Thursday, April 11, 2013

Tuskegee University Goat Day on April 20

The Tuskegee University Annual Goat Day will be held on Saturday, April 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Tuskegee, Ala. Participants will take part in activities that provide updates in goat industry. 
Speakers and topics will include: breeding and genetics (Dr. Chuck Okere, Tuskegee University); insights into the dairy goat industry (Dr. Steve Zeng, Langston University); and Ms. Carol Delaney (Small Ruminant Specialist). Also Dr. Cynthia Brasfield from USDA-APHIS will give critical updates on the scrapie regulations for goats in Alabama. Hands-on activities will include milking demonstration, cheese making and goat product tasting. Goat products will also be available for purchase. Registration materials may be obtained at For additional program information, contact Dr. Nar Gurung at 334-727-8457 or email at ngurung@mytu.tuskegee.eduGoat products vendors are welcome and should contact Mr. Danny Williams at 334-401-9472.

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