IKGA KIKOFEST 2017


The International Kiko Goat Association (IKGA) 14th Annual KikoFest

Friday and Saturday  October 13 - 14, 2017

Cumberland County Community Complex
1398 Livingston Rd.
Crossville, TN 38555
(931)-879-3050

OPEN to the PUBLIC & FREE!

Seminars related to raising meat goats and a Goat Auction
Premium quality breeding stock Kikos: including New Zealand Fullblood, Purebred, & Percentage Kikos will be up for sale at the Auction.

Goat Auction is 12:00 Noon on Saturday Oct 14 at the site listed above (pictures and goats parents and grandparents, as well as performance data is listed in the KikoFest 2017 Catalog. Click on the button below)

KIKOFEST 2017 CATALOG AUCTION RULES PROGRAM SCHEDULE

**Goat Consignment Information**   click  here.

Program Schedule for KikoFest 2017

Informational Seminars!!

Friday, October 13

  • 8:30 - Registration/Refreshments

  • 9:10 - Welcome: Jim Willis, Acting President IKGA

  • 9:15 - How? When? Where? Vaccinations, Antibiotics and Hoof Trimming - presented by Martha Mobley, Extension Agent, Franklin County, North Carolina and Kelsey Lichtenwalner, Extension Agent, Warren County, North Carolina

  • 10:15 - Break

  • 10:30 - Using Performance Data to Improve Your Goat Herd - presented by Dr. Ken Andries, Assistant Professor, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, Kentucky

  • 11:30 - Lunch on Your Own

  • 1:00 - Choosing an Electric Fence Box and Trouble Shooting Electric Fence Problems - presented by Taylor Fence, Inc., Ashville, Alabama

  • 2:00 - Break

  • 2:15-3:15 - External and Internal Parasites of Goats and Their Control - presented by Dr. Maria L. Leite Browning, D.V.M., M.S., Extension Animal Scientist, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama

  • 3:15-4:15 - Power Up - A Free Software Solution for Managing Goat Herd Records - presented by Ayra Sundbom, Bearadise Farms, Mcclesfield, North Carolina

  • 4:15-6:00 - Dinner on Your Own

  • 6:30 - Membership Meeting: Cumberland County Complex

Saturday, October 14

  • 8:00 - Refreshments

  • 8:30 - Welcome

  • 8:35 - Goat Health Problems - What Works? - Sandra Mathis, BearadiseFarms, Mcclesfield, North Carolina

  • 9:20 - Break

  • 9:35 - Good Photography Sells Animals - Tracey Sargent, Jumping Frog Farm, Cedartown, Georgia

  • 10:30 - Review Goats for the Auction

  • 11:00-11:45 - Lunch for Purchase Onsite

  • 12:00 Noon - Goat Auction Begins

You can also print out the Program Schedule here.

Accommodations:

The Quality Inn in Crossville, TN will give a discount rate for Kikofest. Motel offers free Wifi, heated outdoor pool, fitness center, complimentary full breakfast, etc. Their address is 4035 Highway 127 North, Crossville, TN 38571 Phone Number (931) 484-1551. Please be sure to mention IKGA KikoFest when booking your reservation to receive the special rate.

Directions:

To Quality Inn/Crossville:
From Interstate 40, the QUALITY INN is located just off I-40 at the intersection of Exit 317 and State Route 127, it sits on the north side of I-40.

Quality Inn/Crossville to KikoFest at the Cumberland Co. Community Complex:
From the QUALITY INN at exit 317, take a right out of the parking lot and travel South approximately 5.5 miles. When you reach the Taco Bell on your right, take a right onto Industrial Blvd. In 500 feet, you will come to a T and take a right on Livingston Rd. Follow the curve around to your left and the COMMUNITY COMPLEX will be on your right.

To return from Complex to Quality Inn:
just go backwards. Head east onto Livingston Rd toward Complex Drive; Turn left onto Industrial Blvd. Turn left onto US-127 S/ N Main St. Continue to follow US-127 S. QUALITY INN will be on the left. The QUALITY INN is about 5 miles NORTH of the COMMUNITY COMPLEX.