Contacts

Contacts for officers and affiliated societies. Please send any updates to the BGS Secretary.

Those wishing to provide updates should contact the BGS Secretary by e-mail

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BRITISH GOAT SOCIETY
Mrs Rachel Fox
42 Manse Way
Swanley
Kent
BR8 8DD
Tel: 01322 611767
E-mail: admin@britishgoatsociety.com
Web site: www.britishgoatsociety.com

ANGLO-NUBIAN BREED SOCIETY
Mrs Mary Thomasson, 2. Manor Farm Cottage, White Lane, Christleton, Chester, Cheshire. CH3 6AJ.
Tel/Fax: 01244 336332
Email: m.thomasson@tiscali.co.uk
Web site: www.anglonubian.org.uk

AYRSHIRE GOAT CLUB
Mrs I McCreath,
For all enquiries please contact Mrs A Dick.
Milk Recording Secretary: Mrs A Dick, Rowanmyle House, Tarbolton, Mauchline, Ayrshire, KA5 5LU
Tel: 01292 541981
Email: a_m_dick@hotmail.com

BAGOT GOAT BREED SOCIETY
Nick Bohemia, Bach Brook Farm, Upper Lye, Aymestrey, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 9SZ
Tel: 01568 770215
Email: info@bagotgoats.co.uk
Web-site: www.bagotgoats.co.uk

BATH & DISTRICT GOATKEEPERS SOCIETY
Secretary: Miss Gaynor Smith, Pear Tree Cottage, Lower Common, Rangeworthy, Nr Bristol  BS37 7QE
Tel: 01454-228471  Email: yorgangirls@gmail.com
Milk Recording Secretary: Mrs Diane Smith , Pear Tree Cottage, Lower Common, Rangeworthy, Nr Bristol  BS37 7QE
Tel: 01454-228471 email: diane.smithgoats@gmail.com

BEDS & HERTS GOAT SOCIETY
Mrs D Padian, Bury Leys Farm, London Lane, Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire,  MK45 3LP.
Tel: 01234 740365
Email:doreen.padian@btinternet.com
Website:  http://bhgs.btck.co.uk

BRITISH ALPINE BREED SOCIETY
Mrs J Smith, 5 Parkhouse Road, Lower Pilsley, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S45 8DG
Tel: 01246 854 898
Email: annithgoats@googlemail.com
Web site: http://www.britishalpines.co.uk

BRITISH BOER GOAT SOCIETY
Email: bbgs.secretary@gmail.com
Web site: http://www.britishboergoatsociety.co.uk

BRITISH CASHMERE GOAT SOCIETY
Mrs Pat Thorne, Cherry Orchard Farm, Stockgrove, Leighton Buzzard.
Tel: 01525 237308
Fax: 01525 237282

BRITISH SAANEN BREED SOCIETY
To be announced

BRITISH TOGGENBURG SOCIETY
Miss C Baverstock, 14 Victoria Road, Mudeford, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 3LF
Tel: 07817 793 076
Email: cornpitts@ntlworld.com
Web site: http://www.britishtoggenburgs.co.uk

CAMBRIDGE & DISTRICT GOAT SOCIETY
Mrs W Hardy, Lower Hare Park Farm, Six Mile Bottom, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 0TS
Tel: 01638 570241
Web site: http://www.goats.co.uk/club/cambridge/

CHESHIRE DAIRY GOAT SOCIETY
Mrs D Rudkin, 1 Dingle Hollow, Compstall Road, Romiley, Stockport, Cheshire.  SK6 4ED
Tel: 01614 303805

CLEVELAND DAIRY GOAT SOCIETY
Mr B.Perry, 24, Station Road, Norton, Stockton on Tees, Cleveland, TS20 1NH
Tel: 01642 890621
Email: b.perry@ntlworld.com

CORNWALL GOATKEEPERS ASSOCIATION
Mrs J Markham, Brook Farm, Packet Lane, Rosudgeon, Penzance, Cornwall, TR20 9QD.
Tel 01736 763738 email: jmarkham_uk@yahoo.co.uk.

