Trading question

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Amyh, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. Amyh

    Amyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2010
    North Carolina
    Does anyone trade their home grown chicken for grass fed beef? What ratio do you use? lb for lb or no?
  2. water4two

    water4two Out Of The Brooder

    May 20, 2009
    Hendersonville, NC
    Great question! I would like to see the answers to this question. I have thought about this as well. I do not think I can raise a cow for 1 to 2 years without falling in love.
  3. schmism

    schmism Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 16, 2007
    Peoria IL
    i always trade based on final sale price

    if i sell my chicken for $3/lb and he sells his beef for 3/lb then ya its pound for pound

    if i trade my $3 chicken for $8 lamb.... its almost 3 lbs of chicken for 1 lb of lamb.
  4. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    I haven't yet, but growing up we traded although not chicken. We always traded half a beef (that we raised) for a whole hog I guess that's pretty much pound for pound and how I would hope to do it in the future.

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