Auction Rules 

for the open auction 
Saturday, March 19, 2022 
to be held at the WOODSTOCK fairgrounds 

 

Members-only may sell, all may buy. 

Each current member gets four lots (numbered randomly). There is a  limit of seven boxes per lot. Additional lots of up to seven boxes can be bought by the member for $5 per lot. All boxes entered by the member must have the member's phone number, address, and name on the tag under that member's lot number. 

Commission

$1-10 : $2

$11-50 : 15%

$51-100 : 12%

$101-250 : 10%

$251+ : 5%

Buy Back Fee : $2

  1. You MUST have proof of current membership. 

  2. No more than seven boxes per lot. 

  3. No crippled or sick birds! They will be dismissed by the Auction  Committee as will violators of Section 5. 

  4. No reserve bids. 

  5. Boxes:  

    1. MUST be CLEAN and with a WIRED WINDOW large enough for  the birds to be easily seen, 

    2. MUST be LARGE ENOUGH so birds have room to stand upright  and turn around (except peacocks in full tail) and can be easily seen,

    3. ANY boxes that are falling apart, are dirty, or without a viewing  opening will be refused, 

    4. wire cages MUST have burlap on the bottom, 

    5. sufficient bedding such as straw, shavings, leaves, or shredded paper should be in the boxes (PEACOCKS MUST BE IN BOXES, NOT  WRAPPED IN BURLAP) 

  6. Auction tags, available at the auction for .25 cents each, are to be completed by the seller. You MUST use club auction tags. Note: If you have more than one box to enter, the numbers on your tags should be marked as follows: if your lot number is 47, for example, then the marking should be 47-1, 47-2, 47-3, etc. up to 47-7, followed by name, address and phone number. 

  7. You MUST have a Federal permit to buy and/or sell migratory birds and your permit number MUST be listed on the auction tag. IT IS  THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE BUYER AND THE SELLER TO  EXCHANGE PERMIT NUMBERS, WHICH MUST BE WRITTEN  ON THE AUCTION TAGS BEFORE THE TRANSACTION CAN  BE PROCESSED BY THE STAFF. THE ASSOCIATION IS NOT  RESPONSIBLE FOR THE EXCHANGE OF PERMIT NUMBERS OR THE CORRECTNESS OF SAME. THE BUYER MUST GO IN  PERSON TO SHOW HIS/HER OWN VALID PERMIT NUMBER  BEFORE HE/SHE RECEIVES THE BOX OF BIRDS PURCHASED.  NO EXCEPTIONS. 

  8. This is an "open" auction, with no restrictions, except no cats or dogs. Items offered for auction may include domestic poultry and pets, cages, feeders, waterers, and bird-related equipment. 

  9. Young birds must be able to regulate their body temperature in the auction hall environment. If the Auction Chairman feels they won't be able to the Seller will be asked to remove them. 

  10. Commission on all sales is a tiered commission system. 

  11. OWNERS are responsible for their property before, during, and after the auction. 

  12. No boxes registered with a lot number can be removed until sold. 

 

NO VENDORS TO SETUP OUTSIDE THE AUCTION HALL.

  

THE DIRECTORS WOULD LIKE TO ASK ALL THOSE BUYING  AND SELLING BIRDS TO PLEASE HELP US KEEP OUR SALE  HALL CLEAN! THIS IS TO ENSURE FUTURE SALES AT THIS  LOCATION. WE APPRECIATE YOUR CO-OPERATION. 

 

For Further Information, Contact:

 

Chris Watling, Auction Chairman

289-442-2046

cwatling1195@gmail.com

Tim Schaafsma, President

519-851-6980

timothyschaafsma@gmail.com