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PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 1:46 pm 
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Auction 15/10/17

The Auction will be held on Sunday 15/10/2017 in the Horace Don Pavilion at the Kyneton Show Grounds on the corner of Mollison and Beauchamp Streets. Kyneton.

Bookings are open

Kyneton is a pleasant and historic town only an hour and a bit drive from the Melbourne CBD along the Calder Freeway.

Penning is before 11.00 am. Auction between 11.30am and 1.00pm Viewing after 10.00am
Pens $4.00 each for standard and large [Goose] pens.
$3.00 each for bantam pens.
All pens have a 3 birds Maximum and sold as one.
Fertile eggs in designated Cabinet will cost $2.00 per unit [standard egg carton or similar]
Eggs in bantam pens are $3.00 and there is no limit but pen is sold as one lot
Bidder registration is $2.00 which includes a pencil and notepad

Sundry goods are $3.00 for most items. Outside Stalls @ $15.00 for regular sites

Bookings are essential and by phone only to Ian or Hazel on 03 54274242. Bookings close Friday 13/10/2017.
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, provided with name tags, can discuss the various breeds and their needs.
A sausage sizzle is available along with other hot and cold refreshments for your enjoyment.

There will be a great raffle with a terrific main prize and a nice range of secondary prizes.
Tickets are only available at auction. Raffle drawn on the day and winners notified.
The club is appreciative of the support of the following sponsors:-" Woodend Prodduce Store", " Birds R Us of Bendigo", Watts Fruit Shop", "Kyneton Stock Feeds" and Peter from Toolern Vale Auctions.

The club has cardboard boxes on sale for buyers to carry their purchases home.
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 in general.

The Pavilion now has a concrete floor, is weather proofed, has new lighting and the pens are either new or refurbished. Our new attached shed has enabled us to increase the number of standard pens to try and satisfy demand.
The auction is conducted by volunteers who give their time, expertise and energy to help run a successful event and are only too happy to be of assistance to our patrons.

Would those who have booked early please confirm their booking as we will have a waiting list for pens.
Bookings have been heavy so far and there are only limited pens left.
If you booked…. PLEASE… provide details of entries so I can publish them on BYP



Araucana pullets
Australorp black pullets
Dorking pullets
Marans cuckoo rooster
Plymouth Rock trio
Rhode Island Red pullets
Wyandotte G/L pullets
Wyandotte S/L pullets
Wyandotte silver/laced hens

Indian Runner trio


Araucana Lavender, Black
Barnevelder Blue/laced/splash, Double/laced
Dorking silver/grey
Marans black/copper, French wheaten, Blue wheaten
Polish Black/white/crested, Buff/frizzle
Rhode Island Red
Scots Grey
Sussex light, Buff, Lavender, Coronation
Wyandotte Blue/laced/spl, Blue/laced/red, G/L, Buff

Appleyard ducks


This a very early listing and I would like sellers to advise entry details as early as possible for the benefit of BYP and other potential buyers.
Bookings have been substantial and there are limited pens left.

Regards Ian B


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