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Brian Rhodes – the Horsehay Herd of British Alpines

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Brian Rhodes on May 26th aged 70 years.  The funeral will take place on Friday 23rd June at 1.45 at Horsehay Methodist Chapel.  Family flowers only but donations to be divided between Horsehay Methodist Chapel and the Severn Hospice, Telford would be appreciated.

Margaret Shackles

It is with great sadness that we report that Margaret Shackles has passed away.  We have been informed that her funeral will be at Aberystwyth Crematorium on May 30th at 12.00 noon.  No flowers please, donations to suitable charities instead if anyone wishes.

Show Results 2017

For the benefit of all our members the Show Results will now be published on the website as they are verified in the office.  These can be found in the Show section of the website under Show Results 2017.   The results will continue to be published in booklet format and sent out with the Monthly […]

Affiliated Societies Resolutions 2017

BATH & DISTRICT MILK RECORDING CLUB “We would like to ask the BGS to consider the options regarding check weighs as discussed by the milk recording members at the meeting convened by Agnes in February 2016, particularly only requiring a check weigh from a prompt by Agnes and using designated milk recording checkers where individuals […]

Liz Tomlin – The Northcourt Herd of Anglo Nubians

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Liz Tomlin at the weekend.  Liz was the owner of the Northcourt Herd of Anglo Nubians based in Kent.  Funeral details will be updated as soon as these are confirmed.

Steve Stanger – The Ramside Herd of British Alpines

It is with great sadness that we report that Steve Stanger died peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday night.  Steve bred the Ramside herd of British Alpines and had kept goats for over 70 years.  The funeral will take place on Thursday 23rd March at 2.30pm at Durham Crematorium and not Friday as previously advised.

Bill Wright – Doxford Herd

It is with much sadness that we report the passing of Bill Wright of the Doxford Herd of British Saanen’s.  Bill died yesterday and his funeral will take place at the Crematorium in Durham on 1st March at 11.00am.

Office Closure

Please note that the office will be closed on Friday 17th February 2016.

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 Arrival Tea/coffee 11.00am BGS AGM 11.45am Affiliated Societies Conference 12.30pm Lunch 2.00pm   Speaker “Current & Future Goat Health Concerns” – David Harwood BVetMed, MRCVS 3.00pm   […]

Office Closure

Please be advised that the office will be closed on Monday 19th December and will be back open on Tuesday 20th December. The office will then be closed from 28th December through until Friday 30th December and re-opening as normal on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.