Goats

Green County 4-H Goat Project members can access this page for important information regarding the Goat Project.  Updates will be made to events as applicable.  Resources are listed for websites to visit and learn more about the goat project as well.

If you have any questions regarding the Green County 4-H Goat Project, contact Ellen Andrews, Green County 4-H Youth Development Educator, at 608-328-9440 or by email at ellen.andrews@wisc.edu.


Upcoming Meetings:

2021.11.10 Goat Committee Meeting Minutes

2019.5.1 Goat Committee Meeting Minutes

2019.2.6 Goat Committee Meeting Minutes

2018.11.14 Goat Committee Minutes
2018.9.27 Goat Committee Minutes
2018.6.21 Goat Committee Meeting Minutes
2018.4.10 Goat Committee Minutes

2017.12.28 Goat Committee meeting minutes


2022 Market Goat ID Procedure

Saturday, May 7, 2022
10:00-11:00am
Green County Fairgrounds

Each exhibitor can identify a maximum of five market goats.  There will be no spring weigh-in for goats, but all market goats must attend the identification day on May 7th, between 10:00am-11:00am, to be eligible to show at the Green County Fair.  Goats will be tagged with an RFID tag at the ID day.

There are no minimum or maximum weights at fair time to be able to exhibit market goats at the Green County Fair.   Only the Grand and Reserve Champion Market Goats will be allowed to sell in the 2022 Auction.  Market Goats must meet a minimum weight of 45 pounds to sell and will be paid up to a maximum weight of 100 pounds.

Online fair entries and Auction Entry Forms are both due by Tuesday, May 31 at 4:30pm.

Don’t forget to also review the Green County Market Goat Exhibitor Rules 2022  and review the GOAT  Fairbook information on the Green County Fair website.


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Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Certification

Wisconsin has replaced the MAQA program with the YQCA program, a youth education certification program on the issues of animal welfare, food safety and character education.

This certification is required of:

  • Green County Fair Animal Exhibitors (Dairy, Beef, Swine, Sheep, Goats, Poultry & Rabbits) – submit the certification number as part of the Green County Fair entry process.
  • WI State Fair Junior Animal Exhibitors (Dairy, Beef, Swine, Sheep, Goats, Poultry & Rabbits) – please see the Wisconsin State Fair website for rules on this.

For more information on YQCA, please visit our YQCA page.


Goat Resources:

American Dairy Goat Association                                                    Wisconsin Dairy Goat Association
American Boer Goat Association                                                 International Boer Goat Association
American Meat Goat Association                                                 American Goat Society
International Kiko Goat Association                                            Goat World
Fias Co Farm


Goat Committee Officers:

Chris Swedlund, Co-Chair, 608-558-3669, email
Amanda Swedlund, Co-Chair, 608-558-3812, email
Briana Froseth, Secretary
Alicia Kubly, Financial Chair
David Mansfield
Deb Myers, 608-934-5460
Roxanne Paul, Secretary, 608-214-9061