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Office Closure

Please be advised that the BGS office will be closed from Wednesday 5th June until Friday 7th June inclusive.  Emails will be checked periodically during this time.  I apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.   Rachel

CAE Charges for BGS Members

The charges for CAE tests carried out by SAC for British Goat Society members are as follows: 1-3 samples £7.75 4-9 samples £6.95 >10 samples £5.65 CAE forms are available as a download from the website.  Please use the Non-Monitored herd form unless you are part of our Monitored Herd scheme. Samples should be sent […]

Barbara Scourfield (updated 9th April 2019)

We are saddened to learn that Barbara Scourfield of the Maybourne herd of British Toggenburgs has passed away.  Barbara was a great character in the goat world and had phenomenal success with her small herd.  She will be missed greatly by those who knew her. The funeral will take place on Monday 15th April at […]

Affiliated Society Resolutions’ 2019

The following resolutions have been received and will be voted on at the Affiliated Societies’ Conference taking place on Saturday 6th April 2019 after the BGS Annual General Meeting. Hard copies will be sent out early next week to all fully-paid up Affiliated Societies and will include voting cards. The Cambridge & District Goat Club […]

Gill Duffield

We are very sad to report the passing of Gill Duffield of the Gillfield herd. The funeral will be held on 28th February at 2.00pm at Horsham St Faiths Crematorium and afterwards at Hockering Village Hall.  Family flowers only but donations to East Anglian Air Ambulance.

British Goat Society – Annual General Meeting

Hosted by the Cambridgeshire Goat Society on Saturday 6th April 2019 At Quy Village Hall, Main Street, Stow-Cum-Quy, Cambridge CB25 9AB 10.30am Arrival and Light Refreshments 11.00am BGS Annual General Meeting 11.45am Affiliated Societies Conference 12.30am Lunch 1.45pm Speaker 3.00pm Light refreshments & Departure. Lunch. Lasagne and Garlic Bread or Red Pepper and Goats Cheese […]

George Turner

We are very sad to report the passing of Mr George Turner of the Kingsway Herd who died on 3rd February 2019.  Mr Turner was a Vice President of the British Goat Society and was also President in 2003/2004.  There will be a full obituary published in the February/March Monthly Journal. There will be no […]

Mrs Abbey and The Didgemere Herd, 100 Years

The British Goat Society has produced a hard back book celebrating 100 years since the prefix “Didgemere” was first registered with the Society.  The book features articles on how Mrs Abbey first started keeping goats and travels through her successes but also gives an insight into her husbandry and feeding methods.   The book is […]

Office Closure

The office will be closed on Wednesday 5th December.  Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Office Closure

The office will be closed on Monday 12th November and re-open as usual on Tuesday 13th. Thank you all for your co-operation. Rachel