The Canterbury Section of the Rare Breeds Conservation Society of New Zealand holds a Rare Breeds Auction and Heritage Lifestyle Day on the second Sunday of March each year.
Entry fees, Sales Commission, Admission charges and Catalogue price are used to cover Auction expenses with any surplus going to the Rare Breeds Conservation Society for the conservation of rare and heritage breeds of livestock.
The next Auction will be held on Sunday 14 March 2021
at the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, 60 Hussey Road, Christchurch
Stock on view from 10.00 a.m., Auction starts 12.00 noon.
Admission to the Auction between 10.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. is $10 per adult, $5 per child between five and fifteen years old, children under five free. (This includes free entry into Willowbank Wildlife Reserve.)
See Auction Details and Downloads for details.
Enquiries to e-mail: canterbury(at)rarebreeds.co.nz
Entries for the 2020 Auction included:
Livestock: African Pygmy Sheep, Arapawa Sheep, Damara Sheep, Finn Sheep, Gotland Pelt Sheep, Meatmaster Sheep, Swiss Valais Blacknose Sheep, Wiltshire Horn Sheep, Toggenburg Goats, Kunekune Pigs, Auckland Island Pigs, Dexter steer.
Chooks: Ancona, Andalusian, Araucana, Australorp, Barnevelder, Campine, Cochin, Frizzle, Leghorn, New Hampshire Red, Orpington, Pekin, Plymouth Rock, Rhode Island Red, Sebright, Silkie, Sussex, Wyandotte.
Waterfowl: Sebastopol Geese, Pilgrim Geese, Rouen Ducks, Pekin Ducks, Khaki Campbell Ducks, Cayuga Ducks, Carolina Wood Ducks, Muscovies.
Plus: Barbary Doves, Ringneck Doves, Buff Turkeys, Bronze Turkeys, Lady Amherst's Pheasants, Golden Pheasants, and, Guinea Fowl.
And there were trade stalls, wool and spinning displays, raffle, and silent auction – in addition to everything Willowbank Wildlife Reserve has to offer. We'll be planning to have another Auction in 2021.
Go to Auction Photos for more Auction photographs.
See Auction Details and Downloads for more information.
Enquiries to: canterbury(at)rarebreeds.co.nz
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