Sunday, October 7, 2007

End of test

Keedysville, MD, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. -- Most of the goats left today. Most went home with their owners. Some went with new owners. Some are destined for slaughter.

goats headed back to DelawareBelow is a picture of the top performing goat shown with its proud owners, Mr. and Mrs. Don Smith, Back 60 Goat Farm, Charlottsville, Virginia. The mostly (15/16) Kiko buck was purchased for breeding by a farm in West Virginia.

Top gaining goat consigned by Don SmithAwards will be given to the top performing goat, goat with the highest rate of gain, and to the best consignment of goats to the test.

Scan data
The goats were scanned for ribeye area and backfat thickness on October 3rd. The data was sent to a central processing facility. Once the data is interpreted, it will be posted to the blog.