Capr’inov the show of the professionals of the goat field, will take place on November 26th and 27th, 2014 in Niort in France. Created in 2006 Capr'inov reunites all the actors of the caprine sector, during two days and attempts to value the professional skill, the know-how, and the innovations appropriate for the field.
This show will include: meetings and exchanges, conferences, caprine competitions, genetic presentations, demonstrations, tastings, etc., and is based in Niort in Poitou-Charente (France), the birthplace of goat production.
We hope you will attend this show. For more information visit their website (www.caprinov.fr), or watch their video on YouTube.
This year will be the 3rd Annual National Goat Expo. This year’s NGE will take place September 25-29, 2014 at the McLean County Fairgrounds in Bloomington, Illinois.
The first year was a huge success with 400-450 goats in attendance in 2012 with about 600-800 people in attendance with their goats or for seminars. In 2013, this number increased to a total of 825 goats in attendance for show and exhibit, people in numbers for the 5 days increased to 2500+ attending seminars and shows, showing goats or being vendors. The organizers are excited to announce they have increased attendance again, and the number of goats showing at NGE. Boer goats were the highest in number with 162 goats.
A three-day short course on goat artificial insemination is scheduled for Aug. 11-13 at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C.
The course will feature presentations by faculty members from North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T State University. It is designed to provide participants with the background and hands-on practice needed to include artificial insemination in goat breeding programs.
Feedipedia is an open access information system on animal feed resources that provides information on nature, occurrence, chemical composition, nutritional value and safe use of nearly 1400 worldwide livestock feeds. It is managed jointly by INRA, CIRAD, AFZ and FAO.
The main objective of Feedipedia is to provide extension and development workers, planners, project formulators, livestock farmers, science managers, policy makers, students and researchers with the latest scientific information to help them identify, characterize and properly use feed resources to sustainably develop the livestock sector.
The Congress will take place on October 16-18, 2014, in Konya, Türkiye (Turkey). The aims of SRC preparation are for both celebration the 100th year anniversary of establishment of BDIARI in 1914 and sharing the recent advances of sustainable sheep and goat production.
A large numbers of scientists and representatives from all over the world will be participating in this congress, which indicates the high interest in the field of sheep and goat Production. Our congress aims to transfer the recent advances in our professional field, to our colleagues, academicians, industries, and related stakeholders to increase professional knowledge accumulation and to gather our colleagues in a social environment. In order to share a scientifically abundant program, we will be very pleased to have you in our Congress hosting expert speakers from Turkey and abroad.
May 8th from 8:30am – 12:30pm
Duplin Livestock Facility
275 Fairgrounds Dr.
Kenansville, NC 28349
This workshop will expose the audience to an integrated approach to gastrointestinal parasite control for small ruminants, the biology of the barber pole worm (H. contortus), the FAMACHA concept and hands-on use of the FAMACHA card, the concept of smart drenching, understanding parasite drug resistance versus animal resistance, susceptibility or resilience to gastrointestinal parasites, management tips to reduce gastrointestinal parasite loads in animals and on pastures, and non-chemical approaches to treating small ruminants with anthelmintics such as alternative forages.
The International Goat Association promotes goat research and development for the benefit of humankind, to alleviate poverty, to promote prosperity and to improve the quality of life.