2017Calendar of Events:

* January 28, April 22, June 10, November 4 – MN Canary Clubs Bird Fairs. 1715 Van Dyke Street, Maplewood MN.  12-3pm.  $2 admission with 13 and under free.  $30 per table vendor fee.  Contact Mike: (612) 287-9306

* February 4 - New Ulm Pigeon Show. Brown County Fairgrounds, 16th North & State Street. Set up and coop in on Friday. On Saturday, doors open at 7 am and judging starts at 9am. Contact Trevor Nau for more info (507) 375-4716.

* February 18, September 16 - MN Game Breeders Swap, McLeod Co. Fairgrounds 840 Century Avenue Southwest Hutchinson, MN 55350. 7am, $5 admission, contact Doug Randall (320) 236-2270 or (320) 333-7111 or Blane Johnson (320) 304-1728

* February 18, May 27 - One of a Kind Sale, Platte Sale Barn, Platte SD. See facebook page or contact Randy Krueger (605) 894-4299

* February 19, May 21, August 13 – Exotic Pet Fair – February location – Best Western Conference Center – 3340 Mondovi Rd. Eau Claire WI; May & August location Eau Clair Expo Center – 5530 Fairview Dr Eau Claire WI. $3 admission with 12 and under free. 11am-4pm. See FB group Wings, Tails, & Scales Pet Fairs or www.exoticpetfairs.com

* Feb 25 - Watertown Pigeon Club Annual Pet Swap. Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Jefferson WI. 7-11 am. $2 admission with 16 and under free.  $8 fee forselling. Contact Pete Dempsey (920) 674-3871 or Chris Krenke (262) 560-4728

*February 25 – Bird and All Pet Fair. Ozark Empire Fair, 3001 N Grant Ave., Springfield MO 65803. 9am start.

* March 4, April 29 - MSPA Swap - McLeod County Fairgrounds, Hutchinson MN. Doors open 7am. Contact Kathryne Rhode kathryne.rhode@live.com

* March 11, April 15, May 13, June 10, July 15, August 19. BCPPA Small Animal & Bird Swaps. Brown County Fairgrounds, New Ulm MN. Gates open at 8am. $3 admission for 16 and older. Contact Trevor Nau (507) 375-4716 or Al Christle (507) 210-5741 *****Pigeon Loft Dispersal Auction starting at 8:15am at March and April swaps****

* March 11, October 28 - WI Bird & Game Breeder Show & Swap. Fond du Lac County Fairground. Expo Center, 601 Martin Ave. Fond du lac, WI.  $5 admission.  www.wbagba.org Contact: For Show: Dan Nollenberg, N 4835 Cty Rd E Odgenburg, WI 54962 715-281-5322; For Swap: Jim Bleuer 1756 E Scott St. Omro,WI 54963 920-379-6188 or 920-685-6553

* March 18, September 16 - Jackson Exotic Auction, Jackson Livestock Exchange, Jackson MN. Contact Trent Kolander (507) 840-1212 http://www.tklivestock4u.com/

* March 18 - Beaver Pigeon and Bantam Poultry Swap. Jefferson County Fairgrounds. 503 N Jackson Ave. Jefferson, WI *New Location*http://www.bpbc.webs.com/. 6am-11am, $2 Buyers, $5 Sellers, Under 12 Free. Poultry, Rabbits, Cavies, Pigeons, Cage Birds, Equipment Contact: Dan Schwandt (920)763-8030

* March 18-19 – Fremont NE Exotic Auction. Located at Christensen Field Fremont NE. $5 admission, Sale starts Saturday at 5pm and Sunday at 9am. Contact (402) 640-7283 or check out their Facebook page

* March 19, May 7, August 20, October 15 – Cottage Grove Bird Fair – Red Barn VFW, 9260 E Point Douglas Road, Cottage Grove MN. 12-4pm. $3 , kids 4-12 $1 and kids under 3 free. www.stpaulbirdfair.com

* March 24-25 - Pierz Exotic Bird and Animal Auction. Rich Prairie Livestock Exchange. 14267 260th Ave. Pierz MN. 1st day is hoofed stock, 2nd is poultry and caged animals. Contact Vern Pautsch (612) 390-6972

* Mar. 30-Apr. 2, June 1-4, Oct. 5-8. Jacobs Cave Animal Swap. Meadowlands. $5 admission per day, vendor space $10/day per site. Camping $5 per night and electric available for $15 per line per night. Contact (573) 378-4374 or www.jacobscave.com/jacobscaveanimalswap.htm.

