Sale details

Overview

The Kyneton Saleyards are located at the intersection of Mollison Street and Saleyards Road, Kyneton.

Sales will proceed adhering to the following protocols, instigated by stage 3 COVID-19 restrictions. Please do not attend if you are unwell. This includes having a fever, coughing or difficulty breathing.

Livestock agents and Macedon Ranges Shire Council must be notified of any animals being held in the yards, no matter the duration. A copy of the transfer documentation will need to be provided to Council

Wednesday Sales

Cattle store sales will proceed adhering to the following protocols, instigated by stage 3 COVID-19 restrictions:

  • The auction event is strictly closed to the public. Vendors cannot enter the pen area
  • Potential buyers can view stock from 9am to 10am, by appointment with Kyneton agents only
  • Approved professional buyers, authorised Livestock Agents and transporters are permitted to attend the actual sale by prior arrangement with Kyneton agents
  • Council staff will be refusing entry to anyone who is is not on the confirmed Stock Agent list
  • Council staff reserve the right to stop the sale at any stage should they feel people are not adhering to social distancing rules

Please follow all hygiene recommendations, including the use of hand sanitiser upon entry and exit. Everyone must adhere to 1.5 meter social distancing rules.

Cattle will be displayed in alternating pens to provide more room for human traffic.

Please do not attend if you are unwell, including a fever, coughing or difficulty breathing. Council staff reserve the right to refuse entry or ask you to leave if you are displaying any of these symptoms.

These details may change at any time. Refer to this page or check with your Stock Agent.

 

Sale time and dates 

11am: store cattle

  • 29 April
  • 27 May
  • 24 June
  • 29 July
  • 26 August
  • 30 September
  • 28 October
  • 25 November

Thursday Sales 

At this stage all planned sales will be going ahead, with some changes.

  • Cattle and sheep purchasing is strictly by invitation only
  • The auction event is strictly closed to the public. Vendors cannot enter the pen area
  • Only authorised abattoir buyers will be granted access
  • All sheep must be dropped off by 10am sharp. Any sheep arriving after this time will not be accepted for sale.

Please follow all hygiene recommendations and observe social distancing recommendations, including use of hand sanitiser on arrival, no handshaking and allowing at least 1.5 metres between one other.

All attendees will required to sign in and provide their name, address and contact phone number prior to entry.

Please do not attend if you are unwell, including having a fever, coughing or difficulty breathing.

These details may change at any time. Check back to this page or with your Stock Agent. 

Sale time and dates

10am: prime cattle, live weight selling and 12pm: sheep and lambs

  • 2 and 16 April
  • 7 and 21 May
  • 4 and 18 June
  • 2 and 16 July
  • 6 and 20 August
  • 3 and 17 September
  • 1 and 15 October
  • 5 and 19 November
  • 3 and 17 December

Special sales

For more information, contact the Operations department on (03) 5422 0333.

Paperwork for the sale of livestock

To sell cattle and sheep, you must have a fully completed and signed National Vendor Declaration. You can order these from the Department of Primary Industries on 1800 678 779 or via Meat and Livestock Australia

Please note: From 31 March 2018, all electronically tagged sheep and goats must be scanned in saleyards with this information, along with the Property Identification Codes (PICs) of the vendor and purchaser, uploaded to the NLIS database. Property to property (P2P) movement recording will also be required.