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To register for the 2011 Goat Field Day (April 30), please complete and submit the following form.

or download adult registration forms (pdf format) pdf

Driving Directions to Goat Field Day  pdf

When you have finished registering for the 2011 Goat Field Day, please be sure to subscribe to our free quarterly Goat Newsletter.

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Please enter the verification code, which you can find at the top of the page in the grey box:


Please select type of registration first.

Type of registration: Adult Youth

IMPORTANT!! Adult participants will attend a general morning session, which will start at 9:00 a.m., and will be able to attend three breakout session in the afternoon.

Your choice of afternoon workshops include:

  • Frankly Speaking - noted Goat Rancher columnist will expound upon questions that are often asked including basic goat nutrition, feedstuffs, forage-only feeding programs, production economics, target marketing, on-farm testing, and many more with Dr. Frank Pinkerton.

  • Basic Goat Husbandry - hoof trimming, body condition scoring, FAMACHA scoring, farm management calendar, etc. with Mr. Jerry Hayes (1:30 only).

  • Basic Herd Health - herd health program including vaccinations, injection sites, and approved drugs with Dr. Lionel Dawson (2:30 only).

  • Nutrition for Health and Production - calculation of energy, protein and feed intake requirements with Dr. Steve Hart (1:30 and 2:30 only).

  • Internal Parasite Control - sustainable internal parasite control program with Dr. Steve Hart (3:30 only).

  • Goat Reproduction - basics of goat reproduction and techniques and equipment for artificial insemination in goats with Dr. Dave Sparks.

  • Goat Farm Budgeting - basics of budgeting and financial recordkeeping with Mr. Roger Sahs.

  • Pack Goats - basic goat training as a pack animal and equipment needs with Mr. Dwite Sharp.

  • Mortality Composting - basic composting techniques and equipment for disposing of goat mortalities with Dr. Roger Merkel.

  • DHI Training - supervisor/tester training for dairy goat producers including scale certification with Ms. Eva Vasquez.

  • USDA Government Programs - overview of USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service's work with goats and its cost-sharing program with Mr. Dwight Guy.

Please select your afternoon workshops:

1:30 p.m. workshop:

2:30 p.m. workshop:

3:30 p.m. workshop:

In addition to completing this web form, please download youth registration forms (pdf format)
and mail the completed forms to Langston University .  pdf

Please check appropriate contest boxes.

4-H Fun Tent for Youth (all day session)

The Cooperative Extension Program will be hosting an all-day "Fun Tent" filled with activities to keep your youth (ages 5-12) engaged while you enjoy your workshops and seminars. Highlights of the day will include: Goat Education (petting area, puppets, etc.), face painting, horse back and pony rides, PYOP (pot your own plant), and many other activities. The Fun Tent can be combined with the Fitting and Showing workshop.

Fitting & Showing Workshop for Youth (all-day session)

This year, we will also be hosting a full-day Fitting and Showing Clinic, which will focus on learning how to properly prepare your goat for showing, will be held. Participants will be able to acquire tips and pointers on fitting and show ring etiquette with Ms. Kay Garrett of the Oklahoma Meat Goat Association.

GPS Scavenger Hunt Youth Activity: (½-day session)

This year, we will also be hosting a ½-day GPS scavenger hunt on campus. Youth will learn the basics of GPS and will use a GPS unit to finds "hidden" objects. Afte the GPS Scavenger Hunt, yout will return to the 4-H Fun-Tent.

If you have any questions or concerns,
please contact Sheila Stevenson at 405-466-6118

Participants may bring their own picnic lunch or purchase a lunch of barbecued goat, baked beans, potato salad, goat cheese, cake, and goat milk ice cream for dessert.

No LunchAdult Lunch ($10.00)Youth Lunch ($5.00)



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