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Office Closure

The office will be closed on Friday 10th August.  All emails and answerphone messages will be answered when the office reopens on Monday 13th August. Rachel

Office Closure

The office will be closed on Tuesday 31st July 2018. Normal service will resume on Wednesday 1st August. Rachel

Office Closure

The office will be closed from lunchtime on Wednesday 4th July until Friday 6th July.  All emails will be responded to as soon as possible on Monday 9th July.  Thank you for your co-operation. Rachel, Secretary

Office Closure

The office will be closed from Wednesday 6th June until Friday 8th June.  All emails will be responded to as soon as possible on Monday 11th June.  Thank you for your co-operation. Rachel, Secretary

CAE Blood Testing – Updated Prices

The Scottish Agricultural College continue to offer BGS members a reduced cost per blood sample if submitted with a BGS form.  These forms are available from the office or as a download from the website: Charges for the coming year are as follows: 1-3 samples       £7.60 4-9 samples       £6.80 […]

Office Closure

The office will be closed from Wednesday 2nd May to Friday 4th May inclusive. The emails will be monitored and if there is anything urgent these will be answered. I apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Rachel, Secretary

GVS Meeting 3rd May 2018 – BGS Members pay GVS Member Rate

The next Goat Veterinary Meeting will take place on Thursday 3rd May 2018 at Leicester Racecourse.  All BGS paid up members are being offered places to attend at the GVS member rate.  To register to attend please go to the Goat Veterinary Society webpage and sign up quoting your membership number. The programme for the […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]