Dairy Goat Day

43.9590454, -122.9134386

36386 Oregon 58
Pleasant Hill, OR 97455
United States

Event Cost
25$ per person or $40 for two farm partners
Contact name
Teagan Moran
Contact phone
Sat, Nov 3, 2018 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

November 3rd, 2018

8:00am - 4:30pm

Pleasant Hill High School, 36386 OR-58, Pleasant Hill, Oregon

Sponsored by Emerald Dairy Goat Association & OSU Extension Service Small Farms Program

Classes, displays, and hands-on learning in a friendly, low-key setting will strengthen your goat confidence and know-how.  If you are an experienced “goat person” or you hope, to be, this event is for you! 

Cost: $25/Person or $40 for two people from the same farm.  4H Youth can attend for $5. 

To register please LINK HERE. For questions please contact Teagan.moran@oregonstate.edu or call (541) 766-3553

SCHEDULE: 

8:00 - 9:00 am     Check-in and refreshments

9:00 - 9:15           Welcome

9:15-9:30             Transition to Session 1

Session 1: 9:30 -11:00

  • Adventures with Pack Goats, Wayne Sherrard  
  • Common Diseases of Goats Dr. Charles Estill, OSU
  • Getting Started with Milk Certification Part 1, Willamette DHIA      

Session 2: 11:15 -12:45    

  • Cheese Making for the Home Dairy, Kristina Keedy
  • Managing Internal Parasites Dr. Charles Estill, OSU       
  • Getting Started with Milk Certification Part 2, Willamette DHIA

Lunch (bring a Sack Lunch) 12:45 - 2:00 

  • Visit with vendors
  • Demonstration: “How to build an inexpensive milk stand from PVC”, Becky Gee

Session 3: 2:00 - 3:00                       

  • Livestock Guardian Animals, Meg Hicks         
  • Herbal Nutrition & Health for Goats Part 1, Katherine Drovdahl   
  • Pasture Management, Melissa Fery, OSU        

Break: 3:00- 3:30 Last chance to check in with exhibitors

Session 4: 3:30 - 4:30       

  • Raising Goats for Meat, Meg Hicks    
  • Herbal Nutrition & Health for Goats Part 2, Katherine Drovdahl   
  • Finessing Freshening: The 123s of Milking, Sage Rosene