Waterloo, IL Breeder Assocation Swap Meet

Discussion in 'Chickenstocks, Shows, Meet-Ups' started by Ryu, Feb 28, 2009.

  1. Ryu

    Ryu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone gone to this Swap? Is anyone going this year? I saw it advertised in the Poultry Press.
     
  2. miner555

    miner555 New Egg

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    I went to this swap meet last fall. I saw about any thing you could amagine from white pigions to donkeys. Lots of chickens, ducks, dogs and turkeys. I thought it was great place to shop for what you are looking for.[​IMG]:ya:thumbsup
     
  3. Ryu

    Ryu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good to know, thanks for the reply!
     
  4. bakingbluesfan

    bakingbluesfan Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,

    I went last year and thought it was pretty good. I went in the fall, so I think that they might have more in the spring. I am planning on going this weekend if the weather is not too bad.
     
  5. encorepistol

    encorepistol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Always lots of different birds as well as other stuff. get there early or line will be verry long to get in. Suppose to be decent Sunday and well be there bright and early looking .
     
  6. gwennym

    gwennym Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A neighbor of mine is a "regular" at the Waterloo Swap -- she has quite the menagerie:

    fowl of all kinds -- chickens, turkeys, emus, peafowl
    calves
    horses
    donkeys
    sheep
    goats (occassionally)
    buffalo (2)
    alpaca
    llama

    Most of her critters came from either friends or the Waterloo swap. I'm hoping to get down there one Sunday and check it out for myself.

    Gwen
     
  7. schmije

    schmije Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have info for the time & location of the swap? I'm in the area, and would like to go.
     
  8. encorepistol

    encorepistol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know gates are open at 5:00 am Sunday. it is at the waterloo fairgrounds.
     
  9. encorepistol

    encorepistol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Went this morning. Weather was terrible, snowy and cold wind. not verry many sellers for the first one of the year but weather affected that. Next one will be last sunday of April. Hopefully weather will be better.
     
  10. gwennym

    gwennym Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you go, just make sure you get there EARLY --- I think they close up at 10:30am.

    I'm sure the next swap will be better weather-wise.

    Gwen
     

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