How To Sell

How To Sell On American Poultry Auctions

  • Listing Enhancements: You Can Upgrade Your Listing To Help It Stand Out.
  • Title: Title Your Listing Clear And Simple.
  • Description: Accurately Describe Your Listing. Explain your Packaging And Shipping Method. Clearly Explain If You Have A Refund Or Return Policy. If You Are Selling Live Chicks Or Birds, Request The Winning Bidder To Message You Their Phone Number To Place On Shipping Box For Pickup.
  • Starting Price: Leave At $0 To Help Get Bids Early Or Start It At A Custom Price. Remember, Starting Your Auctions Low Helps Gain Interest In Possible Buyers.
  • Reserve Price: Leave At $0 If You Do Not Have A Reserve Price. Or Select The Minimum Price You Are Willing To Sell Your Item For.
  • Shipping Price: This Is The Total Flat Shipping Price You Will Charge All Your Buyers For The Listing.  Leave At 0 For Free Shipping.
  • Auction Length: Select The Number Of Days You Want Your Auction To Run For.
  • Auction Length: Select Either “Start My Listing When I Submit” or Select “Schedule To Start On” Then Select The Day & Time.
  • Categories: Select Category Of Listing. All Fertile Hatching Eggs Should Be Listed Under Hatching Eggs Category.
  • Images: Click On ADD IMAGES. Then Click On CHOOSE FILE. You Can Add Up To 7 FREE Photos.
  • Check Mark That You Agree To The Website TERMS & CONDITIONS.
  • Click SAVE LISTING. When You Click This, Your Auction Time Starts To Count But Is NOT Live Until You Pay For The Listing.
  • Click MAKE PAYMENT. Select PAY NOW WITH PAYPAL. Once You Pay, Your Listing Will Be Live And Other APA Members Will See Your Listing And Be Able To Bid.


Selling Tips 

  • Accurately & Professionally Describe Your Listing In The Title & Description.
  • Take Great Quality Photos! Great Photos Help Sell Your Item.  Add Up To 7 FREE Photos From Your Computer Or Mobile Device. Include Photos Of Your Adult Breeding Stock If You Are Selling Eggs Or Chicks. Use Pretty & Clear Backgrounds To Show Off The Quality Of Your Poultry.
  • State The Ship Date Or Approximate Ship Date Of The Item.
  • Print Your Shipping Label Right From home To Save Time & Money. Paypal Let’s You Print Your shipping Label Right From Home And Gives You a Huge Shipping Discount Compared To Paying At The Post Office. Labels Automatically Fill In Your Buyer’s Shipping Address When You Print Label Through Paypal. Printing Labels Online Will Also Send You And Your Customer Automatic Tracking Information On The Paypal Payment Your Customer Sent. Simply Print The Shipping Label And Drop Item Off At The Post Office.
  • American Poultry Auctions Is Mobile Friendly. Use Your Mobile Device To Manage Your Listings & Communicate With Buyers Wherever You Are.
  • Ship The Item When you Stated It Would Ship In Your Listing. Stay In Contact With Customers And Keep Them Updated When You Will ship Their Item.
  • Kindly Try To Resolve Any Problems Directly With The Buyer.
  • Promptly & Courteously Respond To Your Buyers & Potential Customers. This will Build Trust & Reputation By Earning You Positive Feedback.