International Goat Symposium

 

Come Join Us this Year for all things Goats!

The second annual International Goat Symposium is well under way! Following the success of last years truly international event, with visitors from around the world and a crowd of well over 250, this years 3 day event promises to be even more exciting! The main focus this year will be "Profits Through Genetics".

What you can expect this year! 3 days of fun, learning and socializing!


Farm Tour
Set aside the day to participate in this self-directed driving tour of local goat herds. In an open house format you can plan your day according your interests.
Welcome Reception
Join fellow producers, speakers, researchers and guests Tuesday evening for an international welcome reception, as an opening to the symposium at the Admiral Inn and Convention Centre, Lindsay, Ontario Canada.

Seminars
Theme is ‘Pro
t through Genetics ’. A day & a half of presentations; concurrent sessions and demonstrations addressing various aspects of goat genetics from genetic improvement here in Canada and around the world; to using on-farm records for daily decision making; to use of articial insemination and embryo transfer; to
discussions for those interested in entering the dairy or meat goat business.
Trade Show
A chance for producers to meet with industry associations, suppliers and program sponsors.
Tapas Social Dinner
Network with your peers and industry drivers during a Tapas-style dinner featuring several specialty dishes.

Demonstrations
Demonstrations of embryo transfer, arti
cial insemination, and classication, as well as a wrap-up discussion of realistic expectations and costs for genetic improvement.
Trendsetter Sale
A selection of pro
table goats for the next millennium, to be offered by auction as a conclusion to the event on Thursday afternoon.

We hope to see old and new faces this year!
Visit the website for more information and registration.
www.goatsymposium.com