Feilding Saleyards Tours
When: Every Friday
Time: 11:00 am - N/A
Location: Feilding Saleyards
Address: 18 Manchester Street, Feilding, New Zealand
Region: Manawatu, Whanganui
Learn the fascinating history of selling livestock, one of New Zealand's oldest traditions, that dates back to the 1880s. The Livestock Centre is a thriving, growing business and is very much part of the lifeblood of Feilding and the Manawatu District.
Wander through the 330 sheep pens to watch the auction. Take a seat in the state of the art cattle rostrum and view the latest computer technology used. Feilding's Saleyard's twice weekly sales see an average of 15,000 sheep and 14,00 cattle sold each week, plus there are a variety of specialist seasoned sales.
Feilding Saleyards, one of the largest in the Southern Hemisphere, is uniquely located in the heart of Feilding's Edwardian town centre. After your tour, check out the Saleyards Cafe where the rural community meet or enjoy the ambience of one of Feilding's restaurants, cafes or bars.
Take time to wonder around the wide range of specialty shops with free parking and no traffic lights.
Bookings must be made in advance with the Feilding & District Information Centre, 10 Manchester Square, Feilding.