Our Purpose as an Association

Our primary purpose is to promote and develop the meat goat industry in Louisiana. Futhermore, this association will provide opportunities for the members to network and communicate to identify and address local industry development needs, such as 4-H and FFA.

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The board of directors has voted to allow all ADGA sanctioned dairy breeds and Pygmy's to show without a LA bred tag in their ear starting in January, 2017. Tags will be required on leads and/or collars . Please watch for more info as soon as the rules requirements are written and finalized .

The LMGA along with LSU AgCenter would like to invite you to the Louisiana Bred Showdown on August 20, 2016 in Alexandria, LA.  We will be hosting a show for LA Bred goats only.   This will be a jackpot show and we will also be giving out awards.  We will give out an award for Premier Breeding Goat Breeder and Premier Wether Goat Breeder.   The exhibitor does not have to be an LMGA member but the goat must be tagged as LA Bred.  Early entries are $15 per goat and close August 1 after Aug 1 the entries go to $20 per goat.  If you have any questions about the show you can contact Kelli Kennedy at 985-630-5722 (call or text) or kelliken@gmail.com  

We will be starting off the morning with FREE seminars.  The topics will cover Herd Health, Hoof Trimming and Reproduction in the Doe.  We are honored to have John Edwards of EGGS Boer Goats coming to do these seminars.  We also have Alex Bynum coming to give a seminar on Fitting and Showing Wethers.  Alex has done very well with his wether program in MS and has a wealth of information to share.  
All throughout the day we will have a pen sale.  LMGA members are welcome to put goats in the sale free of charge.  This will be private treaty sales between the seller and buyer.  We will advertise the goats in the pen sale on the LMGA Facebook page.  If you would like to put a goat in the sale then contact Kelli Kennedy at 985-630-5722 (call or text) or kelliken@gmail.com   If you are looking to purchase a goat then come out and take a look at what our members have to offer.
We are also working on a vendors row where you can come purchase products and services.  If you are interested in being a vendor at the show then contact Kelli Kennedy at 985-630-5722 (call or text) or kelliken@gmail.com  
We hope to see you at this exciting event.
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