Thursday, November 5, 2009

2009 Goat Test Summary

A summary of the 2009 Western Maryland Pasture-Based Meat Goat Performance Test has been published to the web. The summarizing article, entitled "Illinois buck tops 2009 test," contains links to various tables and graphs that show individual goat performance, as well as averages for all the goats on test. There are also links to pictures of the top 11 performing bucks, as well as carcass pictures of the nine bucks that were harvested.

Download results of 2009 Goat Test

So far, 18 people have completed the goat test survey. Make sure you take the survey so that your opinions will be counted. The goat test committee will be meeting next week to discuss possible enhancements to next year's testing program.

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