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post #21 of 43
Her price will depend on how much people are willing to pay for them. A lot of farms have to sell for grocery store prices or they won't sell.

I sell mine for $3.50 a dozen. $3.25 if you bring back the carton. Mine are pastured and organic (not certified though).
post #22 of 43
I sell my eggs (not organic) to individuals for $3/dozen or $4/18-pack. If I have a lot, and no customers lined up, I will sell them to the health food store for $3.50/dozen, and they will sell them for $4.50/dozen.
post #23 of 43
The co-op place that we get our meat from sells them for $3.75 a dozen. Last time she went out straight to the chicken and gathered them for me.
post #24 of 43
We pay $4 or $4.50 a dozen for good quality farm eggs here in north Florida.
post #25 of 43
I'm in Canada and our egg prices are:

$1.99/doz at the store, regular, large, white shelled

$4.50/doz at the farmer's market, usually brown shelled, various sizes

$5.99/doz, at the store, organic, large, brown shelled

$3.50/doz, from roadside stalls found through our local Craigslist, from people who raise chickens and are just selling off excess eggs.
post #26 of 43
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Well, it looks like she is selling them too cheaply! Even though people out here don't usually buy them (we have a weird mix of people ranging from "I don't get my eggs from a chicken, I get them from the store" (yes, seriously) to people like me who wouldn't DARE buy them from a store, lol. But the ones who buy from my neighbor are city slickers and think it's neat to take a drive out to the farm for eggs. Or she sells to the people she works for and up at my her dh's work in the metroplex.

You know, I never thought of selling to the hfs. I should call and ask them if they do that at the one here.
post #27 of 43
We pay about 3.50 and it seems most places around here are about that. I have bought them from several different farmers.

In winter though, forget it. I can't find them. I am stuck buying "organic" eggs from costco, which have the palest yolks I have ever seen!!
post #28 of 43
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Originally Posted by Chicky2 View Post
You know, I never thought of selling to the hfs. I should call and ask them if they do that at the one here.
Our hfs strongly believes in local foods, which is why they buy our not-necessarily organic eggs. And we're lucky that there's a sizable portion of our community that supports local food, too.
post #29 of 43
i have paid as much as $5.00 a dozen and as little as $2.50 a dozen

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post #30 of 43
I sell mine (pastured on organic fields, but supplemented with regular feed, not organic) for $3.50/doz or $3/doz if you bring your own container. I just started selling to neighbors & friends a few months ago, and so far we are selling everything extra that we don't eat. I know of two big farms with organic/grass-fed/pastured animals in the area that sell eggs for $6/doz.
post #31 of 43
Can I just say holy freaking cow at some of your prices for eggs?!?!?! $5-6 a dozen!?!?! For *EGGS*!?!? OMG! Thank the gods I don't live where you do!! I think $3 a dozen is expensive!!!
post #32 of 43
$2.50/dz, limit 2 cartons per person.

I've seen them roadside for $1.50/dz, but I'd rather stick with a trustworthy source.

I'm in NE Ohio.
post #33 of 43
I buy from 4 different people in the area (NC) with prices ranging from $1-$3 a dzn.
post #34 of 43
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Originally Posted by mamadelbosque View Post
Can I just say holy freaking cow at some of your prices for eggs?!?!?! $5-6 a dozen!?!?! For *EGGS*!?!? OMG! Thank the gods I don't live where you do!! I think $3 a dozen is expensive!!!
In California during the gold rush (a hundred and fifty years ago), eggs were $1-$3 EACH!
post #35 of 43
$3.75/doz for pastured organic eggs from my guy, $3.50 for the other I know here but they weren't as good.
post #36 of 43
We get farm fresh organic eggs for $1.99 a dozen.
post #37 of 43
I think I paid $4.50 for a dozen jumbo eggs last time I bought at the farmer's mkt. They were more expensive than usual ($3.50-$4) since they were jumbos. Cheap store brand supermarket eggs are about $1.99 here.
post #38 of 43
Local free range eggs with conventional feed at local grocery store $2.75
Local free range eggs wth conventional food from my officemate who has them coming out her ears right now $1.00

Organic eggs at either the farmer's market or bigger town grocery $3.75
post #39 of 43
where i live pastured eggs sell for $1.50-$2 a dozen. but 45 minutes away in the cooler, hipper, less rural towns they sell for $3-$4 a dozen. it just depends on how easy it is to find a source of pastured eggs and what other people are charging.

we have our own chickens so i don't usually buy eggs unless i'm doing a lot of baking or having a bunch of people staying at the house for several days and i know i'm going to be making a lot of big breakfasts. but when i do i buy them from a friend's farm and he charges $2 if you buy them at the farm and $3 if you buy them from him at the farmer's market.
post #40 of 43
We pay $4 a dozen for pastured farm eggs and $6 for organic pastured farm
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