Footscray & District Poultry Club Inc.

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Footscray & District Poultry Club Inc. Sussex Club of Australia donates Certificates, Medallions and Sashes to Royal Geelong Show promoting Standard and Bantam Sussex Features.

                       Members News

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Club Committee will advise next Helmsman Auction when able to procure members willing to take on the current convenor's duties.   

Harness Track  Balliang - Bacchus Marsh Rd

Bacchus Marsh    Melway Map 333 A12

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17th - 20th October 2013 

Champion Sussex ...Light Bantam Pullet 

Congratulations to Club Members...Lyn and Keith Delaney

Congratulations to Member Royce Keirl (Foundation Member) for attaining Champion Buff Orpington at recent Orpington Southern Feature Show held in conjunction with our Annual 2013 Show Saturday 27th July 2013




Congratulations to Member (President) Jack Pavey  Champion Bird at Royal Geelong Show 18th October 2012 with a Plymouth Rock Dark Barred Cockerel. Jack also won Reserve Bird in Show at Sunbury Agricultural Show with this bird the week previous.

Congratulations to Members Geoff & Amanda Vella with    Champion  Bird  at  Rhode Island Club of Victoria Annual 2013 Show  23rd  June 2013, held at Geelong, with a Standard Rhode Island Red Rosecomb Cockerel .



Congratulations to John Graveur...Champion Bird at Sydney Royal Easter Show..... April 2013...... with a Sussex Light Cockerel.

Pam Moody Life Member 

Pam Moody, Life Member of our Club passed away at home in Ballarat with her family around her on Sunday 7th June 2015. Pam will be sadly missed. RIP

                                Colin Robert Moody

Bob Moody, esteemed club member, tireless volunteer passed away on Friday 14th February 2014 after recent illness. 

R.I.P.Above photo is Bob with a Sussex Letterbox handcrafted by Bob to raise funds for Pavilion Development 




The Armidale School “TAS Chooks Sussex” win first place in the Purebred Layers Schools Egg Laying Competition at the Sydney Royal Easter Show! Well done!

Wyndham Leader News 29th September '11


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Jack Pavey, president of the Footscray and District Poultry Club, knows his chickens.The Werribee resident has been showing his fowl since 1964 and will have another eight - four Jubilee Indian Game and four Dark Indian Game - at the Royal Melbourne Show again this year. 


Royal Melbourne Show 2012

Congratulation to our members that were successful with exhibits entered this year. 

Welcome to new members who won complimentary memberships at this years Royal.

Many of our club members, including several of our Junior members, won Breed Champion Awards. Great effort ! ! !

Royal Melbourne Show 2012 Sussex Results

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Indian Game Club of Victoria held at our Pavilion 25th June 2011

Champion Bird in Show won by Ashliegh Moloney. Well Done!

                                                                                                             BYP Forum Members sign our Board


  At our  Helmsman Auctions  we often have over forty "BYPers"   present.


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Around the Shows.....Members latest wins

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Congratulation to our members that were successful with exhibits entered this year. Many of our club members, including several of our Junior members, won Breed Champion Awards. Great effort ! ! !

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Local Press


Local Paper Moorabool Express Telegraph,  28/07/2009 12:01:00 PM
Heading.....There was a case of bird fever in Bacchus Marsh at the weekend.

Fowl Fever Hits Moorabool, hundreds of fowl expected to arrive in town for Show !

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