1. Official BYH Caption Contest #3 - October 2014 - Pic by HoneyDreamMomma
    CLICK HERE!
    (if you are logged in, this notice can be dismissed using the "x" to the top right of the notice)

  2. BYH Featured Thread: Thinking about microdairy
    CLICK HERE!
    (if you are logged in, this notice can be dismissed using the "x" to the top right of the notice)

  3. BYH Picture Contest - Fall 2014
    CLICK HERE!
    (if you are logged in, this notice can be dismissed using the "x" to the top right of the notice)

  4. BYH New Section: Bees & Beekeeping
    CLICK HERE!
    (if you are logged in, this notice can be dismissed using the "x" to the top right of the notice)

  5. Official Poll: What breed of Livestock Guardian Dog do you prefer?
    CLICK HERE!
    (if you are logged in, this notice can be dismissed using the "x" to the top right of the notice)

  6. BYH Picture of the Week (POW) - Submit your Pics Now !!
    Click HERE!
    (if you are logged in, this notice can be dismissed using the "x" to the top right of the notice)

Selling Wholesale

Discussion in 'Meat Rabbits' started by hitnspit, May 7, 2012.

  1. May 7, 2012
    hitnspit

    hitnspit Chillin' with the herd

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2011
    Messages:
    67
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    31
    OK i have got to the point now that i can sell to restaurants. Now my question is do any of you do this and how much do you get a pound? Now i know it will depend on where you are. It floors me that some people on here can sell meat and rabbit for less then what it cost me to grow them. But anyways i live in Vermont and any help would be good. I do have 1 place lined up but just wondering if my price is low, good I know its not high. they cant wait for the meat...lolThanks jim
  2. Jul 10, 2012
    WorthItFarms

    WorthItFarms Chillin' with the herd

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2010
    Messages:
    68
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    34
    Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  3. Sep 22, 2012
    Ninny

    Ninny Ridin' The Range

    Joined:
    May 25, 2009
    Messages:
    122
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    73
  4. Sep 23, 2012
    secuono

    secuono Loving the herd life

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2010
    Messages:
    1,798
    Likes Received:
    32
    Trophy Points:
    142
    Call around to those who buy it and ask them directly.
    No one sells them for less than it costs to grow them. If you are, then you are missing something. Either over feeding, bad rabbit lines or settling.
  5. Sep 23, 2012
    Citylife

    Citylife Overrun with beasties

    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2010
    Messages:
    447
    Likes Received:
    19
    Trophy Points:
    98
    Location:
    KC,MO
    Do the laws require your product to be USDA stamped? If so, have you found a place to do it? Have you figured out the cost of how much A, rabbit costs from born to butcher size? Then add in your profit.
    I know what you mean about people selling for less then they have into rabbits. I see it quite often. People dont sit down and figure out what they have into raising them.
    Not everyone thinks business like.
    Looking forward to hearing about your venture.
  6. Sep 23, 2012
    Nathan Sampson

    Nathan Sampson Chillin' with the herd

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2012
    Messages:
    58
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    34
    Location:
    Whitewater Mo
    I know some states do not require usda stamp on rabbits you might be one of the lucky ones.

Share This Page