February 16 Re-showing of the background display of HGC goats and owners shown at the 40th Anniversary meal. March 16 A talk about Angora Goats by Jenny Blackmore April 20 … Continue reading 2019 events
Chairman Paula Crawford's photograph of 'Alfie and friend' was judged to be the best photograph overall. There were three classes comprising best photo of a goat or goats, Any Other Animal (including birds and butterflies) and Any Other Subject.
The celebratory meal was held at the home of one of the Club's members, and was attended by most of the current members and a number of past and founder members. A slideshow of photographs of members throughout the last forty years, with their goats, and at various shows, was on continuous display during the… Continue reading 40th Anniversary Celebrations 15 September 2018
Herefordshire Goat Club is 40 years old in 2018! To celebrate, we're inviting all members, past and present, to join us for a meal on 15 September, 12pm - 4pm. During the afternoon, there will also be an exhibition of memorabilia from the last 40 years of HGC. Do you have any photos or literature about… Continue reading 40th anniversary celebration (15 Sep)
Anne May, Arapawa goat breeder, will be our guest speaker on Saturday 17 March 2018. The New Zealand Arapawa goat is one of the rarest goat breeds in the world; Anne had some of the first Arapawa goats to be imported into the UK from New Zealand, where they were in danger of being culled to… Continue reading Guest speaker (17 Mar): Anne May on Arapawa goats
Conor Cleary, nutritionist with agricultural merchants Clynderwen & Cardiganshire Farmers (CCF), will talk to us about feeding goats on Saturday 17 February 2018. CCF is a farmer-owned co-operative trading across Wales and borders, with retail stores across Wales and its own feed blending plant. Its specialists in feed, nutrition, animal health and the arable sector provide technical information… Continue reading Guest speaker (17 Feb): Conor Cleary, CCF nutritionist
Nick Bohemia, chairman/acting secretary of the Bagot Goat Society (BGS), will be our guest speaker on 20 January 2018, in a change to his scheduled talk on 21 October 2017. From the BGS website: The Bagot is believed to be Britain’s oldest breed of goat with a documented ancestry. The first recorded account of the… Continue reading Guest speaker (20 Jan): Nick Bohemia, Bagot Goat Society
The Hereford Times reported our participation at the Three Counties Show 2017, where club member Maggie Franklin organises the dairy goat section. Herefordshire Goat Club helped out once again at this year’s Three Counties Show when members acted as stewards for the goat milking competitions on both the Saturday and Sunday which meant very early… Continue reading HGC in the Hereford Times
Time to feel festive! We'll be celebrating our Christmas meal on Saturday 16 December 2017. More details coming soon! Contact us to let us know you're coming or to find out more about joining the club.
On Saturday 18 November 2017, we'll hold our annual general meeting (AGM) and photographic competition. More details coming soon! As always, Herefordshire Goat Club will meet at 12pm at The Bell Inn, Tillington. Anyone with an interest in goats is welcome! Contact us to let us know you're coming or to find out more about joining… Continue reading Meeting (18 Nov): AGM and photo competition