DERBYSHIRE DAIRY GOAT CLUB
Mrs C Woodward, Headhouse Farm, Mapperley, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 6BX.
Tel: 0115 9324706
Email: christine@headhouse.freeserve.uk

DEVON GOAT SOCIETY
Mrs V Day, Leats Farm, Aylesbeare, Exeter , Devon , EX5 2JQ
Tel: 01395 233985
Email r.calcraft@btinternet.com

DURHAM DAIRY GOAT SOCIETY
Mrs J Harbour, Golden Corner Bungalow, Byers Green, Spennymoor, Co. Durham, DL16 7QE.
Tel: 01388 604284
Email: jennifer.harbour@btinternet.com
Web site:http://website.lineone.net/~bendholm/ddgs.htm

ENGLISH GOAT BREEDERS ASSOCIATION
Linda Doyle, 2 Chapel Ascote Cottages, Ladbroke, Southam, Warwickshire, CV47 2DB Email: info@egba.org.uk
Website: http://www.egba.org.uk/

FENLAND GOATKEEPERS & SMALLHOLDERS CLUB
Mrs C Wilkinson, Three Lays, 3, Lutton Gate, Gedney Hill, Spalding, Lincs , PE12 1BY
Web site: http://www.fgsc.org.uk/

GLAMORGAN GOAT CLUB
Ruth Loebl, The Knollbury, Knollbury, Undy, Caldicot NP26 3BX
Tel: 01633 880318
Email: ruth.loebl@gmail.com

GLOUCESTERSHIRE GOAT SOCIETY
Miss R Candy, Rose Cottage, Waterley Bottom, North Nibley, Dursley, Gloucestershire, GL11 6EF.
Tel: 01453 542230

GOAT VETERINARY SOCIETY
Secretary: Mr Benjamin H Dustan BVSc Cert CHP BSc(Hons) MRCVS
Tarn Farm Vets, Woolbarn, Shap Abbey, Shap, Cumbria, CA10 3NB
Tel: 077 344 584 12
bencowvet@gmail.com
Website: http://www.goatvetsoc.co.uk

GOLDEN GUERNSEY GOAT SOCIETY
Miss B Lawton, Chelswood, Hillend, Locking, Weston Super-mare BS24 8PQ
Tel: 01934 824 437
Email: beverleyL8@aol.com
Web site: http://www.goldenguernseygoat.org.uk/

GRAMPIAN GOAT CLUB
Mrs Lynn Johnson, Mid Balearn, Kininmonth, Peterhead AB42 4JH
Tel: 01346 532071
Email: lonmayhighlands@btinternet.com

Milk Recording Secretary: Mrs C Le Huray, Kisumu, Crudie, Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 5QJ
Tel: 01261 851407
Email: cathlehuray@supanet.com

GUERNSEY GOAT SOCIETY
Mrs L Martin, Summerville Farm, Longue Rue, Vale, Guernsey, GY6 8DB
Tel: 01481 256843

HAMPSHIRE GOAT CLUB
Ms Jane Barker, 29 Kings Hill, Beech, Alton, Hampshire GU34 4AW
Tel: 01420 562137

HARNESS GOAT SOCIETY
Mrs Angela Rickerby, Meadow Court Farm, Alfrick, Worcester, WR6 5HY
Tel: 01886 832294
email: angelarickerby@advantagemail.co.uk
Web site: www.harnessgoats.co.uk

HEREFORDSHIRE GOAT CLUB
Sharon Williams, Bank Lodge, Coldwells Road , Holmer, Hereford , HR1 1LH .
Tel: 01432 276424.