* April 1 – Wabasha Swap – Wabasha County Fairgrounds, 99 Coulee Way, Wabasha MN. 8-10:30am $3 admission

* April 1 – Jackson County 4-H Small Animal Auction – Jackson County Fairgrounds, Black River Falls WI. 10 am start.  Contact Marge Burnett (715) 896-4659

April 1-2 – Odd & Unusual Bird and Animal Auction. 210 Fair St., Moville IA 51039.  10am start.  $5 admission.  Contact Beau at (712) 229-1965 or circlesauctionco@gmail.com

* April 1-2 – Madison NE Exotic Auction. Located at Madison County Fairgrounds. $5 admission, Sale starts Saturday at 5pm and Sunday at 9am. www.nelsonlivestockauctions.com

* April 2 – Exotic Animal & Bird Auction, Monroe County Fairgrounds, 1901 595th Ave. Albia IA 52531. Starts at 10am. $3 admission with 12 and under free. 20% comission. Contact Rusty (641) 895-0651 or Heather (641) 895-5043

* April 2, May 14, June 4, July 9, Aug. 6, Sept. 3, Oct. 1 – Walker IA Farmers Swap and Flea Market. Walker Salebarn, Walker IA.  8am-noon.  Admission $3 per person with 12 and under free.  Contact Mark Finnegan (319) 361-1021 or (319) 448-4365

* April 8, May 13, June 10, July 8, Aug. 12, Sept. 9 – Greater Louisa County Small Animal Swap & Flea Market – Eastern IA Poultry Association. Louisa Co. Fairgrounds, Columbus Junction IA.  6am-noon.  Free admission, $5 vendor set up fee.  Contact Bart Price (309) 537-3403, David Boysen (329) 572-1551, Buzz McCoy (319) 330-1323

* April 9, May 7, June 11, July 9, August 13, September 10, Oct. 1 – Southeast IA Pigeon Club Buy-Sell-Trade Days. Southeastern Community College Fairgrounds, Hwy 34, Exit 260. 1500 West Agency Road, West Burlington IA. 6am-noon. $2 parking and $2 admission. Contact (309) 252-2866

* April 9, June 11, Sept. 10 - Waverly Iowa Exotic Bird and Animal Swap, Waverly Sales Barn, 2212 5th Ave. NW Waverly, IA 50677 (Note Location Change), Gates open at 6am, $5 admission, For more information, John Cheever (319) 984-5052 http://www.waverlysales.com/Animal_Swap.pdf

* Apr. 15 - Walworth County Fur & Feather Swap. Walworth County Fairground. Hwy. 11 East Elkhorn, WI. 7A.M.-10A.M. Admission is $2, children under twelve free. $5 to sell outside, $10 inside Contact: Dale Wheelock 262-882-3633 dalewheelock@gmail.com

April 15, June 10, Sept. 16 – Eastern IA Bird & Small Animal Swap. Jackson County Fairgrounds. 1212 East Quarry St., Maquoketa IA. $5 admission with 12 and under free) Contact Chuck Holdrafer (563) 689-6743 or Laurie Marx (563) 212-9435

* April 22, October 7 – Exotic Pet Auction. 930 Hunter St. Aplington IA. Starts at 10am. For more info call (641) 373-2960 or www.centraliowaexchange.com

* April 22- Sauk County Poultry 2nd Annual Swap. Sauk County Fairgrounds, 700 Lincoln Ave. Baraboo WI. Opens at 7am. $8 seller fee, $2 buyer fee with 12 and under free. Contact Missy Even (608) 393-5382 or Delvin Craker (608) 477-3054

