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CAE Webinar – Wednesday 5th October 2022 “Postponed – New Date to be Announced Shortly”

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.

Grassroots Webinar – Tuesday 17th May @ 8.00pm

Our next webinar is scheduled for Tuesday 17th May at a slightly later start time of 8.00pm and will cover using Grassroots and its various functions.   The webinar is free to attend for all members who will need to request an invite by emailing the office on admin@britishgoatsociety.com.   Any questions or queries then please do […]

AGM Update

Unfortunately, our speaker has gone down with Covid and will not be able to attend the AGM on Saturday.  With the short time available we are not able to arrange a replacement.   This means that the business on the day will be restricted to the AGM itself and two resolutions that we have received from […]

Barry Clark – Beabe Herd of Anglo Nubian

We are saddened to learn of the death of Barry Clark who was the Vice President of Cleveland Dairy Goat Society and also the Northern Area Representative to the BGS for more than 10 years.  We extend our condolences to Barry’s family at this very sad time.  The funeral will be held at St George’s […]

Parasite Control Webinar – Wednesday 30th March 2022

The webinar planned for Wednesday 30th March will now be Jess Hagain talking about Parasite Control instead of Grassroots as advertised in the Monthly Journal.     The webinar is free to attend for all members who will need to request an invite by emailing the office on admin@britishgoatsociety.com.   For those members that had previously signed […]

AGM Speaker Announced

We are pleased to announce that the speaker at this year’s AGM will be Tim Scrivener, who is a photographer for the Farmers’ Guardian.  Tim will be talking specifically about photographing livestock.  For those wishing to attend the AGM via Zoom please do not forget to request the zoom link from the office.   

ARAMS to be replaced by the Livestock Information Service (LIS) at the end of March.

Work continues to modernise traceability for livestock disease control in England, making it easier to report movements and improve data quality. You will still need to provide the same information to LIS as you do to ARAMS, but you will need to register for the new service. LIS are emailing a simple questionnaire to confirm […]