The 2019 Auction dates have now been announced: Sun 7th April, Sun 7th July & Sun 13th October.
Note update to pen fees: Large pens are now $5 each, Bantam pens remain at $3 each.
With over 400 pens and around 700 birds on offer the Kyneton & District Poultry Club Auction is by far the biggest and best in region. (note NO EGGS at the April auction)
The next auction will be held on Sunday 7th April 2019 in the Horace Don Poultry Pavilion at the Kyneton Show Grounds on the corner of Mollison Street, Kyneton.
Kyneton is a pleasant and historic town only an hour’s drive from the Melbourne CBD along the Calder Freeway, many of the shops & restaurants are open on Sunday
Birds are to be penned from 9am – 10.30am on the day of the auction, the shed is then open to the public from 11.00am.
Bidding stops at 12.30pm for eggs and 1pm sharp for birds.
Bookings are essential and by phone ONLY see details below.
Pens $5.00 each for standard and large [Goose] pens. $3.00 each for bantam pens. All pens have a 3 birds Maximum and are sold as one lot. Fertile EGGS in cabinets are $2.00 per egg carton or similar.
Bidder registration is $2.00 which includes a pencil and notepad, the club has cardboard boxes on sale for buyers to carry their purchases home in comfort.
All birds are to be presented in a healthy, disease free state and the club reserves the right to refuse entry to any bird presented in an unacceptable condition. Young birds must be off heat and feathered.
All transactions are cash only [no EFPOS or cheques] between the seller and buyer with the club taking no commissions. Buyers and Sellers, can discuss the various breeds and their needs.
There is always a great raffle with a terrific main prize and a nice range of other prizes. Tickets are only available at the auction. Raffle drawn on the day and winners notified. A sausage sizzle is available along with other hot and cold refreshments.
The club is appreciative of the support of the following sponsors; Woodend Produce Store, Birds R Us of Bendigo, Watts Fruit Shop, Kyneton Stock Feeds and Tarameade Market & Poultry Auction.
The Kyneton Poultry Club Inc. is a not for profit community based group and all proceed go to the continued refurbishment of our pavilion and promotion of poultry keeping in general. The pavilion has a solid concrete floor, new lighting and we have increased our pen numbers to 412. There are 62 designated egg spaces located in the cattle section beside the pavilion, note: bidding for eggs closes at 12.30pm.
The auction is conducted by volunteer Club Members who give their time, expertise & energy to help run a successful event, they are only too happy to be of assistance to our patrons.
For enquiries or to book pens please call our friendly Auction Manager Ian Bracken or Auction Secretary Hazel Bracken on 03 5427 4242.
HERE IS AN LIST OF ENTRIES THAT WERE AT THE OCTOBER 2018 AUCTION. A NEW LIST FOR THE NEXT AUCTION WILL BE POSTED NEARER THE DATE.
Araucana /Silkie x white and partridge pullets
Australorp black pullets
Australorp blue pair
Australorp grey hens
Barnevelder black pullets
Barnevelder blue pullets
Dutch Bantam gold cockerel
Dutch Bantam gold pullets
Leghorn black pullets
Leghorn brown trios
Leghorn white pullets
Old English Game black/red pullets
Pekin black pullets
Pekin white pullets
Plymouth Rock l/b pullet
Plymouth Rock l/b cockerel
Rhode Island Red pullets
Rhode Island Red trios
Rhode Island White pullets
Silkie black pullets
Silkie black cockerels
Sussex buff pullets
Sussex light pullets
Sussex light hens
Sussex platinum pullets
Sussex Xbred pullets
Wyandotte gold laced pullets
Wyandotte silver laced hens
Wyandotte bantam partridge pair
Wyandotte silver pencil hens
Wyandotte bantam slver pencil trio
Call ducks mixed colour pair
Call ducks mixed trios