Alberta Goat Breeders Association

Second Annual Conference and Production Sale

September 27, 28 & 29, 2013

Camrose Regional Exhibition Centre

 

 

Tentative Schedule

Friday, September 27

Noon- 8:00 p.m.           Production Sale barn area open to bring in animals

5:00 - 8:00                   Convention & Sale registration

7:00- 10:00                                AGBA BBQ & social

 

Saturday, September 28

Morning Session

8:00 - 9:00                    Convention & Sale registration

9:00 - 9:10                    Welcome & Introductions

9:10 - 9:25                    Alberta Livestock & Meat Agency - Dr. Bill Buchta, ALMA

9:25 - 9:40                    Traceability, I.D. & the Producers - Laurie Fries, Edgerton, AB

9:40 - 10:40                  Herd Health & Management - Dr. Kathy Parker, Three Hills, AB

 

10:40 - 11:00                              COFFEE BREAK        

                          

11:00 - 12:00 pm          "Maintaining Access to Animal Medications in a Changing World”

                                         - Dr. Duane Landals, BSc Ag., DVM Senior Advisor,

                                               Alberta Veterinary Medical Association

 

12:00 - 1:00 pm                         LUNCH

 

Afternoon Session

1:00 – 3:00                   AGBA -- AGM - 2013 & Growing

 

3:00 - 3:15                          COFFEE BREAK - viewing animals

 

3:15 - 4:05                  Goats and Pasture Management - Lee Sexton, SK 

4:05 – 4:55                    Livestock guardians - Louise Liebenburg, High Prairie, AB

4:55 - 5:30                    Food Sovereignty means people have a say in how their food is produced and where it comes from. Food sovereignty seeks to rebuild the relationship between people and the land, and between those who grow and harvest food and those who eat it.     

                                                  - Susan Roberts, Alberta Food Security

            

5:30 - 6:00                  Networking / Animal Viewing

                                                 

6:00 - 7:00                             COCKTAILS

 

7:00 - 8:00                            BANQUET


8:00 - ?                                SOCIAL/SILENT AUCTION



Sunday, September  29

 

9:30- 10:00                 Basic care - Hoof trimming demo, injection sites - visual demonstration only, max. of 30 people

                                      - Gil and Lori Latreille  

10:00- 10:45               Break /Last viewing of animals prior to sale

10:45- 11:00               Break - all Draws / Silent auction winners announced

11:00 am -                   START OF PRODUCTION SALE

 

 

 

Saturday, September 28 - AGBA Junior Convention - Open to ages 9 to 17

Tentative Topics

             - Showmanship & Grooming

             - Basic Herd Health, i.e giving injections, hoof trimming, may be open to adults

             - Gestation Calculator

             - Parts of the Goat Game

             - Veterinarian Care Game

             -  Terminology Bingo

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