Next auction SUN July 10th

All Auction bookings to be made by email

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After 13 years Ian and Hazel Bracken have chosen to step down as Auction Manager and Secretary. The club would like to commend them for their efforts which have helped sustain the club and its activities over these years. We will now be trialing an online booking form for future auctions so please be patient whilst we get this up and running.

The popular Helmsman auction is now back on, next Auction is Sunday July 10th pen bookings to be made via email only –

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 10th July 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.

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] 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; 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

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A list of birds for sale will be published nearer the date.