News and Announcements
Please be advised that the BBGS office will be shut for the Platinum Jubilee Bank Holidays Thursday 2nd June and Friday 3rd June 2022, the office will be open, as usual, Monday 6th June 2022.
We hope that you enjoy whatever you have planned for this Jubilee.
Trustees of the British Boer Goat Society
Please remember annual membership subscriptions due
1st APRIL 2022
Royal Welsh Smallholding & Countryside Festival
Exhibitors can now enter online for the 2022 Royal Welsh Smallholding & Countryside Festival, 21-22nd May.
ENTRIES CLOSE 4th APRIL @ 5PM
All entries are to be made online
Members wishing to access the
UK Grassroots system.
Members wishing to access the
ROI Grassroots system.
Contact the trustees, secretary and registrations officer.
Animals over 12 months, fee is double. Birth Notification is Free.
TRANSFER FEES DUE: £4 per goat or £6 per goat if more than 4 weeks after date of sale
(membership year runs from April 1st to March 31st the following year)
(plus £5 for members in Ireland)
Full Member – £25 per year
For registering, goat-owning members. Membership may be in a family or business name, but only entitles the named member to vote and receive the newsletter and e-news.
Joint Member – £35 per year
This covers Family and Partnerships. Membership includes all members of a family and/or a Goat Farming partnership. There will be a limit of two votes to be held by members nominated at the time of application for membership.
Two newsletters will be supplied to one mailing address, but e-news can be sent to up to two email addresses.
Associate member – £15 per year
For Friends of the BBGS. This is open to non-goat-owning members who wish to receive the newsletters and e-news. This category of membership does not receive any voting rights.
Youth membership – £10 per year
For a junior who has not attained the age of 18 years on the 1st January in the year of Membership. These members do not have a vote, but receive all newsletter, and e-news and may have up to 8 goats registered in their name.
Overseas Membership – £30 per year
This is for members living outside the UK and Ireland who wish to receive BBGS newsletters and e-news. Members in this category will not be able to register goats in the BBGS herdbook, nor will they have any voting rights.
Life Membership – £375.00 (15x annual membership fee)
Full Membership for the life time of the nominated member. This can only be one member and is not transferable between family or other members.
Honorary Life Membership
This category of membership can be bestowed by a serving committee/trustees on a member or non-member of the BBGS for services to the BBGS or life time achievement or any other criteria that the trustees deem suitable. This category of membership does not have any voting rights, but does receive newsletters and e-news.
Re-joining Fee – £25
For all membership types if Membership Lapses.
Registration of a Herd Prefix – £15
Herd Prefix to be one word of a maximum of 12 letters, hyphens may be used in certain circumstances. Membership secretary will check availability of the prefix prior to its registration being completed.