IKGA KIKOFEST 2011

International Kiko Goat Association (IKGA) 8th Annual KikoFest
Calhoun, Georgia ~ The Northwest Livestock Pavilion
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, September 15 - 17, 2011

Thursday - Seminars
Friday - Seminars & Workshops
Friday night - IKGA Annual Member Meeting and Dinner
Saturday - Annual Benefit Auction & KikoFest Goat Auction



"IKGA Goat University"

  • Targeting the Marketing of Slaughter Goats
    by Dr. Frank Pinkerton "The Goat Man" Retired Oklahoma Agricultural Extension Specialist
    Popular Feature Contributor to Goat Rancher Magazine
  • Marketing Your Goats Direct From the Farm
    by Dr. Frank Pinkerton "The Goat Man" Retired Oklahoma Agricultural Extension Specialist
    Popular Feature Contributor to Goat Rancher Magazine
  • National Scrapie Eradication Program Compliance
    by Dr. C. Carter Black, III, DVM, State Veterinarian, Assistant Commissioner of Animal Industry
    Georgia Department of Agriculture
  • Successful Pasture and Forage Management
    by Dr. Will Getz, Animal Scientist, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA
  • Artificial Insemination Procedures for Goats, Hands–On Teaching Workshop
    by Dr. Maria L. Leite-Browning, D.V.M., M.S.,Extension Animal Scientist
    Alabama A&M University
  • Effective Fencing Systems for Goats
    by Gallagher Fence USA Representatives
  • Successful Goat Herd Management Using Measurable EPDs
    by Dr. Richard Browning, Jr., Ph.D., Research Animal Scientist, Tennessee State University
  • Grazing and Browsing Based Goat Production and
    Understanding & Management of Practical and Sustainable Systems
    by Stuart Gardner, Area Grazing Land Resource Management Specialist
    USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Lafayette, LA
  • FAMACHA Training and Certification, Hands–On Workshop
    by Dr. Maria L. Leite-Browning, D.V.M., M.S., Extension Animal Scientist
    Alabama A&M University

A BIG THANK YOU to all who contributed to ensuring another successful KikoFest; the vendors and IKGA members who gave donations, the outstanding 'IKGA Goat University' educators, all of our wonderful volunteers who gave the donation of their time and effort before & during KikoFest, and to all who attended.

See you next year at KikoFest 2012!