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What is an appropriate price for chickens?

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by I_Heart_Chickens, Jun 21, 2008.

  1. I_Heart_Chickens

    I_Heart_Chickens New Egg

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    I have many big healthy sex-link chicks that I have raised since they were one day old. I plan on selling several of them at 16 weeks old.

    I have fed mainly organic feed and I have no idea what I should set as an asking price. 10.00? 15.00?

    any suggestions would be very helpful.
    Thanks!
     
  2. Tony

    Tony Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my local feed store sells the sex-links for $7.00 at 20 weeks. they go up a dollar as they get older, week by week. So my guess would be 4/5.00 at 16 weeks. hope this helps.
     
  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I think a lot depends on where you live and demand for them. Point of lay pullets here go for between $10-$20 per bird. Many folks will pay for not having to raise them up from chicks. [​IMG]

    Jody
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    It really does depend on your locale. The feedstore here sells pullets at point of lay for $20 each, sometimes more if the owner decides they are rare, LOL.
     
  5. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i just sold 16 week old pullets today for ten dollars
     
  6. countryboy

    countryboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I've seen those rare leghorns your talking about. [​IMG]
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Recently, she had a trio of Russian Orloffs and was asking $100 for the three. For a trio of Cochins, she wanted $50.
     
  8. I_Heart_Chickens

    I_Heart_Chickens New Egg

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    Thanks for all the responses everyone!
    I think I will do $15 each or 3 for $40. I am sure they will sell for that price in my community. If not I can always lower the price some if I need to.
     

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