Madison Bird and Animal Consignment Auction

Madison County Fairgrounds

401 West 6th St. North

Madison, Nebraska

Fall Sale - Sunday, October 5th, 2014

8:30 a.m.

Consigners are encouraged to call or e-mail consignments so we can advertise your item here.

The following list includes items called in early. This is a small portion of items that will be checked in the weekend of the sale.

  • 6 Purebred Nubian goats-females
  • 2014 hatch guineas
  • Large fowl White Rocks
  • Large fowl New Hampshires
  • Large fowl White Dorkings
  • Bantam Silver Penciled Rocks
  • Bantam Rhode Island Reds
  • 1 Grey Breeding Hedgehog 1 1/2yrs old
  • 1 White faced Dark Grey Pinto Breeding male Hedgehog 6 months old
  • 1 Grey Breeding Hedgehog 2 yrs old
  • 9 wk old Cinnamon male Hedgehog
  • 10 month old High White Pinto Female Hedgehog
  • Sugar gliders
  • 3 Pair of Ring Teal Ducks, 2014 Hatch, unrelated, full winged.
  • 2 pair Red Golden Pheasants 2014
  • 1 Male Lady Amherst Pheasant 2014
  • 2014 hatch Easter Egger trios
  • 2014 hatch Delaware trios
  • 6 2yr old Delaware hens and a 1 year old rooster as set
  • pair of 2014 hatch of rare Iowa Blue chickens
  • pair of 2014 hatch of rare Spangled Russian Orloffs
  • pair of 2014 hatch of extremely rare Silver Grey Dorking Bantams
  • pair of 2014 hatch of rare Silver Grey Dorking standard chickens
  • 2014 hatch Rhode Island started pullets
  • 2014 hatch Amberlink started pullets
  • 2014 hatch Red Sexlink started pullets
  • 2014 hatch Black Sexlink started pullets
  • Miscellaneous roosters
  • 2 Hover Brooders
  • Misc feeders and waters
  • 2 Salatin style broiler tractor coops
  • other miscellaneous equipment
  • Red Bourbon turkeys
  • 1 pair peach golden pheasants
  • 1 pair champagne golden pheasants
  • Gecko
  • 2 parrotlets
  • Hand-raised green-cheeked conure-tame
  • Female yellow canary
  • 3 cockatiels
  • Mulga grass parakeet male
  • Hedgehog food
  • Sugar glider food
  • Cockatiels - mated pair 2 yr. old
  • Cockatiels - 2 males - 8 months old
  • Cockatiels - 6 young - 3 months old
  • Pr. Coatimundis
  • Trio blue silkies
  • Diamond dove pairs
  • Zebra finches
  • Lakenvelders
  • Buff guineas
  • Silver Spangled Hamburgs
  • Mini-satin rabbits
  • Netherland dwarf rabbits
  • Holland Lops
  • 3 pair canaries-yellow and orange
  • Guinea pig
  • Aquarium supplies
  • Mallards
  • Pastel calls
  • Gray calls
  • Blue Indie peafowl
  • Runner ducks
  • 20 canaries sold individually. Color bred. Blue, white,yellow, bronze, red. males and females. Males are excellent singers.
  • 5x8' trailer-excellent condition
  • Horse tack
  • Aviaries
  • Doves
  • Chinchillas
  • Ferret
  • Bird cages
  • Large wooden reptile cage and stand
  • Old English bantams
  • Cochins
  • Buff African geese
  • Modena pigeons
  • Yellow slider turtle
  • Rouen ducks
  • African geese
  • Mexican speckled quail
  • Coturnix quail
  • Royal Palm turkeys
  • Black Spanish turkeys
  • Blue Slate turkeys
  • Runner ducks
  • Blue Indie peafowl
  • Snowy call ducks
  • Gray calls
  • Pygmy goats
  • Yellow golden pheasants
  • Buff orpington chickens
  • Barred Rock chickens
  • Muscovy ducks
  • Good variety of rabbits
  • 3 yr. old white male miniature horse-has been ridden
  • 6 yr.old white male miniature horse-has been ridden
  • 6 yr. old chocolate male miniature horse-has been ridden
  • 3 yr. old chocolate male miniature horse-has been ridden
  • Bay Roan Miniature stallion-registered
  • Yearling colt
  • 10 yr. old gray stud quarter horse-papered
  • Paint horse-born May 2014
  • Appy-born May 2014
  • Black mule born May 2014
  • Spotted jack- 1 1/2 yr. old

    We have too many consignments to list everything. We have a good variety as of Saturday evening and are expecting a lot more Sunday morning.


