling your first dozen! [​IMG]

    We sell ours for $2.00 a dozen here and a few people have balked at that. Of course here everybody and their cousin rasies chickens, so eggs are plentiful. I have a nieghbor that sells hers for $1.00 a dozen.
    I really think to cover your feed bill $3.00 is very fair.
     

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