Goats

Judge: Mr Steven Thomas, Hackney, London

Class 01 – Female Goat that has borne a kid, any age, in-milk, entered in the Toggenburg section of the Herd Book
Kindly sponsored by Pat Gale, Holmfirth
Class 02 – Female Goat that has borne a kid, any age, in-milk, entered in the Saanen section of the Herd Book
Class 03 – Female Goat that has borne a kid, any age, in-milk, entered in the British Toggenburg section of the Herd Book
Class 04 – Female Goat that has borne a kid, any age, in-milk, entered in the British Saanen section of the Herd Book
Class 05 – Female Goat that has borne a kid, any age, in-milk, entered in the Anglo Nubian section of the Herd Book
Class 06 – Female Goat that has borne a kid, any age, in-milk, entered in the British Alpine section of the Herd Book
Class 07 – Female Goat that has borne a kid, any age, in-milk, Any Other Variety

Prize Money: Goats in Milk (Inspection & Milking Comp) 1st – £12, 2nd – £8, 3rd – £6, 4th – £4

British Goat Society Awards

S1 – A Rosette for the Best Goat in Show
S2 – A Challenge Certificate for the Best Goat that has borne a kid
S3 – A Challenge Certificate for the Best Inspection / Production Goat
S4 – A Breed Challenge Certificate for the Best Toggenburg goat, Best Saanen goat, Best British Toggenburg goat, Best British Saanen goat, Best Anglo-Nubian goat, Best British Alpine goat, Best Golden Guernsey goat, Best British Guernsey goat that has borne a kid
S5 – A Certificate of Merit for the Best British Goat that has borne a kid


Entry Fees: Goats in Milk (double pen) entered in both milking and inspection £3.50; entered in milking only £2.25
Straw must be ordered and paid for with entries.

Rules: The Goat Classes are held under the Rules, Regulations and Recognition of the British Goat Society. All exhibits must be registered with the BGS regarding the ownership and in the name of the exhibitor, the registered name, number and earmark being quoted on the entry form (also the kidding date for goats in milk). All goats in milk must have been kidded or aborted a minimum of 30 days previous to the date of the Show.
No pregnant goats may be admitted to the Showground. In the event of an unforeseen kidding or abortion, the goat must be immediately isolated from other goats. Full details of the goat, exhibitor and any action taken must be reported in writing to the Chief Steward, to the BGS Secretary, immediately after the Show.
Entries will only be accepted from whole herd negative CAE tested herds and must be submitted on BGS or Sheep and Goat Health Scheme Forms.
Exhibitors are requested NOT to bring to the Showground ANY goat that has previously had a positive reaction to the CAE test; it is advised that any milk produced at the Show should not be fed to goats of any age. All goats must conform to the current regulations regarding identification; all earmarks and tags must be readable.
Goats in milk should arrive on the Friday evening prior to the Show by 6.00pm for stripping out by an official steward at 6.30pm. First inspection will take place at 6.30a.m. on the Saturday morning (subject to the Judge’s approval)
Young stock should be penned by 9am on the day of the Show.
No goats should be removed from the Showground until 5pm on the Saturday, with approval from the Chief Steward.
Under the terms and conditions of the Show there will be NO movement of motorised vehicles on the Show Field between 9.30am and 5pm.