The Feather Clubs Association of Queensland Inc is the state body representing the poultry clubs of Queensland.
The Association offers registration for individuals enabling them to exhibit poultry at events run by affiliated clubs, a list of contacts, judges panel lists, steward and judge training and mentoring, and provides public liability insurance to its members. There are approximately 60 affiliated member clubs throughout Queensland.
The FCAQI was originally formed in 1959 under the title of “All Feathered Clubs Advisory Council (AFCAC) (Qld).” Some history of the management of the Association can be found on the FCAQ Inc page and the makeup of the current committee is on the Committee page.
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Keep equipment, yards and pens clean
Avoid contact with wild birds
Keep water clean and uncontaminated
Practise hygeine at shows
Limit visitors to property
Quarantine birds to property
Know signs of disease
Consult with experts when necessary
The APS is the official breed standard for exhibition poultry in Australia and can be purchased from the VPFA website linked belowin either standard or limited edition. It is hard covered, in excess of 350 pages with 168 full coloured illustrations and includes the breed descriptions.
Edition 2 was published in 1998 and the Addendum was published in 2012 after the successful importation of a number of purebreeds from the United Kingdom.
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
Selling birds? Consider selling through the Help-A-Club facebook site and contribute a portion of your sale price to a poultry club of your choice.
Click image above to be taken to the site and give a little back to the poultry fraternity.