We are the APA
Offering support, exhibitions and education for poultry enthusiasts at all stages
What we offer
Standard Of Perfection
The APA works to support the community breeding and raising Standard Bred Poultry in all its phases with a goal on breeding to the Standard of Perfection.
Advanced Poultry Knowledge
The APA supports advancement of Poultry knowledge and education in all phases, ensuring the longevity of Standard Bred Poultry.
Poultry Exhibitions & Events
The APA creates and manages the Standard Of Perfection for standard Bred Poultry to be exhibited and judged and offers annual exhibitions for competition.
Find a Judge
Find an Accredited APA Judge for your Upcoming Exhibition.
Find an Event
Explore upcoming events in your area across North America.
Find a Club
Find a Local Poultry Club that supports the APA mission and Vision.
Breeds & Varieties
Explore the accepted Breeds and Varieties for APA Sanctioned events and shows.
Purchase a copy of the Standard of Perfection and other poultry related gifts.
Learn more about our Partner the Youth Exhibition Poultry Association.
Become a member today!
The APA is the oldest Livestock organization in North America, and by becoming a member you are joining a community passionate about maintaining Standard Bred Poultry, improving knowledge and education, and supporting mentorship and events.
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