HIGHLAND GOAT CLUB
Miss D Meikle, Windy Ha, East Mey, Thurso, KW14 8XH. Tel. 01847 851448.
Email: Diane.meikle@btinternet.com
Web site: http://www.highlandgoatclub.co.uk

IRISH GOAT PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION
Mr Charles Kirwan, Farragh Lacken, Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan, Eire
Tel: 00 353 8688 42779
Email: charliekirwan@hotmail.com
Web; www.irishgoatproducers.com

ISLE OF WIGHT GOAT CLUB
Mr D J S Sprake, Springfield, Town Lane, Chale Green, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 2JS.
Tel: 01983 551234.

KENT GOAT CLUB
Mrs Rachel Fox, 42 Manse Way, Swanley, Kent, BR8 8DD
Tel: 01322 614882
Email: rachelfoxuk2002@yahoo.co.uk

MERCIAN MILK RECORDING GROUP
Miss A Freeman, Whitmans Hill Farm, Storridge, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 5HF
Tel: 01886 880498
Email: afwhitmans@aol.com

MID ESSEX GOAT CLUB
Secretary: Mrs E Abbott, Lizter, 64 Tile Barn Lane, Lawford, Nr Manningtree, Essex CO11 2LT
Tel:  01206 230560
Email: lizter64@gmail.com

NORTH MIDLAND MILK RECORDING CLUB
Messrs R & M Cooper, 143 Heanor Road, Smalley, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 6DY.
Tel: 01773 760206
Email: nmmrclub@inbox.com

NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE GOAT SOCIETY
Mrs P Clee, Russells Bank Farm, 78 Upper Way, Upper Longdon, Nr Rugeley,
Staffordshire, WS15 1QD.

NORTH WALES GOAT & SMALLHOLDERS SOCIETY
Mrs S D Bartram, Cefn Nen, Groeslon, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL54 7UA.
Email: geifr.dulyn@btinternet.com

NORTHERN ENGLAND GOAT CLUB & Milk Recording Club
Secretary: Mrs Sandra Jaeban, Forth House Farm, Isel, Cockermouth, CA13 9SA
Tel: 01900826400,
Email : smjaeban@gmail.com

Milk Recording Secretary: Mrs Christine Birkbeck, Whyber, Bolton, Appleby, Cumbria CA16 6AW
Tel/Fax: 01768 361583
Email: birklyn@msn.com

NORTHERN IRELAND GOAT CLUB
Mr H Murray, 10 Ballycoan Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT8 8LL
Tel: 02890 640059 or 07548 049231

NORTHUMBRIAN DAIRY GOAT SOCIETY
Roger Wilson, Gibshiel, Tarset, Hexham, Northumberland NE48 1RR
Email: rogerwilson01@gmail.com

NORWICH & DISTRICT GOAT CLUB
Mrs Lynn Jermy, Half Moon, The Street, Bintree, Dereham, NR20 5AH
Tel: 01362 683506
Email: lynn.jermy@btinternet.com
Milk Recording Secretary:  Mrs Sally Wilman, 7 Wallers Lane, Foulsham, Dereham Norfolk NR20 5TN
Tel: 01362 684109

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE GOAT CLUB
Mrs V Hardy, 1 Cottage Ashfield School, Sutton Road, Kirkby-In-Ashfield,
Nottinghamshire, NG17 8HR.
Tel: 01623 555155
Email: kinmeaherd@btinternet.com

OLD ENGLISH GOAT SOCIETY
Mrs Janet Sanderson, West Chapel House, Chapel-Le-Dale, Ingelton, Carnforth LA6 3JG
Tel: 01524 241 392
Web site: www.oldenglishgoats.org.uk

PENNINE & BINGLEY GOAT CLUB
Mrs G Clough, Shepherds Nook, 1 Daisy Bank, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 8PU
Tel: 01422 843 263
Email: gillian@prepress.demon.co.uk

PONTEFRACT & DISTRICT GOAT CLUB
Mr R Parkin, 3 Station Cottages, North Howden, Howden, Nr Goole, East
Yorkshire, DN14 7LD.
Tel: 01430 431929

