Wednesday, February 22, 2012

ETGRA Spring Open Sale on March 3

Gleaned from Goat Gossip
By Fred Vandermartin

The East Texas Goat Raisers Association will hold its Spring Open Sale on March 3 at the Ike Carden Arena in Fairfield, Texas. Freestone County has a wonderful facility with covered pens, and a covered arena. This is an auction sale and is open to anyone who has goats for sale.  
Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at noon.  Sale starts at 1 p.m.  Consignees pay $7 for each meat goat and $10 a head for breeding stock, registered or not registered.  Animals will be checked for signs of illness;  registered animals must be tattooed.  
Sales rules posted on the Internet at 
The Elkhart 4-H will be providing concessions and Jake Cooper will be working his magic with the smoker to provide the BBQ brisket! We welcome anyone who would like to vend their products.
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