What are adult Polish Tolbunt pair worth?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by farmgirlroots, Mar 16, 2015.

  1. farmgirlroots

    farmgirlroots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We were gifted a pair of Polish Tolbunt chicks (said to be show quality by the breeder) that were sexed as pullets but one turned out to be a roo. They are now adults, with the hen just starting laying and the roo recently started mating her. I know they are said to be rare, but they've never been my favorite by any means and now the polish roo is starting to get aggressive with our main layer flock roo. I don't have the desire or set up to house the two polish alone. I'm considering selling them but I have absolutely no idea what their worth might be. I just don't know much about the breed. I know as chicks they were $25 each. They are bonded and I'd like to sell them as a breeding pair. Any pricing suggestions?

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  2. chooks4life

    chooks4life Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm seeing fertile eggs sold for between $8 each and $120 a dozen (not including postage).

    Two larger scale breeders I've seen sell their adults for $50 or a bit over, each.

    I don't actually know anything much about them, just looked it up. :p

    Seems too steep for the breeder to sell you 'show quality' chicks, that's like selling 'show quality' foals or puppies or kittens... You simply don't know until it's grown. 'Show potential' is the correct phrasing as far as I know.

    Best wishes.
     
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  3. farmgirlroots

    farmgirlroots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think what I should have written was they were chicks from show quality stock. That would be more accurate.
     
  4. chooks4life

    chooks4life Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh alright, fair enough. Good luck with selling them.
     

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