Who Sells Eggs?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Boyd, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    MI
    I am curious, I had close to 13 chickens before the coyotes started rambling, and had enough eggs for me and my extended family. I had a few people who tried mine and asked me when I was going to start selling eggs... like farmers market etc.

    I was curious; How many of you sell eggs like this, How did you get involved, What kind of setup do you have to do this?

    I am just a backyard hippie who wants to be healthier, but I've realized that this is also sort of a business to many (duh i know, but still...... duh)

    Any input appreciated!
     
  2. jonathansenn

    jonathansenn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i hope you get a lot of replies to this because i am in the same situation you are. I have a coupe of people at work who I sell to. I sell my eggs for the same price they do in the local store. They tell me a day or two beforehand they need some eggs and I bring them to work. If they return the egg carton and I give them a discount. I also barter eggs for favors like clothes washing, cutting the grass [​IMG], baby sitting, etc.
     
  3. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    we sell our extra eggs. chicken and duck.

    we charge 50 cents per duck egg and $2 a doz for chicken eggs.

    our set up... a fridge, cartons and word of mouth.
     
  4. purecountrychicken

    purecountrychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We sell our eggs for $2 per dozen. And here lately,,we cant keep up with the demand.
     
  5. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    MI
    [​IMG] I hear that. I want to get my flock going again... darn coyotes.... ACK! If I only had a larger coop........
     
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    We also sell ours for $2. After we move and get more chickens, we will be advertising.
     
  7. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    We sell our too. We get $2.25 a dozen. Word of mouth and the sign at the end of the driveway is our advertisement.
     
  8. BeccaOH

    BeccaOH Morning Gem Farm

    Oct 3, 2008
    east central Ohio
    I'm trying to build my flock up so I can meet the demand. I only sell 1-2 dozen per week right now, but have lots of interest. I sell at church and work, but neighbors are starting to call. I stopped giving freebies to family and friends.

    I sell chicken eggs for $2 per dozen. (Ducks coming soon!)

    I want to set up a schedule so I know to have eggs ready on certain days for certain customers. I have one person on it so far for eggs every other Sunday. [​IMG]
     
  9. texaschick-a-dee

    texaschick-a-dee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sell mine $2 per dozen and have one customer (and some relatives) that buy from me. He comes by almost every weekend and buys "whatever we have" which is usually 10 - 14 dozen. It all started with a sign in the window of a convenience store.
     
  10. babymakes6

    babymakes6 Gifted

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    For a farmers market, you need to check your state laws. Here in Ohio you can sell eggs from your home, but to take them off your property you need a vendor's license.
     

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