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Youth ODGA

For youth in the Ohio dairy goat industry.
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Officers & Directors

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Established in 1927

Objectives and purpose of the Association shall be:

(a) To advance the cause of the Dairy Goat Industry.

(b) To encourage and promote the breeding of quality Dairy Goats and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection.

(c) To educate the public about the benefits and value of Dairy Goat’s, and Caprine products.

(d) To foster and promote the public exhibition of Dairy Goats at fairs and other shows.

(e) To foster the study of Dairy Goats and Caprine products in schools of higher learning and promote Caprine products knowledge through the state agricultural extension service.

(f) To promote closer fellowship among goat owners and enthusiasts by coordinating the activities of various local associations.

(g) To facilitate the interchange of knowledge and ideas and in general, to provide in every way possible for the mutual protection, benefit and welfare of this Association.

New members are always welcome.  I hope you take time to sit down and look over our new website. If you’d like to become a part of our website we have many spots where you could promote your Farm-Herd-business –or your favorite goat. Just contact odgapres@gmail.com. We will be happy to work out a plan that suits your budget.

Health Update and News

Coxiellosis, also known as Q Fever, can wipe out an entire kidding season before the producer is able to figure out what is happening. Often the infected does show no symptoms: they don’t stop eating and they appear ok until they abort or until a day or two before they abort. Since Q Fever is highly contagious in the afterbirth and other bodily fluids an abortion storm can take place and the entire herd of does can be infected.

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Friend of ODGA Award

Pat Cornell Pat has worked with ODGA for 30 years. Pat raises dairy goats in Medina county. She judges youth shows in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky each year. She is a soap maker and gives soap making demos at goat clinics. She is the go to lady if you have any ODGA questions.

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ODGA Social

Have you always wanted to market your awesome buck with BioGenics? Now is your chance! BioGenics/AgWorld will be performing the buck collection at our fall conference 9/28 and 9/29. This collection is limited to 20 animals, so reserve your spot ASAP. A $25 non-refundable deposit is required for each animal. Please contact Lauren Cain for additional information and to make your reservation. This will be BioGenics first collection east of the Rockies in recent history... don't miss out on this opportunity! ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Current number of available reservations: 16

Online entries are now available to enter the 2019 ODGA Buckeye Classic Show!

It is recommended that you use a computer/laptop rather than a mobile device, however you can do it on both. Formatting is harder to understand on a mobile device.
You will need to have the 2019 show flyer on hand when filling out entries to ensure no mistakes are made.

Payment online is through PayPal, which you do not need an account for, just a credit or debit card. Upon submitting entries you will be taken straight to PayPal and a confirmation email sent (pictured). Online entries can be paid at the show but are encouraged to pay online.

**Additional note: bucks can only be entered in a max of 3 rings. Bucks do not show under Tim Flickinger on Sunday.**
**Please refer to the sample entry form before asking questions, but feel free to clarify!**

Please contact ODGA or Seth Blake with any questions.
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Online entries are now available to enter the 2019 ODGA Buckeye Classic Show!

It is recommended that you use a computer/laptop rather than a mobile device, however you can do it on both. Formatting is harder to understand on a mobile device. 
You will need to have the 2019 show flyer on hand when filling out entries to ensure no mistakes are made. 

Payment online is through PayPal, which you do not need an account for, just a credit or debit card. Upon submitting entries you will be taken straight to PayPal and a confirmation email sent (pictured). Online entries can be paid at the show but are encouraged to pay online. 

**Additional note: bucks can only be entered in a max of 3 rings. Bucks do not show under Tim Flickinger on Sunday.**
**Please refer to the sample entry form before asking questions, but feel free to clarify!**

Please contact ODGA or Seth Blake with any questions.

 

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New age goat showing!! Good job to take this step, Seth!!

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