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keeping goats

Keeping goats

The British Goat Society booklet "Goat keeping" provides further information of value to all goat keepers.




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Latest news

  • Go to Work on a Goat Farm

    We have received the following enquiry in from a lady from Finland.  If anyone could help her find suitable experience please let the office know. Hello! I am Saila Ruuhinen from Finland. This spring I will graduate an agrologist (Bachelor of Natural Resources and the Environment). Next summer I would love to work in either […]Read More »
  • Doug Backhurst

    Doug Backhurst I am sorry to report the recent death of Doug Backhurst, after a fairly long illness. It is a loss of one of our old time goat characters, and many people who kept goats in the 1970s, 80, and 90s will remember Doug. His wife Pam bred the Norbrook herd of dairy goats. […]Read More »
  • GVS Member Rates for BGS Members at GVS Meetings in 2018

    In an effort to further encourage collaboration and shared purpose with the British Goat Society, the Goat Veterinary Society is offering all BGS members registration at 2018 meetings at the Goat Veterinary Society member rate. Any member wishing to attend Goat Veterinary Society meetings should complete the GVS online registration form, quoting their BGS membership […]Read More »


‘The Dairy Goat’ DVD

Made from the original film by David and Patsy Sawyer' The original film was professionally made in 1959 and was loaned to clubs and other interested parties throughout the years. The perfect Christmas Present for all goat enthusiasts everywhere. The film has a touch of nostalgia but is as relevant today as it was then. Available from the office for £10.00 Plus £1.50 Post & Packing Send your cheque for £11.50, made payable to the British Goat Society to the Secretary, 42 Manse Way, Swanley Kent BR8 8DD. T: 01434 240 866 (please allow 14 days for delivery).