Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Tattoos

The following letters are recommended by the KGBA to designate the year of birthEach animal should have a unique tattoo.  Next to the letter is the number assigned to each goat based on its birth order that year. For example, the first kid born in 2010 was A01, or A1, the second kid was A02 or A2 and so on. This number/letter combination is placed in the left year, and the breeder's designated letters in the right.
Tattoo letters:

2010-A
2011-B
2012-
C
2013-D
2014-E
2015-F
2016-H
2017-J
2018-K
2019-L
2020-M
2021-N
2022-P
2023-R
2024-S
2025-T
2026-V
2027-W
2028-X
2029-Y
2030- Z

G, I, O, Q and U are not used. 

Monday, December 31, 2018

Election Results

Thank you all for participating in the 2018 Kinder Goat Breeders Association election! In an association the size of ours, your vote does count, and your participation makes the kGBA what it is.

Voting results for the KGBA board are as follows:

President - Sue Beck

Vice President - Ashley Kennedy

Secretary - John James

Treasurer - Lisa LaRose

Member at Large (through 2019) - Kathrin Bateman

Member at Large (through 2020) - Stephanie Lounsbury

Member at Large (through 2021) - Cori Dury

Congratulations to all board members on their election, and a warm welcome to our new Member at Large, Cori Dury! The vote was extremely close between the two member at large candidates, and we agree - they are both a huge asset to the association. With any luck, we will be working with Travis in a number of upcoming endeavors, and welcome other members to contact us about volunteer opportunities within the KGBA.

Thank you all for your support and participation and have a very happy new year!!

Saturday, December 29, 2018

In Remembrance of Pat Showalter

It is with a very heavy heart that I must announce the passing of Pat Showalter.

The first registered Kinder goats were bred by Pat, and she has been an active breeder and member of the KGBA every since. Pat was always very generous with her time and knowledge, and was integral to the creation and success of our the Kinder goat and the association.

Pat was more than just her goats, though... she was an accomplished artist. She saw beauty in everything and represented it in a wide range of media, including everything from textiles to soap. She was a woman with strong feelings about the world around her, and she stood up for what she believed in. She will be dearly missed by the many people who's lives she has touched.

Our hearts go out to Pat and all of her friends and family.