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Click on links below for Show Booklet and Entry Form

 

UPDATE: Meeting this coming Sunday (tomorrow)
has been moved to next Sunday, March 19,
at Karen Jordan's farm due to weather issues
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Welcome to the Piedmont Dairy Goat Association
2017 Meetings & Upcoming Events Calendar

Meetings are the second Sunday of every month with a few exceptions. Lunch starts at 1 p.m. and the meeting starts at 2 p.m.

In the event the weather is bad, call:828.230.2512. If you are not a member and would like to join: Click here for a membership application. Join our facebook page Piedmont Dairy Goats for direction information to a meeting or call 828.230.2512.

January 8th - Carl Sandburg Home, Flat Rock - JANENE DONAVAN, Host - Election Results

February 12th - ELIZABETH STRUB, Host, Weaverville - TBA

March 19th - KAREN JORDAN , Swanannoa, Dr. Vickie Boychynek will present a Q&A session on the new laws for medications, other question will be taken at the end of the presentation. For directions, Call 828-298-9452

April 9th –Spinning Spider Creamery, Marshall - Host - CHRIS OWEN - Former ADGA Linear Appraiser - John White will discuss how to use linear appraisals to best manage a dairy herd. For directions, call: 828-206-5509

•MAY 7th MEETING - is at the Carl Sandberg Farm at 1pm. Bring a dish and have lunch. Program is Dr. Mary Swanson from the NC Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, who will offer instruction on doing fecal tests to identify parasites. She will have some slides illustrating some of the parasites. People who have microscopes should bring them, and Mary will also have a couple available. Also they can bring fecal samples from their own animals. Call Janene Donovan if you have never visited. Carl Sandburg's home is the crown jewel of our local and national ADGA goat history. (828) 230-2512. - Note this meeting will be on May 7th because the 2nd weekend in May is Mother's Day.

June 6/2-6/5 - EVIN EVANS SPRING CLASSIC GOAT SHOW - Evin Evans Spring Show is happening on June 2-4 at the Rowan County Fair Grounds 1560 Julian Road, Salisbury, NC 28146
This will be a 4 ring buck and doe show with a Nigerian Specialty Show and a Nubian Specialty show.
Friday 6/2/17 - 4:00PM Youth Buck Show
Friday 6/2/17 - 5:00PM Youth jr and sr doe show ring 1
Friday 6/2/17 - 7:00PM Buck Show ring 2 and buck show in ring one at conclusion of youth show.
Saturday 6/3/17 - 8:00AM Sr doe show in ring 1 and sr doe show in ring 2 will start at conclusion of first breed in ring 1.
Jr Doe show in ring 1 will start at the conclusion of sr doe show in ring 2 and Jr Doe show in ring 2 will start in the conclusion of first breed in ring 1.
Saturday 6/3/17 - 7:00PM Buck Show in ring 1. Ring 2 Buck show will start at conclusion of first breed in ring 1.
Sunday 6/4/17 will be the same schedule as Saturday with the exception of the buck show. All 4 buck shows are on Friday and Saturday.
The Nigerian Specialty will be in ring 2 on Saturday and the Nubian Specialty will be in ring 2 on Sunday.
This is subject to change if needed but is the plan for now. We will have more complete details after our February Meeting of the show committee. For more info: Don George 919-904-0315

July 8 - 15 - ADGA NATIONAL SHOW, Madison, WI

August 13th - PDGA CLUB AUCTION - ELIZABETH STRUB, - Host - Hobby Knob Farm, Weaverville 828-645-8569

September 8, 9, 10th - MOUNTAIN STATE FAIR - ADGA Sanctioned Goat Show located in Sales Arena

October 9th - TBA

November 5th-6th - CHERISE GALLAGHER - Host - PDGA BUCK COLLECTION

• December 10th - PDGA Christmas Event TO BE ANNOUNCED

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Evin Evans - 2017 Entry Forms as of 5/5/17
 
Evin Evans Spring Show Booklet - docx.