Goat Class

GOAT SECTION

Completed entry forms together with CAE certificate and stamped addressed envelope should be sent to section secretary:

Mr Chris Hagin, 581 Halifax Road, Hipperholme, Halifax, HX3 8DD

Telephone: 07826 086859

ENTRIES CLOSE FRIDAY 5TH AUGUST

Open Classes

Goat Classes are held under the Rules, Regulations and Recognition of the British Goat Society. All exhibits must be registered with the BGS as in the ownership and name of the exhibitor, the registered name, number and earmark being quoted on the 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. THE REGISTERED NUMBER OF ANY GOAT, INITIALLY ENTERED AS RAF, MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE CHIEF STEWARD BEFORE THE GOAT COMPETES.

Entries will only be accepted from whole herd negative CAE tested herds and must be submitted on BGS on BGS or Sheep & 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 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 6pm for stripping out by an official steward at 6.30pm.

Young stock should penned by 9am on the day of the show.

First Inspection will take place at 6.30am on the Saturday morning (Subject to Judges approval).

No goats to be removed from the showground until 5.30pm Saturday, with approval from the Chief Steward.

  All vehicles must be removed from the showground by 9am.

Judge : R Penble

Entry fees:

Goats in Milk, (double pen) entered in bothmilking & inspection  £3.50

                                          Entered in milking or inspection only £2.50

Goatlings (single pen)                                                              £2.00

Kids (single pen per two kids)                                                    £2.00               

Prizes:        

Goats in Milk             1st  – £10      2nd – £8      3rd – £6     4th– £4

(Inspection & Milking Comp)

Goatlings & Kids       1st  – £5      2nd – £4      3rd – £3     4th– £2

NB- 3rd & 4th placed prize money will only be paid where there are 4 or 6 entries

British Goat Society Awards

S1 A Challenge Certificate for the Best Goat that has borne a kid

S2 A Challenge Certificate for the Best Inspection / Production Goat

S3 A Breed Challenge Certificate for the Best Goat that has borne a kid in each of the following breeds;

Anglo Nubian, Saanen, Toggenburg, British Alpine, British Guernsey, British Saanen, British Toggenburg & Golden Guernsey.

S4 A Certificate of Merit for the Best British Goat that has borne a kid

Classes

801    Female Goat that has borne a kid, any age, in-milk, entered into the Toggenburg section of the herd book

802   Female Goat that has borne a kid, any age, in-milk, entered into the Saanen section of the herd book

803   Female Goat that has borne a kid, any age, in-milk, entered into the British Toggenburg section of the herd book

804   Female Goat that has borne a kid, any age, in-milk, entered into the British Saanen section of the herd book

805   Female Goat that has borne a kid, any age, in-milk, entered into the Anglo Nubian section of the herd book

806   Female Goat that has borne a kid, any age, in-milk, entered into the British Alpine section of the herd book

807   Female Goat that has borne a kid, any age, in-milk, Any Other Variety

808   Goatling that has not borne a kid, over 1 year but not exceeding 2 years, entered into the Toggenburg or British Toggenburg section of the herd book

809   Goatling that has not borne a kid, over 1 year but not exceeding 2 years, entered into the Sannen or British Saanen section of the herd book

810   Goatling that has not borne a kid, over 1 year but not exceeding 2 years, entered into the Anglo Nubian section of the herd book

811   Goatling that has not borne a kid, over 1 year but not exceeding 2 years, entered into the British Alpine section of the herd book

812   Goatling that has not borne a kid, over 1 year but not exceeding 2 years, Any Other Variety

813   Female Kid Over 2 months but not exceeding 1 year, entered into the Toggenburg or British Toggenburg section of the herd book

814   Female Kid Over 2 months but not exceeding 1 year, entered into the Saanen or British Saanen section of the herd book

815   Female Kid Over 2 months but not exceeding 1 year, entered into the Anglo Nubian section of the herd book

816   Female Kid Over 2 months but not exceeding 1 year, entered into the British Alpine section of the herd book

817   Female Kid Over 2 months but not exceeding 1 year, entered into the Any Other Variety section of the herd book

818   Milking Competition for goats of any age, to have kidded once only

819   Milking Competition for goats of any age, to have kidded twice or more