4S Goat Expo to Offer Seminar Show and Sale October 13th and 14th at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, 5015 W Rodeo Road, North Platte Nebraska. The seminar will start promptly at 10:00 AM on October 13th.
Speakers and topics include:
- Genetic Management for a Profitable Future – Richard Browning, Professor Goat Genetics, Tennessee State University, Nashville Tennessee
- Selecting a Breeding Goat for Future Improvement – Doug Smith, Division Chair Animal Science/Ag Education, Judging Coach Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, Curtis
- Genetic Selection for Your Seed Stock Operation – Richard Browning, Professor Goat Genetics, Tennessee State University, Nashville Tennessee
- Management Suggestions from Experienced Producers ( Producers Panel)
- Parasite Management – Cody Doubt, Merck Animal Health
- Youth Goat Judging Contest (Awards will be given to top youth in Junior and Senior Divisions)
- Famacha Training – Randy Saner, Nebraska Extension Educator, North Platte Nebraska
- Goat Show and Sale – Judge Doug Smith 60 lots have been consigned for sale
- Custom Grazing Goats & Commercial Production – Heather Strawder, Dickens, Nebraska
Goats will check in Friday, October 12th from 3:00 to 9:00 PM and Saturday before 8:00 AM with the seminar starting at 10:00 AM. The show will start Sunday at 8:00 AM with a sale goat only show followed by a show goat only show. The sale will start at 1:00 PM. The program will be held at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds located at 5015 W Rodeo Road, North Platte Nebraska. New this year is a Showmanship contest for youth. Sixty lots of goats including 12 bucks and 48 does have been consigned from three states. The breeds represented are Savanna & Boer.