What are you selling your eggs for per dozen?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Blue Ridge Hillbilly, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. Blue Ridge Hillbilly

    Blue Ridge Hillbilly Out Of The Brooder

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    I am going to have a lot of large brown farm raised eggs soon. I have no idea what people are paying for Large Brown eggs are selling for. I saw some this past spring selling for $4.00 at a state run farmers market. I don't think I can get that where I live. my eggs are farm raised, some free ranging and large run, good feed and fresh water with no hormones or medicated feed. I would like to hear what some of you are getting for a dozen large brown eggs. Thanks for your help.
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    I sell them for $4 a dozen. The farmer's market 1/2 mile from my house sells them for $6.
     
  3. sunnyvera

    sunnyvera Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sell them for $3.00/dozen. I sell them all, no one flinches at the price. At our store here, free-range organics are almost $4.00/doz so I am a little cheaper. Around here, $4.00/doz. would be over the top.
     
  4. zippitydooda

    zippitydooda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Organic cage free eggs go for over $4 at Walmart here..... BUT I don't sell mine for that. I sell them for $2 doz if I provide the carton, and $1.50 doz if the customer provides the carton. Usually people will give me loads of cartons. Mostly I sell to people at work or church. I don't go to a farmer's market or anything.
     
  5. Egg Rookie 2010

    Egg Rookie 2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    $3.50 a dozen and that pretty much just breaks me even after I figure feed, bedding, cartons, my little business cards....I suppose I could charge more but then I might be stuck with them....
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  6. Blue Ridge Hillbilly

    Blue Ridge Hillbilly Out Of The Brooder

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    Good picture. I am afraid mine will not look that pretty. I am going to use plain paper cartons. I have several people asking me for eggs but I have 24 hens so I am going to have to find some customers real soon.
     
  7. Egg Rookie 2010

    Egg Rookie 2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am down to only 10 layers and I just cant get enough eggs laid for all the requests! (so you know DH has been informed we will be adding more chickens in the spring and over next summer building a second coop....) LOL I love the term "chicken Math"
     
  8. 202roosterlane

    202roosterlane Happy Hen on a Harley

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    Love the clear carton! Were did you buy them?
    Thank you.


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  9. Egg Rookie 2010

    Egg Rookie 2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    rjlanger2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Love those clear cartons!!

    I've been lucky so far and haven't had to buy any cartons. I have a few people that give me their empty cartons and ask people to return the ones I sell them the eggs in.

    I sell my eggs for $3 a dozen for "large" eggs and $3 for 15 if they are "small" eggs. Grocery store free range / natural / organic are $3 to $5 per dozen depending on the type.

    I'm in central Texas, just outside of Austin.


    Bob

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