pekin robin value

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mrscibbo
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have always wanted a pair, for interest sake, what would a pair of last season young be worth? they are a bueatiful bird that i would love to have
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Craig52
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I think $3,000 might come close and i've heard a few are being bred up the East coast. Craig
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Ya right! on the West Coast they are illegal.

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crocnshas wrote:I think $3,000 might come close and i've heard a few are being bred up the East coast. Craig
Recent ads suggest that will buy you the hen, then you can save up for a cock. Unfortunately there is a very recent trend in these oriental songbirds that the cocks are being bought up by rich 'songbird' enthusiasts at ridiculous prices, leaving a glut of hens and less breeding taking place. I know of individuals that have purchased pairs, then resold the male at twice the pair cost. This is particularly evident in magpie robins but pekins are also being affected.
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If any of those people have an unwanted, spare hen that they want to get rid of, I'll take it off their hands. :shifty:
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id love a pair but i think ill need to sell a lot of birds to make up those funds, you never know one day
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Are Pekin Robins in such dire straits that they are being offloaded?

Or should we be really concerned with these people's complete disregard for their future....…
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Lukec wrote:Are Pekin Robins in such dire straits that they are being offloaded?

Or should we be really concerned with these people's complete disregard for their future....…
Sounds like the second one to me
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Most definately the latter - the offer of a quick big buck has taken priority in some collections
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Only if there was a way of shutting this down, and shunning these people.
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