For 2018 the Festival is showcasing some of the most popular goat breeds, as well as some you may not have thought of keeping, or perhaps even heard of! For every breed the breeders will be on-hand to offer their advice and share their experiences – we are extremely grateful to them for bringing their stock to the Festival for the showcase.
Breeds in attendance
Saanen / British Saanen
Toggenburg / British Toggenburg
Demo ring programme
NB: Places are limited for these sessions and reserved for wristband holders – bookable at the Information Point in the Strathmore Hall Foyer
10:30am – Essential Goat Maintenance (Goat Showcase)
Scottish Goatkeepers’ Federation and Dr, Caroline Robinson MRCVS from SRUC will be discussing and demonstrating essential goat maintenance tasks – foot trimming, restraint, oral dosing and injections sites.
2:30pm – Goat Milking Demonstration (Goat Showcase)
Fiona Smith from Scottish Goatkeepers’ Federation will be demonstrating goat milking techniques.