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Defra Open Consultation – Improvements to Animal Welfare in Transit

Please find below the link to take part in Defra’s open consultation regarding improvements to Animal Welfare in Transit.  Please note that the closing date is 28th January 2021. https://consult.defra.gov.uk/transforming-farm-animal-health-and-welfare-team/improvements-to-animal-welfare-in-transport/  

Mervyn Griffin-Marlow

I am very sad to report that Mervyn Griffin-Marlow passed away on 25th December 2020. The funeral will take place on 14th January with very limited numbers and family flowers only. Mervyn’s favourite charity was the Devon Air Ambulance so if anyone wishes to make a donation they can do so through F. J. Luxton & […]

Guidance Letters from Defra re: Export of Goats / Related Products Post-Brexit Transition Post-Brexit Transition

Please find attached some letters of guidance from the English / Welsh Chief Veterinary Officers concerning arrangements for the export of goats and related products from January 1st 2021 when the Brexit transition period comes to an end. Please note that both the letter for Farmers (and updated version) and the letter for Vets are […]

Christmas Greetings from the Chair…..

On behalf of the British Goat Society I would like to wish all our members and visitors to our website the very best for Christmas and the New Year. It has been a difficult and stressful year for everyone, and Christmas is going to be hard for some of us who will not be able […]

Christmas & New Year 2020

The office will be closed from Thursday 24th December until Monday 4th January 2020.  Emails will not be monitored during this period but will be responded to in the New Year.  

Guidance on the Export of Animals to Northern Ireland after Brexit

Please find below a link giving information about the export of animals to Northern Ireland after Brexit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/exporting-animals-and-animal-products-to-the-eu-from-1-january-2021   It should be of interest to any members who want to export.

Letters for Owners & Vets for Sheep/Goat Exports from UK Chief Veterinary Officer & Welsh Chief Veterinary Officer

Please click on the links below to view letters from Christine Middlemiss (UK Chief Veterinary Officer) and Christianne Glossop (Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales), updating Veterinarians and Farmers/Owners of sheep and goats (for breeding and production) and their germplasm, of additional export certification requirements relating to certain endemic diseases, for movements from Great Britain to […]

Office Closed

The office will be closed on Thursday 10th December and will re-open on Friday 11th December.  All emails and messages will be responded to on Friday. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

SRUC CAE Accreditation

As per the Monthly Journal please click on the link below for a pdf  download of the Rules and Conditions of the scheme. SRUC MV & CAE Accreditation Scheme Rachel

Office Closed

The office will be closed on Monday 2nd November 2020.  We apologise for an inconvenience this may cause.   All messages and emails will be responded to on Tuesday 2nd November. Many thanks.