Important Notice Regarding CAE

We have been alerted by one of the CAE testing laboratories that they have seen an increase in the incidence of CAE positive reactors on tests from BGS members.  There have also been goats tested which have had an inconclusive result. Both testing laboratories have informed us that they have seen examples of herds that […]

Annual General Meeting & Extraordinary General Meeting

British Goat Society Annual General Meeting & Extraordinary General Meeting To be held in the Joe Hallam Suite at Newark Showground, Lincoln Road, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 2NY On Saturday 15th April 2023 10.30am Arrival and Light Refreshments 11.00am BGS AGM Followed by the EGM 11.45am Affiliated Society Conference 12.30pm Lunch 1.30pm Speaker from the Milking Goat Association 2.30pm […]

Pat Turner – Rouval Herd

We are very sad to report the death of Pat Turner who passed away on Saturday following a long illness.   I am sure everyone will join us in sending our sincere condolences to her family at this very sad time. Pat’s funeral will take place on Tuesday 25th April at 11am at Langham church for […]

Affiliated Society Resolutions 2023

To view the Resolutions received please click here.

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 […]