Swaps in Michigan

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

  1. xpButtercup

    xpButtercup Songster

    Apr 19, 2008
    Eaton County, MI
    Came here looking for info on the Charlotte (Eaton County) swap and not finding it, did a little more searching and found this list:


    Hope it helps!

    Upcoming Events

    2009 MBGBA SWAPS

    Swap hours: 6 a.m. to Noon
    FREE to General Public and Buyers
    Seller Fee: $10 MBGBA Members, $15 Non-Members
    For More Information: 231-275-2710

    Pheasants - Peafowl - Waterfowl - Poultry
    Quail - Ratites - Rabbits - Reptiles
    Supplies - Small Farm Animals

    All legally held domestic and wild
    animals, birds and game are welcomed.

    Imlay City — April 25, 2009
    Eastern Michigan Fairgrounds, 195 Midway St, Imlay City, MI 48444

    Charlotte — June 13, 2009
    Eaton County Fairgrounds, 1025 S. Cochran Rd, Charlotte, MI 48813

    Clare — August 8, 2009
    Yoder’s Blacksmith Shop, Loomis (near Clare), 10885 N Leaton Rd, Clare, MI 48617

    NEW LOCATION! Montrose Orchard --- September 19, 2009
    12473 Seymour Rd, Montrose, MI 48457

    Hudsonville — October 17, 2009
    Hudsonville Fairgrounds, 5235 Park Ave, Hudsonville, MI 49426

    Other Swaps

    Wisconsin Bird & Game Breeders Swap
    Fond du lac, WI 920-685-6553
    March 14

    Mt. Hope Ohio Exotic Sales
    Apr. 2, 3, 4
    Sept. 17, 18, 19
    Nov. 6, 7

    Small, Large Animal and Farmers Swap Meet
    Belleville, MI 734-642-6547
    April 18

    Indiana’s Giant Bird & Animal Swap Meet a Wolf’s Swap Grounds
    Kimmell, IN 260-635-2356
    May 2, June 6, July 11, Aug. 15

    Mt. Hope Ohio Swap Meets
    May 15, 16
    July 17, 18
    Oct. 16, 17

    Grandpa Tiny’s Frankenmuth Fowl Fest
    Frankenmuth, MI
    October 10, 11

    Wisconsin Bird & Game Breeders Fall Show & Swap
    Fond du lac, WI 920-685-6553
    Oct. 24, 25​
  2. kirbypt

    kirbypt In the Brooder

    Jan 31, 2009
    Genesee Cnty, MI
    Thanks xButtercup! Kind of you to take the time
  3. CountryMama

    CountryMama In the Brooder

    Mar 10, 2007
    West Michigan
    There is also a swap just started... 2nd saturday of each month April to october.. just off M37 in Newaygo at some farm store or something like that right in town.. no fees to buyers or sellers
  4. CountryMama

    CountryMama In the Brooder

    Mar 10, 2007
    West Michigan
    forgot to say that its from 8 am til noon
  5. Wynette

    Wynette Crowing

    Sep 25, 2007
    There's a meet/greet/potluck/swap scheduled for 7/11 in Swartz Creek (near Flint); details forthcoming.
  6. xpButtercup

    xpButtercup Songster

    Apr 19, 2008
    Eaton County, MI
    2009 4-H Spring Swap Meet
    Sponsored by Eaton County 4H Small Animals Association

    Eaton County Fair Grounds- 1025 S. Cochran Ave, Charlotte, Mi 48813

    Come Sell or Buy
    Rabbits, Birds, Game Birds, Horses, Poultry, Pigs, Cows, Sheep, Goats, Hay, Straw, Animal Supplies, Tractors, Trailers, Crafts, Antiques, Etc.

    Date: May 2, 2009 Saturday
    Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Vendors must supply own table and shelter if needed

    Fair Grounds or Clubs are Not Responsible for Lost or Stolen Items
    $10.00 Sellers Fee
    Buyers Free
    All animals need to have their appropriate tags, test, and/or papers

    For More Information
    Babette Trudgeon 517-663-8734 [email protected] com
    Vicki LaLonde 517-663-9109 [email protected] com

    Use the front main entrance
    As there is other things going on at
    the Fair Grounds the same day
    Rummage Sale
    Horse Show and
    Watch for the signs​
  7. cheraboo

    cheraboo Songster

    Aug 24, 2008
    The 4H Poultry Palooza is May 16 at the Barry County Expo Center. I know there will be a silent auction but I'm not sure if there is a swap. Our county poultry group is making show bird cages to sell there so hope to see some of you [​IMG]

    Show Information
    Breed classes will be run according to American Poultry
    Association (APA) standards.
    Birds must be clean and free of ectoparasites to be shown. All
    birds must have pullorum-typhoid clean papers, or onsite testing
    will be available for a fee.
    Show Schedule
    • 7:00–9:00 a.m. Check in
    • 9:00 a.m. Contests Begin
    - Breed Judging
    - Showmanship
    - Skill-a-thon
    • Noon Quiz Bowl
    • 1:00 p.m. Broiler Meat Judging
    TBD Showmanship
    Classes (times to be
    set the day of show)
    3:00 p.m. Silent Auction
    Winners Announced
    • 4:00 p.m. Awards Presentations (times may vary)
    Cloverbuds (4-H’ers aged 5 to 8) are invited to attend the
    event with their parents and participate in a noncompetitive,
    one-on-one showmanship instruction session. Participation
    ribbons will be awarded. Cloverbuds may not bring birds.
    No preregistration for the session is required. Look for signs
    the day of the event announcing the time and location of the

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