Welcome to the British Columbia Goat Association
The BCGA was founded over a hundred years ago in 1917
To increase public awareness of the value of goats and goat producers, disseminate information about breeds of goats and their care, and encourage young people with their involvement with goats and 4-H clubs.
Check out the New video on the Goat Resource page with Dr.Jessica Semper on Herd Health and why have one!
BCGA has sent feed back to the Ministry of AgricultureSupporting B.C. Farmers request for information period!
Please read the full letter here:
Here is the link to the Minister of Agriculture Supporting B.C. Farmers request for information period
Education is key for progressive goat breeders
Did you know Canada has a Code of Practice for the care of goats? It covers everything from, housing, feeding, management, processing, livestock markets and transportation!
Find the Code here!
The code is currently under revision with the updated version to be released sometime in the Fall of 2012. During Aug-Nov of 2020 the goat industry is requested to provide input. Have your say!
Find more resources on improving your herd management on the Goat Resource page! BCGA is committee to providing education through workshops and other media to advance goat welfare in BC.
2019-2020 Board of Directors are:
Next meeting Dec 14, 2019
please contact BCGA for more details
Oct 12 & 13 was a fanatic BCGA Goat work shop! Two days filled with Veterinarian talks, soap making, cheese making and a Scrapie Canada presentation by Corlena Patterson all the way from Ontario!
Our goals are to increase public awareness of the value of goats and goat producers, circulate information about breeds of goats and their care, and encourage young people with their involvement with goats and 4-H clubs."
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