Results of May Consignment Sale

May 25, 2015

Here are the prices per pound from the recent May sale

  • Kids                        $2.50
  • Cull goats              $1.20
  • Lambs                    $2.00
  • Cull sheep              $.90

There were 102 animals sold.

Thank you to all of the volunteers.  We couldn’t do it without you.

Debbie Duffer

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May Business Meeting

May 25, 2015

Don’t forget the SVMGA business meeting, Thursday, May 28, 2015, 7:00 p.m. at the Halifax County Ag Center.  SVMGA President Fontaine Talley wants to remind everyone that the meeting will feature an update on the goat show at the fair in October.

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New Guidelines for Classified Ads

May 18, 2015

The classified ad page of this website is a simple venue that allows SVMGA members to offer goat- and sheep-related items for sale to other members and the public.  Items are posted in the order in which they are received, with the most recent posts at the top.  It has always been the responsibility of the post’s creator to notify the webmaster when the post should be deleted.  However, this has not been happening.

In an effort to make the classified page of the website more relevant, several new guidelines will go into effect immediately:

  • All classified ad posts will include a “Posted on:” date, so viewers will know how current the ad is.
  • The webmaster will regularly review the classified ad page and automatically remove ads older than 60 days.
  • An ad may be deleted earlier at the request of the post’s creator, or it can be extended for a specific period of time.
  • Persons submitting an ad for the classified page are encouraged to include one photo.  Photos sell.

As always, the webmaster welcomes comments and suggestions on this matter.

Alan Keck

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Sheep and Goat Parasite Workshop

April 29, 2015

Virginia State University is holding a Sheep and Goat Integrated Parasite Management workshop at Virginia State University Randolph Farm, 4415 River Road, Petersburg, VA 23803 on May 21, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The cost is $15 per person and includes lunch and workshop materials.

Attendance is limited to the first 16 registrants!

Please click here for more information. 

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May Consignment Sale

April 29, 2015

More information on the upcoming May consignment sale:

May 2015 Consignment Sale

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Farm Tour Huge Success

April 29, 2015

Fifty four people attended the farm tour at Abbott Hill Farms last Thursday.  The feedback was overwhelmingly positive.  Our thanks to David and Clara May Troyer for hosting the event and providing good eats at the end.

Also, many thanks to Bruce M. Bowman, DVM for an excellent presentation on lamb and kid care.  Dr. Bowman is a dynamic and engaging speaker.

Here are some photos of the event taken by Ashley Nauta:

Troyer 01

Troyer 02

Troyer 03

Troyer 04

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May Consignment Sale

April 23, 2015

The SVMGA Consignment sale for good quality kids and lambs will be held  8:00am to 11:00am Saturday May 16, at the Halifax Co. Ag Center.

Call Debbie,  434-470-0550, by May 6, to consign animals or for more information.

Debbie Duffer


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