What would ya'll charge?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by peeps7, Nov 1, 2007.

  1. peeps7

    peeps7 Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    North Carolina
    What would ya'll charge for
    1. grown silkies
    2. cochin eggs
    3. cochin chicks
  2. k625

    k625 Songster

    Aug 14, 2007
    Can I hijack and add in Polish chicks, and frizzled polish chicks too...
    Peep- I have seen some decent silkies..not necessarily show quality go for almost 40-50, check out egg bid, and watch and see what some of them go for, its crazy, but good on your end [​IMG]
  3. kstaven

    kstaven Crowing

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    Around here:
    average silkie chicks are $10.00 and adults go at $20.00 up to $45.00
    hatching eggs are $1.00 each or $2 - $2.50 for SQ lines
    most other common chicks range between $3.00 and 5.00 and rarer breeds hit the $10.00 mark
    I have seen higher and lower prices but this is the average.
    good polish seem to ride at $4 - $5.00

    Large hatcheries tend to be cheaper but the overall consistancey in quality is normally not there like dealing with a small scale breeder. But this is just my opinion based on what I have seen. The exception to that seems to be Genetic Preservation here in Canada. Good overal quality and consistancey in the breeds I have purchased through them. I can't honestly comment on US based hatcheries.

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