* April 23, Nov. 5 (or 12th) – MN Exotic Pet Fair – Hastings Armory, 3050 Hwy 316, Hastings MN. $3 admission with 12 and under free. 11am-4pm. See FB group Wings, Tails, & Scales Pet Fairs or www.exoticpetfairs.com

* April 23, June 4, Sept. 17 – Northeast IA Bird and Animal Club Swap. Allamakee County Fairgrounds. Hwy 9 North. Waukon IA. 7am-. $3 per person or $5 per family with 12 under free. $5 vendor.  Auction to follow at end of sale for remaining birds. Contact Dean Bechtel (563) 535-7606 or Bernell Sorum (563) 535-7565

* April 29 - Door County 4-H Small Animal Sale & Swap. Door County Coop Country Store, 317 Green Bay Road, Sturgeon Bay WI. 7am start. Contact Mike Riederer (920) 825-7693 or the Coop (920) 743-3422

* April 29 – Carlton MN swap. 8am-noon. See Duluth Chicken Club for more info

* April 29-30 – West Point NE Exotic Auction. Located at Cuming County County Fairgrounds. $5 admission, Sale starts Saturday at 5pm and Sunday at 9am. www.nelsonlivestockauctions.com

 

* April 29-30, June 24-25, Sept. 23-24 - Grundy County Bird & Animal Swap. 1308 4th St. Grundy Center,IA at the fairgrounds. Gates will open at 10am on Saturday. Admission is $5/person (kids 12 and under free. There is no camping fee UNLESS you hook up to electric/water/etc (checks for that need to be paid to fairboard as we are not responsible for the extra fee. There will be a PT Tester on site (Randy Hettinger 563-920-7170). There is also a vet on site (Kurt Steckelberg 641-366-2540). There is a warm room. Please feel free to text/call/message us with any further questions (Shawn 319-830-5799)

May 6 – Small Market Animal Swap – Waupaca County Fairgrounds. 310 S Elizabeth St., Weyauwega WI.  6-10am.  $2 admission with 12 and under free.  Contact Kari Riley (715) 258-2892 or Terri Hamm (715) 256-9214

* May 6 - Northeast Metro 3nd Annual Swap & Sale - Washington County Fairgrounds, Lake Elmo MN (Stillwater). 9-11am. $3 admission. Contact Jason Karowski (651) 270-3551

* May 6 – Spring Bird & Animal Sale – Web Livestock Auction. 235 20th St. NW, Benson MN 56215.  $5 admission.  Check in Friday 3-10pm, starting 6am Saturday.  Sale starts 10am Saturday.  www.weblivestock.com (320) 843-2718

* May 6 – Central Dakota Alternative Livestock Sale. Pierce County Fairgrounds, Rugby ND. 10 am. Contact Dennis or Karla Erickson (701) 626-7370 or Jim Erickson (701) 728-0303

* May 6, June 10, August 19, September 16 – Lil Outlaw Farms Pet & Poultry Swaps – S 2210 Rockie Road Fall Creek WI 54742. 7-11am. $3 admission for 12 and over and $1 for under 12. Warm room available. No hooved stock or testing available on grounds. For info call (715) 877-2762 or look up OutlawFarmsFallcreek on facebook.

* May 7 – MN Reptile Show – Double Tree Hotel Bloomington; 7800 Normandale Blvd, Minneapolis MN 55439, Hwy 100 and Hwy 494 Northwest corner. 10am-4pm.  Admission $8 adults, $3 children 5-10, Kids 4 and under free.  www.coldbloodedexpos.com/mn-reptile-show

May 13- Outagamie County 4-H Small Animal Swap – 637 N Main St., Seymour WI. 7-10:30 am.  $2 admission with under 7 free.  Hold inside.  No seller fees.  See Facebook page for more info.

