Penkridge Market

Every Wednesday 11.30am, Penkridge Market

Auctions have been held on the Market site since the 1930s. This tradition is continued with our weekly sale of Poultry, Eggs, Plants and Garden Sundries

The auction is held in the market hall at the heart of our vibrant stall market. It offers a wide range of not only poultry but garden plants, fresh eggs and useful equipment for the garden or small holding.

The auction is open to everyone to buy or sell so it really is an excellent opportuninty to experience a genuine traditional auction.

Entering Lots

We accept entries of:

  • Eggs
  • Poultry
  • Corn
  • Plants
  • Gardening sundries
  • Poultry equipment

If you wish to enter anything that is not on the above list please contact us prior to arrival

All entries must be received before 11am on day of sale. Please note that we have a limited amount of space available and entries will close once that space is used.

All Eggs must be in lots of at least 1 Dozen

Some cages are available for poultry on a first come first served basis

Animal Welfare

We take the welfare of the birds sold through our auction very seriously and endeavour to ensure that no birds are harmed during the auction process.

All poultry that is not in the cages, must be in boxes large enough for them to be able to stand without hinderance with no sharp edges

Water must be provided for poultry in hot weather

All birds entered must be at least 4 weeks old

If you have any concerns about the welfare of the birds in our sales please inform us as quickly as possible.

The auction is regularly inspected by Staffordshire County Council Animal Health Team who can be contacted by phone on 01785 277875

Further advice from the goverment on the correct treatment of poultry can be found via the links below

Government Guidance for keeping poultry

Welfare of Animals at Markets

Charges

Sellers

Commission 18% (Minimum Commission £1.20)

Entry Fees

  • Cages £1 each
  • Boxes £1 each

Buyers

Buyers Premium 10% on poultry lots only

Cancelled Sales

Please note that sales will not be held on the first Wednesday after Christmas Day and the Wednesday after Spring Bank Holiday. Other Sales may also be cancelled due to other commitments - please contact us for details.

Note that the links above are to PDF files. If you cannot open them please download the free acrobat reader from www.adobe.com

Contact Us Penkridge Markets Pinfold Lane, Penkridge, Stafford ST19 5AP Telephone: 01785 714221 email admin@penkridgemarkets.co.uk

Parking Facilities

The main car park is accessed off the A449 We have an overflow car park accessed from Pinfold Lane (just after the railway bridge).

Visitors to the poultry sale are strictly prohibited from driving within the stall market

Parking is free every market day

New Rules following Avian Flu Outbreak

No entries of birds will be accepted before 7am

Everyone must follow Defra's biosecurity measures (follow link below)

Entry fees increase to £1 per box/cage

Buyers premium of 10% to be charged on all birds purchased

Please note that we cannot accept birds from the affected districts of Lancashire, Cumbria and Merseyside where the AIPZ restrictions remain in place.

Important

Before you buy or sell make sure you read our conditions of sale

Conditions of Sale