2017 Fall 4S Goat Expo

October 7th & 8th - North Platte, Nebraska

The 15th annual 4S Goat Expo will be held on October 7th and 8th. The event will be held this year in North Platte Nebraska. The event will be located at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds located at 5015 Rodeo Road. The program will cover the topics: Why Grazing Goats on a Cattle Operation may be Beneficial to the Pasture, Marketing Goats in Nebraska, Birthing Problems, Goat Diseases, Meat Goat Judging Contest for Youth, Famacha Training for Sheep and Goats, The Benefits of Purchasing Quality Genetics and Fitting Your Goat for Show. Scholarships will be awarded to a high school senior or college freshman.
Speakers will include:

  • Lee Dana, Double D Boer Goats, Clay Center Nebraska
  • Brian Vander Ley, DVM, PhD, DACVPM, Great Plains Veterinary Education Center
  • Bronc & Melissa Nicholson, M & N Boer Goats, Chadron Nebraska
  • Randy Saner, Nebraska Extension Educator, Lincoln, Logan & McPherson Counties
  • Producer Panel: Made up of goat producers.

This program will help you with management decisions that could affect the future of your goat business. This year, again we will have two separate shows. We will start with a sale goat show at 8:00 a.m. These goats will show with no handler in the ring. The goats that will not sell will follow and will be shown with a handler at side.  Preregistration is $25 at the door, the day of the event $35. Headquarter motel is Super 8 and can be reached at 308-532-4224 mention 4S Goat Expo for reduced rates. We look forward to your attendance. If you have any questions feel free to contact me at rsaner2@unl.edu or email s4goatexpo@yahoo.com call me at 308-532-2683.

You may also visit our website at: http://www.4sgoatexpo.com/

Scholarship Application (pdf)

Flyer (pdf)