Sold my first eggs today

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Danigirl3, Sep 30, 2009.

  1. Danigirl3

    Danigirl3 Songster

    May 13, 2009
    Central Maine
    Just sold my first dozen. I'm a little more excited about this than I thought I would be. lol
  2. haha grats!! Many more egg sales to you!

    I think I'd be crazy eggcited too [​IMG]
  3. koifarm

    koifarm Songster

    Cool's fun when you finally start paying yourself back for all the feed and stuff....
    I had it figured the first time I sold a dozen that it should sell for $432 to break even.
    It's tough finding buyers at that price.....
  4. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

    May 27, 2009
    NW NJ
    Congrats [​IMG] I haven't sold any yet but can't wait [​IMG]
  5. SandRun

    SandRun In the Brooder

    Dec 19, 2007
    I sold my first 2 doz. yesterday, actually my wife did to a co-worker. What's everyone getting per dozen, I sold mine for $2.00 each dozen. Too much too little? The nice thing is he wants 1 dozen every week.
  6. abooth

    abooth Songster

    I get $2.00 a dozen and people are happy to pay it. They love those eggs!
  7. Freckle Face Farm

    Freckle Face Farm Songster

    Jan 1, 2009
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  8. thereseiam

    thereseiam Songster

    Apr 27, 2008
    Durant, Iowa
    I haven't sold any yet, but am considering putting an 'honor stand' at the end of my driveway. I stayed with a friend in Ohio to do some trail riding this summer, and her neighbor had one of those, which I thought was a great idea.

    For now, I'm so jazzed about having eggs, that I'm giving away dozens of them to everyone I know--the vet got a dozen yesterday, as did some co-workers, two dozen to a good friend--I won't ever have any to sell if I don't quit giving them away! [​IMG]

  9. Danigirl3

    Danigirl3 Songster

    May 13, 2009
    Central Maine
    I sold mine for 2.00. My husband said 2.25 with the carton or 2.00 if they bring their own. She was thrilled with the price and brought her own carton. I gave some of the smaller and not as pretty looking ones to my sister. I mentioned the price and she said, "geez that's kind of expensive you can get them in the store for less than that." I thought it was pretty reasonable and was surprised that my own sister balked at it.

    Editing to add I GAVE them to my sister, not charged her and she still compalined about the price and I don't think she even said thank you now that I think about it. Hmmmmm
    Last edited: Sep 30, 2009
  10. Jen4

    Jen4 Songster

    Sep 7, 2008
    Munfordville, KY
    Tell your sister these taste MUCH better then the store eggs, lol

    I sell mine for 2.00 too... sold 4 dz. today... to my cousins and they thought that was a great price...

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