Sun, Sep 18|
Goat Care Master Class
Whether you're an aspiring goat farmer, or already have goats and need some guidance to kickstart your journey, this is the class for you!
Time & Location
Sep 18, 2022, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Elgin, 144 Tomahawk Trail, Elgin, SC 29045, USA
About the Event
Join us September 18th for a hands on class for all things GOATS! We'll be covering a wide range of subjects in this class, so get your notebooks ready!
Diet: No, you shouldn't feed your goat your leftover dinner. No, candy isn't good for your goats. Yes, goats will eat everything they can get into. Now that we've got the basics out of the way, this class will go into details on what food your goat needs, how much of it is needed, and how changing their diet can affect their health.
Breed: With dozens of speicies of goats, it can be tricky to determine which is the best for you. We'll introduce you to multiple members of our herd, and explain why we chose the breeds we have!
Medication: Vaccines, deworming, emergenct meds, the list goes on. It can be overwhelming to know what you need to have on hand to give your goats to keep them in good health. Not only will you get a list of all of the "must have" medication to have on hand, but you'll also get to administer medication to a goat!
Shelter: After building dozens of goat shelters, and cleaning those shelters for the last eight years, we've learned what shelters are easiest to clean and mainatin to ensure your goats are healthy!
Milking: We are lucky to be one of the few states legally allowed to sell grade raw goats milk! In this class we'll show you our process for milking goats in a way that's low stress for the goats, and sanitary for people. The stress of being up to DHEC regulations can be a huge headache when you first start your dairy, so we'll also cover all of the essential information regarding the legalities and regulations we wish we knew!
Cheese Making: The most delicoius part of running a Grade A Goat Dairy, fresh chévre! Not only will you get insider info on our process to goat cheese, but you'll also get to sample our six different goat cheese flavors.
Basic Vet Work: Disbudding, running fecals, trimming hooves, and deworming goats are all EASY skills to learn that will allow you to save your money for the vet emergencies!
*All attendees must have a ticket.
*Snacks and and a light lunch will be provided along with an hour long break at 3:30.
*All attendees must be 18+ or have a gurdian with them.
- Ticket type
Goat Care Master Class TicketPrice$75.00