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Kidding for Beginners Webinar – Thursday 16th February 2023

BGS Webinar – Kidding for Beginners Thursday 16th February 2023 @ 7.30pm Jess Hagain, Richard Pemble and Hilary Matthews will be talking about kidding. Specifically aimed at beginners and new goatkeepers, our speakers will cover pre-kidding preparations, what happens before, during and after kidding and giving the kids the best start in life. This webinar is […]

Doreen Stubbs of the Densdale Herd

Doreen passed away, in hospital, on 9 December.  The Densdale goats (British Alpine and British) were extremely successful in Derbyshire and surrounding areas.  Her husband, Norman, died earlier this year.  Our thoughts and sympathy are with her daughters Jill and Karen.

Peter Cox of the Domino Herd

We are very sad to report the death of Mr Peter Cox who passed away peacefully on 12th November aged 87.  Peter along with his wife Janet kept the Domino herd of British Alpine goats and gave a huge contribution to goat-keeping and the BGS.  I am sure everyone will join us in sending our […]

Rose Hayden of the Seair herd of Toggenburgs

We regret to report the sad news that Rose passed away last week.  Our thoughts are with Colin and the rest of her family at this sad time.  Details of funeral arrangements will be available in due course. 

Nick Clayton

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Nick Clayton, one of the Society’s Honorary Vets.  Nick was also widely known to many of our members as a Committee Member and Honorary Secretary of the Goat Veterinary Society. Our sincere condolences to his family at this very sad time.    

Robert Vickery of the Treleth Herd of Toggenburg Goats

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Mr Robert Vickery of the Treleth Herd of Toggenburg goats.  Our thoughts and condolences are with Sharon and Bob’s family at this very sad time. It was Bob’s wishes that he did not have a formal funeral and in accordance with his wishes there […]

CAE Webinar – Tuesday 8th November 2022 @ 8.00PM

Dr Sandra Baxendale, a leading goat vet from Australia will be talking to us about CAE. We have asked Sandra to talk about the spread of CAE, the different routes of transmission, testing strategies and methods of eradication. Sandra graduated from the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia as the Dux of her year and […]

Anglo Nubian Breed Society 50th Anniversary Webinar

16th October 2022  (13.45 to 16.15) 13.30   Open for people to join meeting.  13.45   Welcome and introduction by the society chairman. – Martin Cox, 13.47   A brief history of the ANBS. – Martin Cox 13.53   Video one – Our President, Maureen Hyde and Mick with the Poplartime’s (One of the most successful AN herds in […]

The Passing of Her Majesty the Queen

The British Goat Society would like to express their great sadness at the passing of Her Majesty the Queen. We were honoured to have the Queen as our Patron from 1952 until 1999, when she reduced some her of activities and her cousin HRH Princess Alexandra became our patron in her place.  We are grateful […]

Office Closure

The office will be closed week commencing 4th July and will re-open on Monday 11th July when all emails and telephone calls will be responded to. We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.