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Ontario Goat Attends ODGC AGM!!!

Some words from our General Manager, Jim Millington, who was in attendance:

“Ontario Goat congratulates ODGC on a successful AGM! OG General Manager Jim Millington attended the ODGC in Wingham on April 10 and spoke about the strategic direction for OG. The audience of apx. 100 ODGC members was very engaged and enthusiastic about the future of the Ontario Dairy Goat industry. We wish them continued success in the days ahead!”

Ontario Goat took part in Small Ruminant Seminar at Fleming College, Lindsay Ontario on March 23rd 2024!

Some perspective on the day from our General Manager, Jim Millington, who was honoured to be included as guest presenter.

“Ontario Goat was thankful to take part in the Small Ruminant Seminar hosted by the Sunderland Co-op at Fleming College in Lindsay. Close to 100 local producers and interested stakeholders participated in the seminar and the audience was extremely engaged with technical presentations from industry experts. Presentations from Ontario Goat, OMAFRA and Peterborough Vet Services were followed by an industry panel of local producers.”

Some photo highlights of the big day!


Ontario Goat wishes a very happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers, stepmothers, grandmothers and goat mamas!!!! Enjoy your special

day!

2024 AGM

On Wednesday February 28th Ontario Goat hosted the 2024 AGM. While the weather was stormy the Producers, Sponsors, and Board members braved the elements to enjoy a delicious meal, informative speakers, as well a productive AGM Meeting. Ontario Goat would once again like to take a moment to thank our generous sponsors for their contributions to this event. Sponsors for the event included: Gay Lea, UKAL, Trouw Nutrition, Wallenstein Feed Services, Green Oak Dairy Equipment, B-W Feeds, Jones Feed Mill Limited, Midwest Co-op, CFFO (Christian Farmers Federation Organization), and The Dairy Goat Cooperative.

Happy Spring From Ontario Goat!!!!

Ontario Goat hopes everyone is enjoying this beautiful spring weather that has finally arrived. We are back online now after experiencing a technical glitch that resulted in our website being temporarily offline. We apologize for any inconveniences that this may have caused, and we look forward to interacting with all of our Producers again now that we are back online!


2024 Goat Day at GBFW!

Friday January 5th, 2024

Cecilia gave a 1/2 hour presentation on what Ontario Goat was up to in 2023, spoke on some goals for 2024 and introduced our New General Manager, Jim Millington! Jim brings an extensive background of government relations an agribusiness to our organization and we are excited to see how Ontario Goat grows in 2024!

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Hard Copies of the Goat Code Have Arrived! Stay Tuned to your Mailbox for a copy in the upcoming weeks! If you are a new producer and worried about not receiving a copy please reach out @ info@ontariogoat.ca or 519-498-1376!

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How to Access the Goat Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Goats (Online versions)

English – Goat Code 22_Final.pdf (nfacc.ca)

French – Goat Code 22_FR_Final.pdf (nfacc.ca)

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