19TH  OCTOBER  2019




We welcome members to this years AGM hosted in the South West. A jam packed day with many interesting elements for members to join in and hopefully take something away to benefit their business and future goat farming.


TIME: 10:00am for a 10:30 start.

LOCATION: Stawell Village Hall, Stawell Road, Bridgwater

FARM: Manor Farm by kind invitation of Ian Graham. 

We will all meet at the village hall for the morning arrangements before moving after lunch to the farm for some hands on experience.

Lunch is a choice of lasagne or chicken curry. Once you have booked and paid your lunch fee, please contact the secretary with your preferred food option.


The carvery that follows the AGM in the evening is £15/head. Please contact email the secretary to confirm attendance.


Booking fee for lunch is £6 per person.

The choice is between chicken curry or lasagne.

You can pay via BACS or the Paypal button below. Remember to use the reference AGM & (surname) Member No’

No of meals

Boat and Anchor

Sue and the team welcome you to the Boat and Anchor Inn. This traditional English country inn is located in Somerset and rests on the tranquil banks of the Bridgwater to Taunton canal.

To book a room please call or email as rooms have been pre booked for members so show up online as already booked. Use the BBGS reference when booking.

01278 662 473 


To book your evening carvery, please contact the secretary to book and payment is on the night to the pub.


Conformation and Herd Planning with Jo Jenkins

I am currently Chairman of the BBGS and have been a Trustee since Autumn 2014. My husband and I have a grassland farm near Buckingham. Following a serious riding accident whilst competing in 2011, when I broke my back, we have developed the farming enterprise more and...

Our Host Ian Graham, Oaklands Boer Goats.

I farm in partnership with my parents, Richard and Lianne, on the edge of the Somerset Levels. I am the fourth generation of our family to farm here. Over the generations, the farm has had a variety of more traditional livestock such as cows, pigs and sheep. However...

Somerset Charcuterie

  Andy and James have been hobby charcutiers for several years. Both had run their own businesses for several years and they could see an opportunity to develop a range of products that followed traditional Spanish, French and Italian methods but were adapted to...

Introducing Graham Ragg

Graham Ragg BSc Ag Hons, has spent the last 39 years advising farmers on Grassland and Forage improvement. Starting his Career with I.CI. Fertilizer and later joining Cargill Agriculture, he has gained a wide knowledge of crop and livestock husbandry. For the last 23...