Tasmanian Rare Breeds Poultry Club Inc.

Preserving rare poultry

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Welcome to the Tasmanian Rare Breeds Poultry Club’s official website

We are a group of poultry keepers, united in the aim to preserve Australia’s wonderful types of chickens, waterfowl and all other varieties of rare poultry found in Australia. We work to promote backyard poultry, preserve poultry breeds, encourage young (junior) breeders, standardise new breeds and varieties and advocate for poultry keepers.

Presently Tasmania has over 60 breeds and variety of chicken, duck, turkey, goose and guinea fowl in risk, which we work to promote via our annual show, newsletter, online presence and attending public events.

Find out more

You can find out more about our clubs purpose and operation under About Us, providing our rules and constitution and our committee for 2016. Anyone is welcome to read up on what has been going on in the club, which you can do by going to the page “Newsletters” and downloading any of the clubs past and present newsletters for free.

You can also send us your questions at jill.weaver@bigpond.com. We can answer any questions you have to do with poultry, or direct you to someone who can answer your question if we can’t. Just drop us an e-mail.

We alternate our show venue between the south and the north west of Tasmania. Our 2020 show will be in at Pontville. Find more details about upcoming events here.