KGPA >> Goat Field Day

Field Day and Swap Meet

May 11, 2019 Jessamine County Fair Grounds

Where: Jessamine County Fairgrounds (400 Park Drive Nicholasville KY 40356)

Who: Everyone welcome!

When: Registration starts at 8:30-9:00am (EST); program runs all day

Cost: FREE to KGPA Members! Meal tickets $5 
(All KGPA & Jessamine County Goat Members will receive free meal tickets.) 
Register day of event.

Field day will include:

  • Demonstrations

  • Swap Meet

  • Industry Expert Talks

  • Breed Booths

  • And lots of vendors.

Enjoy the day...


Swap Meet

Goat and Sheep related Tools and Equipment to Buy, Sell or Trade
(no animals other than guard dog puppies)

Forage/Hay Analysis

9:30am with Kim Field, Kentucky Department of Ag


Producer's Program

Kelley Yates, KSGDO Executive Director- how Check-off funds are generated and how the funds help the producers-9:00-9:20am

Tess Caudill, KY Department of Agriculture Marketing Dept.- Current market trends and updates on graded sales- 9:20-9:40am

Dr. Beth Johnson, Field Veterinarian for KDA/OSV- Record Keeping- 9:40-10:10am

Master Goat Cheese Maker- 10:10-10:40am

Denise Martin, certified food handler and KGPA Board member- Preparing goat meat- 10:40-11:10am

Dr. Valerie J. Linse MS, DVM-  Coccidia- 11:20-12:00



Hands On Herd Management Demonstration- How to hoof trim, give injections, draw blood- 1:00-2:45pm


Photography for Marketing Goats (bring your camera) 3:00-3:40pm

Youth Market Show Goat Program

Nutrition and Feeding the Market Show Goat-9:00-9:30am

Update to 2019 Goat Fitting and Showing- 9:30-10:00am

Tools of the Trade- 10:00-10:30am

Slick Shearing a Market Wether- 11:00am-12:00

Fitting the Wether Dam- 1:00-2:00pm

Sharpening Your Showmanship Skills- 2:00-2:45pm

Photography For Marketimg Goats (bring your camera)

For more information and questions, please contact
Dr. Beth Johnson

Sponsored by:

Jessamine County Goat Producers

11:30am with Warren Beeler, Governor's Office of Ag Policy

Kentucky Sheep and Goat Development Office

PO Box 4709

Frankfort, KY 40604