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by PoultryCentral
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Showing, Exhibiting and Sale Days
Topic: Canterbury Rare Breeds Auction
Replies: 1
Views: 3662

Canterbury Rare Breeds Auction

On Sunday, March 10th, the 30th Rare Breeds Auctrion will be held at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve. If you'd like to enter birds please download an entry form from: m Entries close on February 22nd. It's always a fund day out for the whole family with reduced entry fees to Willowbank (arrive before 1p...
by PoultryCentral
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Breeds, Breeding and Breeders
Topic: 12 week old Black Orpingtons
Replies: 3
Views: 5122

Re: 12 week old Black Orpingtons

Hmm - they all look the same and their combs are pretty big. I can't see the head of one of them clearly and in one picture the head is cut off. You definitely have at least 2 cockerels and if the other 2 have combs and wattles of similar size you have 4 males I'm afraid. Where in NZ are you? And we...
by PoultryCentral
Sun May 27, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Showing, Exhibiting and Sale Days
Topic: Christchurch Poultry Club Annual Show
Replies: 1
Views: 4504

Re: Christchurch Poultry Club Annual Show

Please don't forget - entries for the Christchurch poultry show close on June 4th!
by PoultryCentral
Tue May 15, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Showing, Exhibiting and Sale Days
Topic: Christchurch Poultry Club Annual Show
Replies: 1
Views: 4504

Christchurch Poultry Club Annual Show

The schedule is out - if you'd like to order a copy please email info(at)poultryclub.co.nz and replace (at) with @ You can download a digital copy of the schedule and an entry form from the club's website m Entries close on June 4th, Show is open to the public on Friday, June 22nd, 1pm to 6pm and on...
by PoultryCentral
Fri Sep 15, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Our Sponsors
Topic: Cool Critters Cartage
Replies: 0
Views: 13478

Cool Critters Cartage

Based in Christchurch, Owl travels to all parts of New Zealand. She provides poultry cages at no extra cost and transports anything that fits into her van. She has a facebook page Cool Critters Cartage and can be contacted on 027 270 5454
by PoultryCentral
Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Our Sponsors
Topic: Weston Milling Stockfeed
Replies: 0
Views: 7576

Weston Milling Stockfeed

Weston Milling has been a long-time sponsor of our show, donating bags of feeds as prizes which is much appreciated. Weston Milling sources as many of their ingredients as they possibly can locally. Their pellets are a small size which are suitable for both bantams and large fowl. They manufacture a...
by PoultryCentral
Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Our Sponsors
Topic: Dawes Grain & Stockfeeds
Replies: 0
Views: 6839

Dawes Grain & Stockfeeds

A great place to purchase everything you need for poultry, pigeons, cage birds, horses, lambs - including barley straw for nesting boxes. Dawes stock Weston layer pellets, grower pellets and chick starter crumbs for those who prefer a poultry feed that still contains meat and bone meal. They make th...
by PoultryCentral
Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Our Sponsors
Topic: Heslips Hatcheries
Replies: 0
Views: 6885

Heslips Hatcheries

We often get asked where Brown Shavers can be sourced. While there are plenty of sellers on TradeMe we can recommend Heslips Hatcheries in Fairlie. Glen and Phillipa deliver to most South Island locations so if you'd like some day-old guaranteed Shaver pullets to give to a broody hen to raise or som...
by PoultryCentral
Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Our Sponsors
Topic: Mainfeeds
Replies: 0
Views: 7005

Mainfeeds

Welcome on board, Mainfeeds! Their layer pellets contain a proportion of animal protein which is very beneficial for the health of our feathered friends. Their muesli mix is something different and offers a variety of tidbits for laying hens. Mainfeeds manufacture the whole range of poultry feeds an...
by PoultryCentral
Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Our Sponsors
Topic: Christchurch Poultry, Bantam and Pigeon Club
Replies: 0
Views: 7307

Christchurch Poultry, Bantam and Pigeon Club

This forum is maintained by the Christchurch Poultry, Bantam amd Pigeon Club so that poultry enthusiasts all around New Zealand have information about poultry in New Zealand at their fingertips. New Zealand is unique in many ways and this includes poultry keeping. We do not have to worry about foxes...
by PoultryCentral
Sun May 21, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Our Sponsors
Topic: NRM
Replies: 0
Views: 7000

NRM

Welcome on Board, NRM! NRM poultry feeds are sold Nationwide at many major farm supply outlets, including Farmlands. NRM do not only manufacture layer pellets (their brand name is Peck'n Lay') but also chick starter crumbs and meat bird crumbles which are what is used to achieve the phenomenal grow...
by PoultryCentral
Sun May 21, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Our Sponsors
Topic: ChookManor
Replies: 0
Views: 6990

ChookManor

We'd like to welcome Chookmanor as a major sponsor for our 150th Anniversary Show which we'll celebrate by hosting the New Zealand National Show. To see what ChookManor have to offer please go to their website w A special mention is appropriate for the Brinsea incubators Chookmanor are selling. Brin...
by PoultryCentral
Sat Nov 19, 2016 9:05 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi from Welly
Replies: 3
Views: 6360

Re: Hi from Welly

Welcome Pete, we do indeed moderate first posts. We have a team of moderators who keep an eye out for new members and their first posts. Sometimes it takes a few hours before one of us logs in. About 4 out of every 5 new members are spammers, wanting to sell anything from kitchen appliances to 'mass...
by PoultryCentral
Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:34 pm
Forum: My Birds
Topic: Avitars
Replies: 7
Views: 13534

Re: Avitars

Unfortunately the table which holds the avatars is corrupted. We've had this before - when someone tried to upload a cartoon picture from the Internet which contained a virus. In that case we had a recent back-up and only lost 2 days worth of posts but this time the most recent backup is from Septem...
by PoultryCentral
Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:18 pm
Forum: Our Sponsors
Topic: Poultry Feeders - Mark Sutton Engineering
Replies: 0
Views: 9172

Poultry Feeders - Mark Sutton Engineering

Mark Sutton Engineering 4 COLERIDGE STREET, SYDENHAM, CHRISTCHURCH. PH: (03) 366 7655 Mark produces top-notch treadle operated poultry feeders and poultry water containers. He welcomes pick-up but he also ships them to anywhere in New Zealand. His feeders have a genuine non-slip treadle - not just ...