Indiana Dairy Goat Association

Membership meeting agenda – 10/3/2021, 10am

Hendricks County Conference Center, Danville, IN


Call to Order

The Fall Conference was the prelude to the membership meeting.  The first session was Goat Management 101 that was divided into three smaller presentations.  Brenda Lightner talked on FAMACHA.  Carolyn Perkins gave a demo about hoof trimming.  Brian Arney demonstrated how to draw blood.  The second session was on udder health and mastitis prevention by the manufacture of the VIMCO mastitis vaccine by Hipra. Pablo Nunez Ulivarri DVM Corporate Brand Manager Small Ruminants.  Lunch of Side Salad, Sloppy Goat, Mac and Goat Cheese, and various desserts was provided by the IDGA. The IDGYA presented the awards for the Showmanship Point Series and the Youth Management Test.

Junior Showmanship:

1st: Alexa Lanam 2nd: Jordyn Laffoon 3rd: Piper Crooks 4th:  Reagan Arney 5th:Kourtland Pratt  6th:Karley Tempel 7th: Mackayla Servies

Intermediate Showmanship: 

1st: Stella Dearing 2nd: Myla Boatman 3rd: Travis Arney 4th: Natalee Tempel

Senior Showmanship:

1st: Karson Pratt 2nd: Ruthie Lamaster

Management Test:

Junior: 1st: Jordyn Laffoon  2nd:  Lexie Lanam

Senior: 1st Stella Dearing 2nd:Travis Arney

The afternoon session was presented by Dr. Chris Rumsey of Stockvets on Reproduction Technology.  LapAI, Embryo Transfer, IVF. And discussion of reproductive issues and management.

Roll Call / Attendance:

Officers: President—Brenda Lightner, Secretary—Crystal Servies, Treasure–Rob Smith Directors: David Ingle, Erin Dearing, Diana Hubbard, Jerry Lubbehusen, and Mike Summerlot State Fair Chair: Teena Spear Web Designer—Carolyn Perkins

Meeting Minutes:

Minutes of the April membership meeting were reviewed and approved.

Treasurer’s Report:

Reviewed and approved


Committee Reports

Hoosier Classic – final recap of Hoosier Classic presented, ADGA judge list distributed to members for voting on future Hoosier Classic judges.

Unfinished Business:

New Business

Board of Directors Comments

Upcoming Meeting:  November 6th at the NAILE at noon


Submitted by Crystal Servies, Secretary

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