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Nebraska small animal auctions- March/April

Discussion in 'Chickenstocks, Shows, Meet-Ups' started by Laskaland, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2009
  2. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    Are you going to be there?
    I may be able to go, as its pretty close to my grandma.
    I have never been to one of those, what are they like?
  3. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    It's a lot of fun. Tons of birds of all breeds and kinds. Small animals, like goats, sheep, rabbits,maybe even llamas and other stuff!
    Check out the websites. They will start to list items the sooner it gets to the day.
  4. Kramer Farms

    Kramer Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Are there any auctions in nebraska that are in the south eastern part of the state?
  5. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    Hi there!
    There is one at Palmyra! Thanks for reminding me.
    It's April 11th. Palmyra is near Lincoln...
    Lemme see if I can hunt down that website.
    Lexington is probably about 3 1/2 hours from Lincoln? Maybe not quite that far...
  6. Iceblink

    Iceblink Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do you know about how much things go for, compared to buying from a breeder ect? For the West Point Auction.

    I'm especially interested in goats and rabbits.

    I've never been to an auction, so I'm sorry if that was a dumb question.
  7. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    Well... auctions depend on who is there and how many people want the same thing you do [​IMG]
    So, I went to an auction at the beginning of March and some standard Cochins I wanted sold for $35/ each. They were show quality. BUT last weekend, I bought a cockerel and pullet- both show quality for only $6/each. Why? fewer people.
    I overpaid for the last goats I bought so I probably am not the best person to ask, lol. I paid $30 for a wether and $160 for a pygmy mama and her twin newborns-- only because they were so CUTE did they go so high...
    Rabbits seem to go in the $20s +/-
    does that help?
    It's probably cheaper from a breeder, but more fun at an auction AND you get to see stuff you may never have before.

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