9/24/2012 2 Comments
CGS East National Dairy Goat Show
Yesterday was the CGS East Nationals in Ancaster, ON. They were held at the Ancaster Fall fair and approximately 350 goats of various breeds were entered in the competition. The level of quality in animals exhibited by breeders was amazing! This was our first opportunity to compete against other nigerian dwarf goats at a show and it was a great chance for us to see how our girls compare to those of other breeders. Our Maisie, Tripping Billies Loo placed first in her class and won Jr. Reserve Champion! Cassi still struggles in the ring and according to the judge is "thick through her bones", meaning she is fat! Cassi placed 4th in her class though :) Carmela who was showing for the first time in the senior classes now that she is in milk placed 1st in her class but she was alone in it. All in all, it was still a great day. We learned a great deal about what we need to do for our girls to really shine. Now we have a few months to get them into shape for the Royal Winter Fair in November! We are still so proud of our little Maisie!!
9/24/2012 09:10:36 am
Lovely pictures Angie. Let me know when the Royal Winter Goat Show is. Love going for the horse show so if I can time it for the goat showing also then I get a bonus.
9/24/2012 10:03:00 am
Thanks Lynda! We are always proud of our girls no matter how they place! Each judge is different and judges all the animals according to what they like or admire in the animals. The Royal Winter fair goat show is on Novermber 3rd. I will be there from November 1-4 with the girls. I hope you and Cam can come out to see us on any of those days! The day of the actual showing is a busy one for us and I am also helping some fellow breeders show some if their animals as I only have 3 to show!
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