Secretarys notes

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, 8[...]

Membership Subscription Renewals

All members are reminded that I will shortly be restricting access to Grassroots to those that have yet to renew their membership.  Any problems or queries regarding your membership status then pleas[...]

Affiliated Societies’ Resolutions 2018

The following resolutions have been received and will be voted on at the Affiliated Societies’ Conference taking place on Saturday 7th April 2018 after the BGS Annual General Meeting. Hard copie[...]

Office Closure

The office will be closed on Wednesday 7th February 2018.  I apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and will endeavour to respond to all queries on Thursday. Rachel[...]

Mr Gerry Willis – Penhale Herd

It is with great sadness that I report the passing of Mr Gerry Willis, the Penhale Herd,  on Friday 2nd February 2018.  Our thoughts and condolences are with his family at this time.  No further de[...]

Office Closure

Please be advised that the British Goat Society office will be closed on Tuesday 22nd January due to staff training.  If your enquiry is urgent please either leave a message on the answerphone or dro[...]


Dear Editor As BGS members may already be aware, as part of the EU law repeal process, MPs recently narrowly voted to scrap the EU law recognising that animals can think, feel, and suffer pain. Scra[...]

AGM & Affiliated Societies Conference

British Goat Society AGM Hosted by the Gloucestershire & Wiltshire Goat Society Saturday 8th April 2017  At Hook Village Hall, Hook, Nr Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon SN4 8EA Agenda 10.30am Arriv[...]

BGS Calendar

There are only 11 copies of the 2017 Calendar in stock now.  These can be order via the British Goat Society website, the BGS Office or Vicki Hardy.  They cost £6.00 each including postage and pac[...]

Office Closure

Please note that the office will be closed on Monday 21st November due to staff training.  If you have anything urgent then please leave a message on the office answer phone or alternatively email ad[...]