All Auction bookings to be made by email firstname.lastname@example.org
The popular Helmsman auctions are now back on! Our next auction dates are to be confirmed for 2023.
Pen bookings to be made via email only – email@example.com
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 last auction was held on Sunday 16th October 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 – 10am on the day of the auction, the shed is then open to the public from 11.00am.
Bidding stops at 1pm sharp for birds.
Pen bookings are essential and by email ONLY see details below.
The KDPC Inc advises that ALL birds purchased should be quarantined when you get them home prior to mixing them with any existing flock.
Pens $5.00 each for standard and large [Goose] pens. $4.00 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 between buyers and sellers cash only [no EFTPOS or cheques] Buyers and Sellers, can discuss the various breeds and their needs and buyers are advised to get contact details from the sellers, the club cannot follow up after purchases have been completed.
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; Green Vallay Grains, Woodend Produce Store, Birds R Us of Bendigo, Watts Fruit Shop, Kyneton Stock Feeds, Tarameade Market.
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 email firstname.lastname@example.org
Below is a list of birds that were on offer at our July auction:
Ancona Bantam Pullets
Australorp Black Bantam Trio
Australorp Standard Blue Pair
Australorp Standard Blue/Black Pair
Barnevelder Blue Laced Pair
Barnevelder Standard Silver Doubled Laced
Barnevelder Standard Silver Doubled Laced Trio
Belgian d’Uccle Bearded
Dorking Silver Grey Pullets
Duckwing Standard Golden Trio
Faverolles Splash Rooster
Hamburg Gold Spangled Pair.
Leghorn Black, Blue, Lavender, Exchequer
Leghorn Black Bantam Pullets
Leghorn Brown Bantam Pullet
Leghorn White Bantam
Marans Black Copper Chicks 8 weeks unsexed
Marans Blue Copper
Marans Wheaten Pullets
Marans White Cuckoo Rooster
Modern Game Bantam Pair
Modern Game Bantam Female
Modern Game Large Trio
Modern Game Large Pullets
New Hampshire Red Pullets
Old English Game Bantams
Old English Game Bantam Pile, Creel
Old English Game Large Partridge & Black Red
Olive Egger Black Copper Pullet
Olive Egger Chicks 10 – 12 weeks unsexed
Pekin Bantam Pullets 3 Coloured
Pekin Bantam Trio
Pekin Buff Pair x 2
Plymouth Rock Dark Barred Chicks 10-12 weeks unsexed
Plymouth Rock Dark Barred Cockerel
Plymouth Rock Dark Barred Rooster
Quamby Trio x 2
Rhode Island Red
Rhode Island Red Cross Bred 1st cross Red Pekin
Rhode Island Red Pullets
Rhode Island Red Bantam
Rhode Island Red Bantam Cockerels x 2
Rhode Island White Pullets
Silkies All colours
Silkie/Pekin Cross Pullets Buff & Splash
Sussex Coronation Rooster
Sussex Lavender Pullets
Sussex Light Rooster
Wyandotte Black Bantam Trio
Wyandotte Golden Laced
Wyandotte Silver Laced
Wyandotte White Bantam
Wyandotte Columbian Bantam
East Indie Black Bantam
Indian Runner Ducks White