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Schools Poultry

The Schools Poultry Competition offers a unique hands-on educational experience for students and can assist with developing new skills, encouraging responsible behaviour and inspiring new interests and career options.

Conducted by The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV), the Royal Melbourne Show Schools Poultry Competition - Egg Laying Section, gives students the opportunity to raise and care for young hens, tracking their performance and preparing them for judging by commercial egg industry experts.

2018 Key Dates

Key dates for the 2018 Royal Melbourne Show Schools Poultry Competition will be available in early 2018.

2016 Schools Poultry Competition

Why should your school be involved?

"I firmly believe that being part of the competition has had an incredibly positive influence on the welbeing of our students. The sense of pride in having our chickens, their eggs and  poster at the Royal Melbourne Show is wonderful and I'm sure everyone throughout the area knows that we have prize-winning chickens at our school! It is a great competition to be part of!"

Carmel Barro
Student Wellbeing Leader,
St Pius X Primary School