RareBreedAuctions.com is dedicated to preserving America’s rare and heritage breeds of poultry and livestock. We believe that the best way to save these breeds is to create a market for these animals where buyers and sellers can meet and bargain in a fair and professional environment facilitated by state-of-the-art technology. RareBreedAuctions.com is committed to providing that opportunity to you, the buyer or seller of rare breeds.

Other auction sites created by livestock experts have failed the test of time due to a lack of technical proficiency and poor customer service. At RareBreedAuctions.com, we specialize in raising livestock, but we also make our living in developing and maintaining customer relationships through online communication.

We are committed to building a strong and ethical community that allows members to sell and bid with confidence. We pledge to be responsive, helpful and friendly to our members and guests, and we encourage you to tell us about your experiences so that we can continuously improve our service.

We welcome you to our community and look forward to meeting your needs.

Professional Auction Script Software by PHP Pro Bid
[ Advanced Search ]
10 Greenfire Farms Ixworth
Auction ID: 146009   |  Status: Closed   |  Item viewed 231 times
Back to home page
Main Category : Poultry > Chickens
Bidder or seller of this item? Sign in for your status
Print View Watch this Item

10 Greenfire Farms Ixworth
Current Bid USD 60.50
Start Bid USD 1.00 [ Convert ]
Quantity 1
# Bids 9 [ view history ]

You must be registered in order to be able to bid.

Location : 32333, Florida
Country : United States
Time Left :
Start Time : Nov. 10, 2017 13:00:00
End Time : Nov. 12, 2017 19:30:00
Winner(s) USD 37.50 - StephanieWind (11) Verified Bidder View Member Profile
The auction is being watched by 2 users
Seller Information
greenfire (1507) Verified Bidder Verified Seller
Registered since Jun. 10, 2010
in United States

Reputation Rating 98.77%
View Reputation


Greenfire Farms Ixworth Chicks

The lucky winner of this auction will receive 10 or more unsexed day-old Ixworth chicks, a rare dual-purpose breed developed almost a century ago in the United Kingdom and now available for the first time in the United States.

Bresse are the world-famous meat chickens from France, but few people know that there is a stocky white chicken breed that was created just across the English Channel that can also thrive on pasture and produce delicious meat. The Ixworth, named for the village where it was created, was conceived by Reginald Appleyard, a British poultry innovator who also created the Silver Appleyard Duck. In creating the Ixworth he envisioned a vigorous forager that could lay eggs and provide a hearty meal of roasted chicken. In the early 1930s Appleyard combined various varieties of the Sussex, Minorca, Orpington, and Indian Games to create what he viewed as an ideal dual-purpose breed. With its stocky body, white feathers, and white skin (for some inexplicable reason Britons prefer white-skin on their meat birds and Americans prefer yellow skin) the traits of the Ixworth are decidedly tilted toward the English dinner table rather than the egg tray, but the hens do lay a large number of delicious eggs.

Despite these compelling features, the Ixworth is currently listed by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust as “at risk.” About twenty breeders and four exhibitors keep Ixworths in their native land. This small group of hobbyists is the thin line that separates this excellent breed from extinction. You can now help. Our recent import of this breed provides an opportunity to enhance the Ixworth’s chances of surviving this century and in the process provide you a bountiful harvest of eggs and meat.

The pictures on this auction represent the quality of the stock that Greenfire Farms is currently working with. The winning bidder will receive 10 or more unsexed day-old chicks. They will be vaccinated for Marek's. These chicks will be shipped within three weeks of the close of this auction. We guarantee live delivery and the health of the chicks for 72 hours after you receive them. The auction winner pays an additional $35 in shipping costs.

By bidding, you agree to our Terms and Conditions.

Greenfire Farms raises some of the rarest poultry breeds in the world; for more information about our breeding program, please visit:



Shipping Conditions Buyer pays for shipping expenses Shipping & Payment Details

winner pays $35.00 for USPS Priority Mail Express to any of the contiguous US
Postage USD 35.00
Insurance -
Shipping Method USPS
Shipping Calculator
Postage USD 0.00

Direct Payment
Offline Payment
American Express
American Express

Ask Poster a Question
Please login in order to ask the seller a question.

10 Greenfire Farms Bresse White Day-Old Chicks- Includes New 2017 Imports!
10 Greenfire Farms Bresse White Day-Old Chicks- Includes New 2017 Imports!
Start Bid : USD 1.00
Current Bid : USD 60.00
Ends : Feb. 22, 2018 20:30:00
10 Greenfire Farms Day-Old Dampierre Chicks:Recently Imported and Extremely Rare Crested French Breed
10 Greenfire Farms Day-Old Dampierre Chicks:Recently Imported and Extremely Rare Crested French Breed
Start Bid : USD 1.00
Current Bid : USD 60.00
Ends : Feb. 22, 2018 21:00:00
Greenfire Farms Rare Breed Assortment: Own an Instant Collection of the World's Rarest Chickens!
Greenfire Farms Rare Breed Assortment: Own an Instant Collection of the World's Rarest Chickens!
Start Bid : USD 1.00
Current Bid : USD 60.00
Ends : Feb. 21, 2018 20:00:00

The poster , greenfire , assumes all responsibility for the contents of this listing

RBA Member Code of Conduct

Updated: May 28, 2015
This website is a service intended to benefit our country's livestock and the people who raise it. In order for this community to thrive and achieve our mission, its necessary that all registered members adhere to a Code of Conduct that ensures fair trade. By registering as a member you agree to abide by our Code of Conduct, and any violations of the Code of Conduct will result in being banned from this site and such other legal action as may be required. The Code of Conduct is as follows:

  1. A person may not create multiple accounts.
  2. A seller may not bid on his or her own auction and may not coordinate with family and friends to do so.
  3. A winning bid creates a legally binding contact, and winning bidders are required to pay the seller. If you have questions about an animal being auctioned the time to ask those questions is well before the close of the auction. Doubts, unanswered questions, second-guessing, an unanticipated or sudden change in personal circumstances, or buyer's remorse are not valid reasons for a winning bidder to refuse to pay after an auction closes.
  4. Read the text of the auction carefully before you bid. Once you bid your bid cannot be undone. Your bid is a legally binding offer to the seller, and if you are the high bidder your offer is automatically accepted and becomes a legally binding contract under which you are obligated to pay the seller.
  5. Sellers may not use other people's photos, breed descriptions, or trade names without their express written permission. Copyright violations are not allowed.
  6. Sellers must accurately describe the animal they are selling including the pedigree of the animal.
  7. When giving feedback a person must accurately describe the facts that support the feedback rating.
  8. In order to be valid, feedback must be posted by sellers within seven days after payment is due and for buyers within seven days after the birds or eggs are shipped.
  9. A person may not send profane or harassing messages about an auction.
  10. A seller advertising imported poultry must be prepared to provide a copy of the USDA import permit proving the legal importation of the poultry. Only legally imported poultry may be sold at auction.
  11. A seller or buyer may not use an auction or RBA-related tools to negotiate direct sales outside of an auction. This includes asking buyers to "gift" money via PayPal.
  12. A seller may not pre-sell hatching eggs or day-old chicks with a shipment date more than four weeks after the auction ends.
  13. This is a community. Be POLITE and courteous. If you are rude, you may be asked to leave.
  14. A seller will comply with all relevant government regulations including those related to the shipping of live birds and NPIP compliance.

Thank you for participating in our community. Happy selling and bidding! If you have questions, comments or concerns, please email the store manager.

Copyright ©2009-2018 RareBreedAuctions.com
Designated trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners.
Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of the Rare Breed Auctions TERMS & CONDITIONS