Is Breeding Still a lucrative trade?

There’s a lot of big time breeders out there, and the market is over saturated with all types of strains with new ones coming out every day. Is there room in the game for the little guy to make money any more? I know all about branding, and that’s important. I’m not talking about pollen chucking either, there’s enough of those people in the game. I mean if you took the time and work to create stable genetics is there money to be made out there? I appreciate all answers but I’m specifically looking for advice for those who did it or are still actively doing it. I’d appreciate any advice or tips I can get on that matter. Thanks guys!

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My advice is, work lines that you enjoy and most importantly don’t quit your day job.

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No, but pollen chucking is apparently

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Oh yeah, completely understand that! This is something I’ve always wanted to do but shied away from it because it’s easy to get discouraged. Anyways that’s a good point, gotta sort the strains you find special and work with what you like first before anything. I’m also not doing it just for the money, it would be a side hustle. If I made $100-200 or even less per week I’d still be happy.

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Capitalism isn’t about creating good products

It’s about making people think you have good products

Therefore, a lot of your income is determined by your ability to market yourself effectively

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Exactly! that’s what branding is all about… The seeds don’t sell themselves. I imagine starting off giving freebies to people, making sure you take nice pictures of the products, e.t.c.

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jolts per minute. As in keep the eyes moving and the brain distracted. Sort of like putting out 1000 new crosses a month. The sad part is the consumers attention span. I got caught up in hype train a few years back and the dudes putting in time and work seemed to get left behind for the flavour of the day chasers

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Part of the problem, I believe, is the more money you make, the more incentive there is to just maintain the status quo.

I’ve mentioned my criticism of exotic genetix before, for example. Grinder turned hustler is what it smacks like.

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I’d think if you can create solid high-quality seed lines, there is absolutely money to be made there.

Now is the time and effort spent creating them worth that money? Probably not :sweat_smile:

But I’m all for working lines for the betterment of the plant, not creating lines for the betterment of the wallet.

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I’m out of likes but I agree with the above comment.

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But all the cheap stuff come from communist shitholes ? Haha :v:

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This has become my plan. Make some nice lines and give them away to people

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A lot of what gets me thinking is, basically, people who have their work stolen or used by others without ever getting the full credit.

How many people know blue power is the fuel behind wedding cake? Or bog for sour dubb? Pisces genetics? Shabud?

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This is it!
Make a good cross or two and just give them away!
My goal is to make easy growing fems for new home growers and literally just give them away

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Jinx :rofl::green_heart::green_heart:

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And that’s why i am happy i stumbled across Overgrow

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Feels like a generalization. Also, criticism of capitalism is not explicit support of communism. I support socialist policies, not a fascist power system like Stalin or Mao set up.

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Not really.
There was a breeder on IG who was complaining that after spending 100K on his last breeding project he had only sold 5 packs. There is still money to be made selling seeds, but more as a side-hustle than a main source of income unless you make it big or have a dedicated following like Bodhi or CSI

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What breeder? And why would he spend, uh, 100k? @herojuana.tom

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Please say mass medical… jk

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