* May 13, October 7 - Neillsville Small Animal Swap - Clark County Fairgrounds, 1120 E Division St./US 10, Neillsville WI. Starts at 8am, $6 per vehicle seller's fee and $3 per buyer with 12 and under free. All animal regulations for hoof stock and poultry must be followed. Contact Terez Kinnick (715) 612-1035.

*May 13-14 – United Poultry Fanciers Spring Double Show. 301 West Lincoln, Avoca IA.  Contact: Diana Dahir (712) 485-2412 or jddahir@earthlink.net

* May 13-14, Sept. 9-10, Oct. 14-15 - Sportsman Exchange- Osage IA. 5 miles north of highway 18 on T38, 6 miles south of Osage IA. For more info call Doug Michael (641) 220-0674, Barb Michael (641) 220-0535, or James Michael (641) 832-8707

* May 13-14 – Goff’s Hillybilly Sale and Animal Swap – 517200 2002th Ave. Chariton IA. Free admission.  Contact Mark Goff (641) 203-0522

* May 14 – Mahtowa MN swap. 8am-noon. See Duluth Chicken Club for more info

* May 20 – 4-H Poultry, Goat & Small Animal Swap – Shawano County Fairgrounds – 990 East Green Bay Street, Shawano WI 54166. 7-11am.  $3 seller fee, $5 to reserve a table, $1 admission at gate.

* May 27, July 29, Aug. 26, September 30 - "Ricestonian" Animal Swap. Otter Creek Inn, E5480 State Road 64 Wheeler, WI 54772. 6am-9:30pm $2 entry fee per vehicle Contact: Deanna 715-658-1435 hartrice1679@hotmail.com or Shawna 715-497-3369

 * June 3 – Coulee Region Poultry Club Show.  Trempealeau County Fairgrounds.  19780 Park Drive, Galesville WI.  Contact:  Mike Gilbert (608) 857-3386

* June 10 – Exotic Animal & Bird Auction – Monroe County Fairgrounds. 6379 170th St. Albia IA 52531.  10am start

* August 14-15 - Iowa State Fair Pigeon Show State Fair. Rabbit pigeon Poultry Building. Entry fee $1.00 per bird with Premium payback. Contact Dave Foelske 319-551-7296

* October 20-22 – MN State Poultry Association Show. McLeod County Fairgrounds, Hutchinson MN. www.mnstatepoultry.com

 * October 22 – MN Exotic Pet Fair (Reptiles only) – best Western Conference Center, 1901 Killebrew Dr.; Bloomington MN. $3 admission with 12 and under free. 11am-4pm. See FB group Wings, Tails, & Scales Pet Fairs or www.exoticpetfairs.com

* October 28 - WI Bird & Game Breeder Show & Swap. Fond du Lac County Fairground. Expo Center, 601 Martin Ave. Fond du lac, WI http://www.wbagba.org/show_swap.htm Contact: For Show: Dan Nollenberg, N 4835 Cty Rd E Odgenburg, WI 54962 715-281-5322; For Swap: Jim Bleuer 1756 E Scott St. Omro,WI 54963 920-379-6188 or 920-685-6553

* Nov. 3-4 - Tri state Pigeon Club Show . Decorah Iowa fairgrounds Coop in Friday entry fee $3.00 per bird. contact Dave Foelske 319-551-7296

* Nov. 11 - North Star Classic Pigeon Show and Sale. McLeod Co. Fairgrounds. 840 Century Avenue Southwest. Hutchinson, MN 55351 www.minnesotastatepigeonassociation.com. For more information, contact: Paul Lepinski 320-223-0415

* Nov. 18-19. BCPPA Poultry Show. Brown County Fairgrounds, New Ulm MN. Contact Trevor Nau (507)375-4716

* Nov. 26-27 – Eastern Iowa Poultry Association Show. Sharpless Auction Complex, 5049 County Road F44, Iowa City IA.  Contact: Phil Shank (319) 646-2011, Ruchell Hiller (319) 658-2214, Kevin Watts (319) 331-0783

*** For more information on any of the above dates go to www.poultryshowcentral.com