Our Sponsors provide raffle prizes, feed and vouchers for our show winners and/or provide funding for our championships. They are listed in no particular order.
Weston Animal Nutrition
Manufacturers of poultry (and other stock) feeds, located in Rangiora. Chookmanor, Dawes (in Halswell Junction Road), The Feed Shack in Rangiora, Popular Pets are the main local outlets that sell Weston poultry feeds. For a comprehensive list see their website http://www.wan-nz.co.nz/outlets.html
Weston is one of very few poultry feed manufacturers who still use meat and bone meal – and not solely GM soy – to manufacture the various poultry feed products. This is evident in healthy chicks that grow very well and hens who reach their laying potential.
For more information see their website: http://www.wan-nz.co.nz
The magazine for the lifestyler with heaps of informative articles, including a poultry section, in every issue. Copies can be purchased from supermarkets and other outlets that sell magazines or you can buy a subscription via their website:
Chookmanor ‘Your one Stop Chook Shop’
Located in Little River just off the highway to Akaroa. Mail orders sent out promptly. Gregg has a stall at our show and sells everything from incubators, poultry health products, feeders and waterers to coops. See their website www.chookmanor.co.nz
Located in Balcairn between Christchurch and Amberley, Balcairn Stockfoods carry a wide range of stock feeds and poultry health products. See their website www.balcairnstockfoods.co.nz
Mark Sutton Engineering
Mark manufactures his poultry treadle feeders right here in Christchurch. His feeders are available in 3 sizes and can be purchased directly from his premises in 4 Coleridge Street in Sydenham, Christchurch or bought by mail order. For more information see their website www.marksutton.co.nz
Weston Animal Nutrition
One of very few poultry food manufacturers who still uses meat and bone meal as an ingredient and this is evident in the health and general thriftyness of both the chicks (no pooey bums) and the adult fowls which are fed on Weston’s feeds. They produce layer pellets, grower feed and chick starter crumbs. Their feeds can be purchased from several retailers nationwide which are listed on their website www.wan-nz.co.nz/outlets.html
Dawes Grain & Stock Feeds
Located in 593 Halswell Junction Road between Springs Road and Sparks Road, this outlet sells Weston Stock Feeds plus feeders, waterers, poultry health products, straw, wood shavings, etc. They do not have a website but rely on word-of-mouth which works well for them.
Clarkville Stock Feeds
Located in Clarkville just north of the Waimakariri River Bridge, this is another stockist of the Westons range of poultry feeds. They also carry a wide range of poultry products and more information is available on their website www.clarkevillestockfeeds.com
Bird Supplies Direct
Laura carries the Topflite range of poultry and bird feeds and provides animal care services like worming, wing and nail clipping etc by appointment. She has 15 years of experience as a bird specialist. She is situated in Rolleston, can be contacted on 027 630 6064 or via her website www.birdsuppliesdirect.co.nz
Cool Critters Cartage
Based in Christchurch, Owl travels to all parts of New Zealand. She provides poultry cages at no extra cost and transports anything that fits into her van. She has a facebook page Cool Critters Cartage and can be contacted on 027 270 5454
Based in Christchurch in the Marshlands area, Popular Pets are a distributor of Weston’s Stock Feeds, provide assistance for international travel of pets (dogs and cats mainly) and, of course, breed a number of poultry breeds. They are known as a seller of very reasonably priced day-old heritage breed chicks.