QUINTET MILK RECORDING CLUB
Mr G George, Ardross Cottage, Checkendon, Reading, Berkshire, RG8 0SX.
Tel/Fax: 01491 681619
E-mail: gorgeo1@msn.com

SAANEN BREED SOCIETY
Mrs K Williams, c/o Lindbrook Farm, Lindway Lane, Brackenfield, Derbyshire, DE55 6DA
Tel: 01629 534 700

SCOTTISH GOATKEEPERS FEDERATION
Mrs Lisa Sinclair, Millstane, Meikleour, Perth Ph2 6EH.
Telephone: 01250 884358
Email lisa.sgf@tesco.net
Web site: www.scottishgoatkeepersfederation.com

SHROPSHIRE GOATKEEPERS SOCIETY
Mrs H Alderson, Strawbarn, 47 Wellington Road, Coalbrookdale, Telford,
Shropshire.
Tel: 01952 433045
Email: aldergoat@yahoo.co.uk

SOMERSET DAIRY GOAT CLUB
Mrs S R Summers, Homeacre, Stowey Road, Fivehead, Taunton, Somerset,
TA3 6PP.
Tel: 01460 281418
Email: lynne.homeacre@gmail.com
Milk Recording Secretary: as above

SOUTH WEST WALES GOAT CLUB
Mrs Corinne Stewart, Arfryn, Oakford, Llanarth, Ceredigion.  SA47 0RP
Telephone: 01545 580976
Email: ploughcottage@sky.com
Web site: www.southwestwalesgoatclub.co.uk

SURREY GOAT CLUB
Mrs E Short, Withybush Farm, Knowle Lane, Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8JP
Tel: 01483 273641

SUSSEX COUNTY GOAT CLUB
Mrs Erica Willis, Lukes South, Langton Lane, Hurstiepoint, Hassock, West Sussex. BN6 9HA.
Tel: 01273 833632
Email: ian.churchill1@btopenworld.com

TOGGENBURG BREEDERS SOCIETY
Ms S Prydderch, The Willows, Goosey, Faringdon, Oxfordshire SN7 8PA
Tel: 01367 710575
Email: sallyprydderch@gmail.com
Web site: www.toggenburgbreedersociety.yolasite.com

WELSH & MARCHES GOAT SOCIETY
Ruth Loebl, The Knollbury, Knollbury, Undy, Caldicot NP26 3BX.
Tel: 01633 880318
Email: ruth.loebl@gmail.com

WORCESTERSHIRE GOAT SOCIETY
Wendy Grantham, Trinolly, Delly End, Hailey, Oxfordshire OX29 9XD
Tel: 01993 868340
Email: trinolly.868@btinternet.com

YORKSHIRE GOAT SOCIETY
Mr Chris Hagain, 581 Halifax Road, Broad Oak, Hipperholme. Halifax, HX3 8DD
Tel: 01422 206244
Email: chris.hagain@btinternet.com

Breeders’ and Members’ Websites

To find out about goat breeding you can:-

  • Contact the Secretary of the Breed Society of your choice.
  • Contact the Secretary of your nearest BGS Affiliated Society.
  • Obtain a copy of the current BGS Year Book which contains display advertisements from Breeders and also, in many cases, photographs or data about their goats.
  • Look at advertisements in the publications of the different Breed Societies, including the British Goat Society Monthly Journal .
  • It is sometimes when you have been passed on to someone else that the stock you require can be found.
  • Look at Breeder’s Websites

ASHDENE HERD: www.ashdeneherd.com
The Ashdene Herd of pedigree dairy goats has an outstanding record,  having won the British Goat Society’s highly prestigious Breeders Cup a total of 14 times since 1975.

CHARNOCKS HERD: www.dairy-goats.com
The site contains many photographs of top quality British Toggenburg Dairy Goats. Stock and semen available for sale at home and abroad.

