Founded 1879

Patron: H.R.H. Princess Alexandra


Secretary: Jane Wilson, Gibshiel, Tarset, Hexham, Northumberland NE48 1RR
Telephone: 01434 240 866
Reg. Charity No. 210646.

The aims of the Society are:

  • To circulate knowledge and general information upon goats.

  • To extend and encourage the keeping of goats, so as to increase the production and use of their products.

  • To improve the various breeds of goats, and especially to develop those qualities which are generally recognized and valued.

  • To safeguard against cruelty from whatever source.

  • In the furtherance of the foregoing objects but not further or otherwise, the Society shall have the power to further the well being of the goat and fulfil its role as the focal point for all goatkeeping activities in the United Kingdom, including close liaison with relevant Government departments.

Ruth Tyler

Ruth Tyler, breeder of the successful Tetherdown Herd and one of our vice presidents, passed away on Wednesday 12 August
after a short stay in hospital. Funeral details will follow in due course.

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Revised: February 26th February 2015

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