Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Autaugaville, Ala., goat shows on Friday

The Autauga Agribition will be held Friday, Feb. 1, at the Kirkpatrick Arena in Autaugaville, Ala. The events for this year are much the same as in past years.  This show is for all youth up to 19 or one year out of high school.  

Goats entered in the open Boer goat show must be registered in the ABGA, IBGA, USBGA or the Canadian Boer Goat Associations. They must be properly tattooed and have papers or applied for papers if they are under 3 months of age. Entry fee for all classes is $10.  

This year’s judge is Sylvester Ridings from Cumming, Ga. He is an ABGA-certified judge.  

Meat goats (wethers and market does)  will be shown by weight. The class break downs for wethers and market goats are under 35 lbs. prospect class; light, medium and heavy weight to be determined after the weigh in.  Commercial does will show in two junior classes and two senior classes. They will show by weight and junior does must still have their baby teeth.

The tentative schedule is as follows:  Registration and weigh in is 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M.   The Dairy goat show will begin at 2:30 followed by  Meat Goats and Commercial Does.  Showmanship, goat parade, dinner, % does, FB does and  Bucks will follow.   

Please contact Lee Anne Hall at 205-965-1360 for more information on the Dairy Goat Show and entry form.  

For information on all other events, contact Sam or Mary Lou Abney  (334-365-5146 Home)  and Day of Show (334-399-6957, Sam’s cell phone) or 334-312-5713 (Mary Lou’s Cell Phone).

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