Rare Poultry Society

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Rare Poultry Society
Formation 1969
Founder Andrew Sheppy
Purpose Support rare breeds and
revive interest in them in the UK
  • Alexandra Cottage,
    8 St Thomas's Road,
    Great Glenn, Leicestershire, UK
Region served
United Kingdom
Website http://www.rarepoultrysociety.co.uk

The Rare Poultry Society, established in 1969, is a British breed club devoted to the protection and promotion of rare poultry breeds, which the Society defines as breeds that do not have their own breed club in the United Kingdom.[1]


  1. ^ Hams 1999, p. 38; Feltwell 1992, p. 180.

Works cited[edit]

  • Hams, Fred (1999). Old Poultry Breeds. Third edition. Buckinghamshire: Shire Books. ISBN 0-7478-0396-X. 
  • Feltwell, Ray (1992). Small-Scale Poultry Keeping: A Guide to Free-Range Poultry Production. London: Faber and Faber. ISBN 978-0-571-26539-8. 

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