HOLDBROOK HERD: www.holdbrookherd.co.uk
Anglo Nubian Dairy Goats, Milk Recorded, * and Q* Milkers

MINESHOP HERD: www.mineshoplivestock.co.uk
Breeders and exhibitors of prize winning and milk recorded British Saanen, Anglo Nubian , Toggenburg and British Alpine and British dairy goats.

MONACH HERD : www.monachfarm.co.uk/mf-goats.htm
The Monach Herd was established in 1970s and maintains successful lines of Anglo-Nubian, British Alpine, British Saanen and British Toggenburg dairy goats. The herd is milk recorded,CAE tested and Scrapie monitored and has exported stock to many parts of the world. Sales enquiries for young stock and stud males are welcome.

PENBORN GOATS : www.penborngoats.com
Golden Guernsey, British Guernseys and Pygmy goats – photos and for sale. Also plants for sale and courses (see website for details).

SANSARA HERD: www.brockhallfarm.com
Brock Hall Farm Dairy. The art of Artisan Cheese

TIMYON HERD : www.timyongoats.co.uk
The herd currently consists mainly of Saanen’s that have been line bred to Dutch White imports This development started around 1990, with several Breed Champion females being bred. The herd was started long before this, in the 1960’s and various breeds have been kept with some success. Enquiries. Welcome from home and abroad (see website for contact details)

TODDBROOK HERD: www.toddbrook-goats.com
The Toddbrook Herd consists of prize winning British Saanen and British (grade) dairy goats. Many photos, history of the herd, stock and semen sales and much more.

TOPKNOT HERD: www.boer-goats.co.uk
Boer goat herd (100%) based on blood lines imported from New Zealand. Many photos on the site and information about the accommodation and management of the goats. Stock available for UK or abroad.

Members’ websites
Websites are listed here at the request of the owners of the site. All are BGS Members.

Members NameMembers Name Herd Prefix Website
Stow Estate Trust Bardolph www.churchfarmstowbardolph.co.uk
Mr R Furness Bigsky www.littleliongardens.com
Decker & Miller Charnocks www.dairy-goats.com
Mrs C Dunnill Edgewood www.ukgoats.co.uk
Ms Wilson & Ms Wasson Halfcreek www.halfcreekfarm.com
Ian & Erica Churchill Hurstpier www.hurstpieranglonubians.co.uk
Mrs Seipp Intakelane www.goats-meat.co.uk
Mrs Hall Janas www.norfolkboergoats.co.uk
Mr & Mrs T Wallis Lowna www.lownadairy.com
Mr G Godfrey Mellan www.kingrock.co.uk
Mr C Nye Mineshop www.mineshoplivestock.co.uk
Mrs Dreda Randall Monach www.monachfarm.co.uk
Mrs Jules Moore Mumbleys www.mumbleysfarmhouse.co.uk
Mr Edward Lenehan Mylerstow www.gaelicgoats.com
Mrs J Whiting Northfell www.lakewood.uk.com
Mrs M Shackles Parcmawr www.roman-road.co.uk/ddol-las/parcmawr
Mrs S Hampton Sansara www.brockhallfarm.com
Miss A Timms Serenity www.edendream.co.uk
Miss D Vernon Shanvern www.elliesdairy.co.uk
Mrs Knott Topknot www.boer-goats.co.uk
Mrs Simper Woolsome www.yewtreefarmwasdale.co.uk
Mrs D May Wyedean www.oakdean-smallholding.co.uk
Mrs Ross Wytsend www.martins-park.com
Miss A Parry www.thehappygoatcompany.co.uk
Buttercups Sanctuary www.buttercups.org.uk
Mr David Dowdy www.joygoats.org.uk
Miss A Loftus www.farmertofarmer.co.uk
Mrs J Snook-Bevis www.noteworthy-devon.co.uk

Goat Products

(suppliers of milk, cheese, yoghurt, fibre and meat and other products):
An initial setting up fee is charged for advertising in this section to cover some of the web site costs of the BGS
(Registered Charity No. 210646, VAT No. 103 816890).
Contact the BGS Secretary for details.
E-mail: secretary@allgoats.com
Name and address, products for sale, telephone number, fax number, e-mail, URL for website (if any), area supplied. Also “Who we are and what we sell”.

