News

Office Closure

The office will be closed on Monday 3rd August.  It will re-open as usual on Tuesday 4th August.   We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Office Closure

The office will be closed on Monday 27th July 2020 and will re-open on Tuesday 28th July 2020. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Office Closure

The office will be closed on Friday 19th  June and will re-open on Tuesday 23rd June 2020.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Office Closure

The office will be closed on Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th May.  Normal service will resume on Thursday 21st May.  All calls and emails will be responded to then.  Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Mary Thomasson

It is with a very heavy heart I report the sad passing of Mary Thomasson.  Our thoughts are with her husband Mike at this very sad time.

Ruth Goodwin

I am sad to report that Ruth Goodwin died on Thursday. She had been in a nursing home for a few months and I understand that she passed away peacefully in her sleep. Ruth was involved in the goat world for many years having kept goats since she was a girl. She played a very […]

Disbudding – GVS Statement

During these unprecedented times the GVS is aware of the difficult position veterinary surgeons may find themselves in when asked to disbud goat kids. The GVS fully accepts and wishes to promote the Governments stance on social distancing and the current lock-down, but would like to add that goat kids are very different from cattle […]

Registrations – Use Grassroots

In an attempt to minimise the paperwork coming into and out of the office, the Society would like all members, wherever possible, to use Grassroots for their registrations and transfers.    Certificates can be emailed as a PDF with hard copies following at a later date. Instructions and guidance on using Grassroots to assist those […]

Payment for Registrations, Membership Subs etc

With the on-going uncertainty on when normality will be resumed, the Society is asking members that wherever possible any payments for membership subscriptions, registrations, transfers, or any other services are paid for via paypal.  For any members that do not have a paypal account a request for payment can be sent via paypal, you will […]

BGS National Show & Breed Show Weekend

The decision has now been taken to cancel this year’s National Show and Breed Shows which were due to take place at Newark at the end of June. The show calendar is being updated regularly but at the moment it seems unlikely that there will be much of a show season, if any.