VIGA Meetings

Non members are welcome as guests at our meetings!

Please email the secretary for more information about meetings.

Meetings include a potluck lunch and a discussion on a goat related topic, a demo, workshop, and/or farm tour!


All meetings are on a Sunday and start at 11 a.m. unless otherwise noted.

January 20,  Nanaimo - annual general meeting

February 24, Nanoose – prenatal care, kidding and postnatal care

March 16 (Saturday)., Fanny Bay – disbudding, tattooing etc.

April 28, Duncan – website development for your farm

May 19, noon, Nanaimo – showing

June 23, Duncan – soapmaking

September 15, Gabriola Island – breeding and buck care

October 20,, Black Creek – veterinary topics

November 17, Duncan – hoof trimming and foot care

Email for information.

Dairy Goat Judges Training Conference

VIGA will host a Canadian Goat Society Dairy Goat Judges Training Conference in May, where current judges can renew their licenses, aspiring judges can obtain licenses, and anyone else can audit the course in order to learn a LOT about dairy goat conformation!

May 18-20, Nanaimo, BC

Email for information

Vancouver Island Goat Shows

VIGA members and their goats will be at the following Vancouver Island fairs and events in 2019!

Coombs Fair, August at Coombs, BC

Visit for information.

VIEx Dairy Goat Show, August at Nanaimo, BC

Visit for information.

Saanich Fair Dairy Doe Show, September at Saanich, BC

Visit for information.


Upcoming events

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