Eastern Angora Goat & Mohair
Association Fall Show
Held in the Sheep Barn
The EAGMA Goat Show for 2017 will be at the Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival at the fairgrounds in Berryville, Virginia on September 22-24, 2017. EAGMA will be hosting the ACAGR National Show in 2017. There will be a show for white angora goats and a show for colored angora goats. There will also be fleece judging and an opportunity to buy beautiful mohair fleeces.
Fred Speck from Texas will be our judge this year. Dr. Speck is a 5th generation angora goat producer.
2017 Eastern Angora Goat & Mohair Association Angora Goat Show
2017 American Colored Angora Goat Registry National Show
Judge - Dr. Fred Speck, Kerrville Texas
All activities are in the Sheep Barn except the the
Mohair Fleece Show & Sale
FRIDAY September 22, 2017
Fleece Sale check-in by SVFF is Friday from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Goat unloading/check-in is Friday from noon - 7:00 pm.
SATURDAY September 23, 2017
8:00 am - Fleece Judging at the Arts & Crafts Building. Fleece Sale begins at 10:00 am
7:30 am - 9:00 am - Goat unloading and vet check. No goats admitted after 9:00 am
10:00 am - White Angora Goat show: Buck show, then Doe show
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Silent Auction
12:00 - 12:30 pm - lunch break
12:30 - 2:00 pm - Dr. Phillip Sponenberg, DVM PHD discusses color genetics in Angora Goats.
**********This presentation is open to all interested parties**********
2 :00 - 4:00 pm - American Colored Angora Goat Registry National Show - Bucks
4:00 - 5:00 pm - Dr. Speck speaks
5:00 pm - Fairgrounds close
SUNDAY September 24, 2017
9:00 am - Dr. Speck speaks
10:00 am - American Colored Angora Goat Registry National Show - Does
12:30 - 1:00 pm lunch break
1:00-2:00 pm - Dr. Speck has the floor for any other wisdom he wishes to impart
2:00 - 3:00 pm EAGMA Annual Meeting
4:00 pm - Fairgrounds close
Dr. Phillip Sponenberg is a professor of pathology and genetics in the Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology in the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech. Sponenberg received his DVM from Texas A&M University and his Ph.D. in veterinary medicine from Cornell University in 1979. He joined the faculty of the college in 1981. Sponenberg’s research interests are genetics of domesticated animals, coat color genetics, conservation of rare breeds of livestock, diagnostic pathology, andeproductive pathology. Sponenberg is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Virginia Veterinary Medical Association. Sponenberg also serves as the technical programs director of the American Livestock reeds Conservancy.