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.
No goats should be removed from the Showground until 5pm on the Saturday, with approval from the Chief Steward.
All animals must be penned by 9am.
There will be no movement of vehicles on the Show Field between 9.00am and 5pm
Goats in milk (Double pen) entered in both milking and inspection £3.50; entered in milking only £2.25
Goatlings (single pen each) £2.00
Kids (single pen per two kids) £2.00
Straw must be ordered and paid for with entries. £3.50 per bale.
Entries close 14th June 2024
A Vehicle Pass will be required to gain entry to the Showfield. This will be emailed to you to print off . If you are unable to do this please send an s.a.e. with your entry form for return of a pass.
Goats in milk (Inspection and milking competition): 1st – £12, 2nd – £8, 3rd – £6, 4th – £4
Goatlings and Kids; 1st – £8, 2nd – £5, 3rd – £3, 4th – rosette.
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