    Wanted: We have had calls to see if the following will be available:

  • Registered miniature breeding age jack. Not over 32 inches
  • Alpaca females
  • Black and White fainting nanny's
  • Pairs of yellow golden pheasants
  • Standard Cochin hens
  • Male ostrich
  • Mandarin ducks
  • Large breed rabbits
  • Flemish and Checkered Giant rabbits


    Cedar Hollow Farm will not be setting up in the warm room this sale. You can order their honey, lotion, beeswax lip balm and more from their online store.


    All sheep and goats must have scrapies tag. If not tagged, we will tag them at a charge of $1.00 per head.

    Changes in state regulations effective July 1, 2014 include:

    All types of goats and sheep will now be accepted. All hoof stock is required to have current health certificate. We will have a vet present at the sale, but a charge will apply to ask our vet to write a health certificate on site. It will save time and money if you obtain your health certificates before you come to the sale.

    All birds and animals coming from out of state need to come with health certificates. We cannot write health certificates for out of state consigners.

    Entry permit is available at no charge by calling 402-471-2351

    No cattle accepted.

    Horses and donkeys: MINIATURES ONLY accepted. Please call to pre-consign.

    Nebraska miniature horses and donkeys are exempt from the health certificate requirement. All animals from outside Nebraska are still required to come with current health certificate, though.

    No potbelly pigs over 6 weeks of age. Baby pigs must be brought in a cage with bedding.

    A swap area will be available for birds requiring game permits. Individual buyers and sellers are responsible for completing all tags and money exchange.



    Consignments Taken

    Saturday, October 4th from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    Sunday, October 5th from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

    Sale Schedule:

    8:30 a.m.- Main Ring

    9:00 a.m.- Ring 2 - Hoof stock

    10:00 a.m. - Ring 3 - Cage birds and pocket pets sell in separate heated building

    Equipment in 4-H building following livestock.

    1:00 p.m. - Rabbits and pigeons in Ring 2

    Lunch will be served by the Norfolk Optimist club.

    Space is available for vendors - Please call ahead.

    No chicks will be checked in on Saturday.

    Consigners are encouraged to call or e-mail consignments so we can advertise on website.

    All birds and small animals sold by the head in order consigned.

    Cage Requirements

    Sturdy wire cages with solid bottoms required for all birds and small animals.

    Bedding, feed, and waterers required for all cages.

    Game birds must have tags attached at check-in time.

    Birds in poor condition or poor boxes will be rejected.

    Admission - $5.00 per person

    Visa, MasterCard, and Discover cards accepted

    No out of state checks.

    Call Dix or Linda Scranton for more info


    weekend of sale, also may call 402-454-2144


    Commissions and Fees

  • Commissions:

    Birds, Animals, equipment per head or item
  • 23%.....up to $200.00
  • 18%.....$201.00 to $400.00
  • 15%.....$401.00 to $600.00
  • 12%.....$601.00 or more

  • Minimum Commissions:

  • $1.25 per cage
  • $5.00 goats and sheep
  • $10.00 all other hoof stock

  • No Sale or Buy Back Fees:

  • Birds, rabbits, equipment-$2.00 minimum or
    20% of last bid, $15.00 maximum.
  • $7.50 for goats or sheep
  • $15.00 for all other hoofed stock

  • Handling Fee:

  • $2.00 handling fee will be assessed per seller.
  • Fee is $2.00 per seller, NOT per cage or per item.

  • Checks will be mailed to sellers after 10 business days.