Monach Farm – Established in 1977, are the producers of the award winning Caprilatte ice cream and Wyvern cheese, both made from our own goats’ milk. Full cream and semi-skimmed milk are also available. We supply pubs, restaurants and wholesalers as well as retail at our Abberton Farm Shop. For further details on our product range, please contact:
Monach Farm, The Green, Hilton, HUNTINGDON, Cambs , PE28 9NB
Phone: 01480 830223/830426
E-mail: monachfarm@tiscali.co.uk
Web site: http://www.monachfarm.co.uk

Monach Farm at Butterfly Lodge, Mersea Road , Abberton, COLCHESTER , Essex , CO5 7LG
Phone: 01206 736121
E-mail: sales@butterflylodge.co.uk
Web site: http://www.butterflylodge.co.uk

Nut Knowle Farm – Established in 1979, probably the first commercial goat farm in the U.K. producing a varied selection of farmhouse cheeses, supplying, major wholesalers, supermarkets, airlines and manufacturers. The range includes, Saint George, Sussex Yeoman, Caprini and our Wealdway Log which have become well established in the market place.

For further details of all our products contact :-Nut Knowle Farm. Worlds End, Gun Hill, Horam, E.Sussex. TN21 0LA
Phone: 01825 872214
Fax: 01825 873055
E-mail: lj@nutknowlefarm.com
Web site: http://www.nutknowlefarm.com

 

St Helens Farm –  Producers of a range of goats’ milk products that are distributed through major food retailers such as Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose under the St Helens Farm brand. The range includes whole, semi and skimmed milk, natural yogurt, double cream, butter and cheese.
For further details, contact St Helens Farm, Seaton Ross, York YO42 4NP.
Phone: 01430 861715.
Fax: 01430 860844
E-mail: info@sthelensfarm.co.uk
Web site: http://www.sthelensfarm.co.uk

Delamere Dairy – Roger & Liz Sutton named their dairy after Cheshire’s beautiful Delamere Forest where they started their first herd…with just three goats! Today, over 25 years later, so huge is the demand for their products, that family goat farmers from across Britain help with supplies of milk. Fresh and UHT goats’ milk, goats’ butter, goats’ yogurts and a wide range of goats’ cheese are available in shops across the UK.
Phone: 01565 750528
Fax: 01565 750468
E-mail: info@delameredairy.co.uk
Website: http://www.delameredairy.co.uk

Chestnut Meats – Chestnut Meats is a family business run by farmers Tim and Marnie Dobson.Radmore Green Farm is a livestock farm in the heart of the beautiful Cheshire countryside. Its 110 acres is home to a herd of Simmental beef animals, rare breed Welsh pigs, and the Chestnut herd of Boer Goats. This is a herd of meat goats renowned for the tasty, tender meat they produce. The meat is very low in fat and cholesterol and high in vitamins which makes it extremely healthy.
Phone: 01829 260437
Mobile : 07815 744749
E-mail: farmshop@chestnutmeats.co.uk
Website: http://www.chestnutmeats.co.uk

Goats Milk SoapNatural Handmade Goats Milk Soap with fresh milk from Golden Guernsey goats.
We produce our own traditional Goats Milk Soap using carefully chosen natural oils and fresh milk taken from our own herd of rare-breed Golden Guernsey diary goats. We make a naturally golden soap that we describe as ‘Golden Soap from Golden Goats’ as well as other varieties of coloured or scented soap.
We sell direct to the public and can fill bespoke wholesale orders on request.
For further details contact:
E-mail: contacts@goatsmilksoap.co.uk
Web: www.goatsmilksoap.co.uk

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