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Poultry Club of Great Britain

The Poultry Club of Great Britain is a registered charity founded in 1877.[1] Its stated purpose is to "safeguard the interests of all pure and traditional breeds of poultry including chickens, bantams, ducks, geese and turkeys".

Poultry Club of Great Britain
Formation 1877
Type Registered charity
Purpose Conservation of poultry breeds
The Prince of Wales
Jim Young
Louise Carpenter
Kate Dickinson
Affiliations Entente Européenne

The Poultry Club maintains the British Poultry Standard and acts as the overseeing body for all poultry breed clubs in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The club is also responsible for organizing the annual National Poultry Show.[2]

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  1. ^ Pam Percy (1 April 2006), The Field Guide to Chickens, Voyageur Press, p. 19, ISBN 978-0-7603-2473-8
  2. ^ Janet Vorwald Dohner (2001), The Encyclopedia of Historic and Endangered Livestock and Poultry Breeds, Yale University Press, p. 411, ISBN 978-0-300-08880-9