The 2019 Auction dates are Sun 7th July & Sun 13th October.
Scroll down for early list of entries…
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 auctions)
The next auction will be held on Sunday 7th July 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 8am – 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.
.Millie Ross and Jessamay Miller
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, Tarameade Market & Poultry Auction & Sunset Valley Chicks.
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 THE CURRENT LIST OF BIRDS ENTERED FOR THE JULY AUCTION –
(subject to change)
Ancona black pullets
Ancona bantam red pullets
Australorp black pullets
Dorking silver grey pullets
Dorking silver grey cockerels
Leghorn white pullets
Old English Game red/black pullets
Pekin black/white rooster
Pekin black white splash rooster
Pekin red/black roosters
Sussex light pullets
Sussex speckled hen
Sussex X pullets
Wyandotte gold laced pullets
Wyandotte silver laced pullets
Indian Runner ducks
Guinea fowl trio
Peacock Indian blue males
Fertile egg, breeds not specified