Whats a fair price for chicks?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by First To Hatch, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. First To Hatch

    First To Hatch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2008
    New York
    Hello I have a 1588 genesis incubator with en egg turner that I've only used once, I feel like I've thrown my money away, I didn't use it at all this year. I would like to use it next year I'm thinking of buying hatching eggs and hatching chicks to sell. Is $4 a fair price, around here I believe the feed stores sell them close to $4 or is $3.50 a better price? I'm not really trying to make money to go out and have fun with, I'm thinking if I can pay for eggs shippng, feed, and maybe feed/ new supplies for the pigeons I'll be happy.

  2. RedfogsFlock

    RedfogsFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2010
    Wittmann, AZ
    Well beings that i'm in Phoenix our prices average 3.25 at the feedstore for production reds, and 3.99 for silkies, leghorns, etc. I've seen them for sale from private owner here for 3.00 each up to like 4 weeks old. Then the price increases something like .50 cents for every two weeks of age.
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I'd say your price should be determined by the breed and quality of the chicks you're planning on selling....plus the local market.

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