The Australian Poultry Standards is the official breed standard for exhibition poultry in Australia. The Standards and the Addendum can be purchased from the Victorian Poultry Fanciers Association website linked below.
The text is available in standard and limited edition. For breeders, exhibitors and judges. Hard covered, in excess of 350 pages with 168 full coloured illustrations with the breed descriptions.
Edition 2 was published in 1998 and additionally the Addendum was published in 2012 after the successful importation of a number of purebreeds from the United Kingdom. Another Addendum update is planned for the future.
Judging & Stewarding Guidelines
A4 size and wire bound, 80 pages including colour photos and black and white illustrations. Including:
- FCAQI Judges Code of Ethics,
- Judging Tips,
- Judging Online Ethics,
- Judging Waterfowl,
- Judging Eggs,
- Stewards and their Important Role,
- Words of Wisdom from Esteemed Judges
- Notes about common defects
Judging & Stewarding Workshops
The Feather Clubs Association of Qld runs workshops on stewarding and judging when the need arises. These are both physical workshops and online workshops to help new stewards and judges throughout the entire state of Queensland. To register interest in the next available course, contact the secretary at email@example.com.
The Feather Clubs Association of Queensland Inc is the state body representing and supporting the poultry clubs of Queensland. The poultry clubs are affiliated members of the Association and contribute to the management of poultry in this state. The Association offers registration for individuals enabling them to exhibit poultry at events run by affiliated clubs. It provides lists of contacts, judges panel lists, offers steward and judge training and mentoring, and provides public liability insurance to its members. The FCAQ Inc supports exhibition poultry in our state and in across Australia.
The Feather Clubs Association of Queensland Inc was originally formed in 1959, under the title of “All Feathered Clubs Advisory Council (AFCAC) (Qld).” Some of the history of the management of the Association can be found on the FCAQ Inc page on this website. The makeup of the current committee can found on the Committee page.
There are approximately 60 affiliated member clubs throughout Queensland. A list of member clubs can be found on our ‘Clubs Directory‘ page.