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Office Closure

The office will be closed on Friday 18th February 2022 and will re-open again on Monday 21st February.  Any enquiries received during this time will be responded to on the Monday. Many thanks for your co-operation.  

Parasite Control Webinar – Monday 28th February 2022

The next webinar will take place on Monday 28th February at 7.30pm.   Our speaker is Jess Hagain who will be talking about Parasite Control.  The webinar is free to attend for all members who will need to request an invite by emailing the office on admin@britishgoatsociety.com. 

Mrs Sandra Stevenson of the Friarlea Herd

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Mrs Sandra Stevenson of the Friarlea Herd.   Our thoughts are condolences are with Arvon at this very sad time.  The funeral will be held on Friday 28th January at Bangor crematorium at 1.30pm.  Attendance inside the crematorium is limited so please let Arvon know […]

Mrs Rene Smith of the Kolding Herd

We are very saddened to learn of the death of Mrs Rene Smith of the Kolding Herd.   Both Rene and her husband Peter were great stalwarts of the Mid Essex Goat Club.   Her funeral is on Tuesday, 15th February at 1.30 pm at Danbury Mission Evangelical Church, 54 Maldon Road, Danbury, Essex. CM3 4QL. The […]

Letters for Farmers/Owners and Vets for sheep/goat exports from the UK CVO and Welsh DCVO

Attached please find a letter from Christine Middlemiss (UK Chief Veterinary Officer) and Gavin Watkins (Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales), updating Veterinarians and Farmers/Owners of sheep and goats (for breeding and production) and their germplasm, of changes to export certification requirements relating to certain endemic diseases, for movements from Great Britain to the EU. […]

Barry Webster of the Cossin Herd – Updated to include Funeral Arrangements

It is with great sadness that I report the passing of Mr Barry Webster, husband of Wendy Webster of the Cossin Herd.  Many members will of known and met Barry at shows across the South West of England and will join me in sending condolences to Wendy and her family.   The funeral will take place […]

A Tour of Walter Curlewis’s Herd of British Alpine Goats in South Africa – Wednesday 15th December 2021

The next webinar will take place on Wednesday 15th December 2021 at 7.30pm and our speaker will be Walter Curlewis who breeds British Alpine goats in South Africa.  The webinar is free to attend for all members who will need to request an invite by emailing the office on admin@britishgoatsociety.com. 

Invitation to On-Line Cheese Tasting

Following the Webinar Toggs and Cheese, Denise is offering an online cheese tasting, where participants will join with her to taste a number of the popular Drumturk Cheeses, and learn a little more about each cheese. The British Goat Society Taster Pack is available from https://www.drumturkcheeses.com/tasting-sessions-1/p/bgs-taster-pack?rq=british When adding to your cart you will be asked […]

Toggs & Cheese – Cheesemaking Webinar

The next webinar will take place on Wednesday 10th November 2021 at 7.30pm and our speaker will be Denise Ferguson of Drumturk Cheeses. The webinar is free to attend for all members who will need to request an invite by emailing the office on admin@britishgoatsociety.com. 

CAE Testing, Monitoring Schemes, Shows & Surveillance Webinar

CAE Testing, Monitoring Schemes, Shows & Surveillance   Wednesday 27th October 2021   @ 7.30pm   As before webinars are free for members to attend. Any member wishing to join should email the office on admin@britishgoatsociety.com to obtain a link to join.