Convention Schedule

Posted by Alberta Goat Association on Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday, Sept 30


9:00 am – 9:30 am Workshop Sign-in - (NOTE:  Friday workshop participants MUST PRE-Register) PRE-REGISTRATION:  Call AGA at 780-739-1091 by September 26, 2016
9:30 am On Farm Food Safety Workshop

12:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm National Bio-security Standards Workshop
5:00 pm BBQ &  Social BBQ


5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Animal arrival & sale check-in


Saturday, October 1


8:30 am - 9:00 am      Convention Registration  & Sale registration

9:00 am - 9:10 am       Welcome & Introductions

9:10 am - 10:10 am   Traceability Update

10:10 am -10:30 am Coffee break

10:30 am - 12:30 pm Animal Health & Welfare Workshop Part 1 – Dr An Pieschel

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm     Lunch

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm     AGA -- AGM - 2016 & Moving forward

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm     Coffee Break     

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm      Animal Health & Welfare Workshop Part 2 – Dr An Pieschel

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Trade Show, Animal viewing, Silent Auction & Cocktails         
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm     Banquet
8:00 pm                    Social/Silent Auction

Saturday, October 1 - AGA Junior Convention - Open to ages 9 to 17 - Schedule TBA

Instructor Lori Latreille, Tawatinaw, AB & Instructor Ashlyn Latreille, Tawatinaw, AB


Sunday, October 2
9:00 am - 9:20am Basic care - Hoof trimming demo, injection sites - visual demonstration     only, max. of 30 people  - Presented by Robyn Andersen
9:20 am - 10:00 am Blood & Fecal sampling kit - Dr. Lynn Tait

10:00 am - 11:00 am      Break /All Draws/ Silent Auction winners announced

Last viewing of animals prior to sale


11:00 a.m.                     START OF PRODUCTION SALE