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Office Closure

The office will be closed week commencing Monday 9th August for one week.  During this period the answerphone and emails will not be monitored so in case of emergency please contact a member of the Committee.   For anyone wanting to join the webinar on Wednesday 11th August please note the email inbox will be checked […]

Listeria Webinar – Wednesday 11th August 2021 @ 7.30pm

Yasmine Cooper from Wright & Morten Farm Vets will be talking about the causes, prevention and treatment of Listeria.  This is a free-to-attend webinar for all members of the British Goat Society.  Those members wishing to attend should email the office to request an invite.   Past attendance of any of our webinars does not mean […]

Vaccinations Webinar – Wednesday 21st July 2021

John Matthews our President and Honorary Vet will be talking Vaccinations on Wednesday 21st July 2021 at 7.30pm.  This is a free-to-attend webinar for all members of the British Goat Society.  Those members wishing to attend should email the office to request an invite.   Past attendance of any of our webinars does not mean you […]

Virtual Farm Visit Webinar

Virtual Farm Visit “Wittenham Herd & Cheese” Wednesday 16th June 2021 @ 7.30pm   Rachel Yarrow and Fraser Norton will be taking attendees on a virtual farm walk around their farm.   Once again this webinar is free for members to attend and anyone wishing to join should email the office and request an invite. […]

Coccidiosis – Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment Webinar

“Coccidiosis – Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment”  Webinar Wednesday 19th May @7.30pm Lissie Gercke from The Livestock Clinic will be talking about the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of coccidiosis. This is a free-to-attend webinar for all members of the British Goat Society.  Those members wishing to attend should email the office to request an invite.   Past […]

“Johnes Disease – The Future is Here now!” Webinar – Wednesday 14th April 2021

The next webinar will be taking place on Wedneday 14th April 2021 and will cover Johnes Disease.  The talk will be given by Emily Gascoigne from Synergy Farm Vets and will include a case study from a goat farm which she has worked with to achieve elite health status.  All of our webinars are free […]

AGM – Saturday 10th April 2021

A reminder to all members that our AGM will be taking place virtually this  Saturday 10th April 2021.  Any member/person wishing to join the AGM should email the office on admin@britishgoatsociety.com to request an invitation.  Please do not forward or share the invitation once received.  Invitations should be requested from the office only.   If anyone […]

Mike Elphick

It is with great sadness that I report the passing of Mike Elphick who passed away recently.  Many members will have met Mike at one of the many shows he was involved with running.  Mike was always very welcoming and supportive to all goat-keepers.  I am sure you will all join us in sending our […]

For Sale Section

The new “For Sale” section of our website is now live.  Members can now place advertisements for pedigree stock that they have for sale for free, as long as the goats are registered with the BGS.  There is also a section for equipment to be listed.  All adverts placed will need to be approved by […]

Robert Hardy – Funeral Arrangements

The funeral of Robert Hardy will take place on Wednesday 31st March @ 4.15pm at Mansfield Crematorium.  The chapel will be for immediate family only but anyone wishing to pay their respects living locally can go to the school. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made for the Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance, the RNLI and […]