September Meeting

The September meeting of the SVMGA will be this Thursday, the 26th, at 7:00 p.m. at the Halifax County Agricultural Marketing Center. The recent sale that was held in conjunction with Hollering Hills will be discussed.

Please let us know how you felt about your sale results, if you sold sheep or goats at the September 9 sale.

Thanks,
Pam Alderson

Aug Meeting

Message from the president:
The Southern Virginia Meat Goat Association will meet in the Halifax County Extension Office this Thursday at 7:00 pm (Not at the Ag Center).

There will be a phone conference with Dr. O’Brien and Dr. Nartea about the Mobile Processing unit and “Food Hubs.” A brief discussion of the upcoming sale at Hollering Hills and some other business items will follow the call.

Best regards,
Pam Alderson

September Sale

The next Southern Virginia Meat Goat sale is scheduled for Saturday,September 7 at 1pm. This will be an auction at Hollering Hills Auction, located at 4108 Hunting Creek Rd, Nathalie, Virginia 24877.

The sale starts at 1 pm. You can unload starting at 7 am up to start of the auction. We will need to know how many sheep/goats you plan to have at the auction by August 1. We currently have 319 sheep/goats committed to the auction. This promises to be a good opportunity to sell you stock with competitive bidding that you will not want to miss.
Please contact Debbie Duffer (434)470-0550 or Kim Grossman (434)251-2300 by August 1 to confirm the number of animals you will be bringing and for any further questions or concerns.
The Summer 2019 issue of Wild & Woolly has been published. Wild & Woolly is quarterly newsletter for sheep and goat producers. It is published by University of Maryland Extension.

https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/aded98_62ed08951162425aac349ac13da90cef.pdf
https://issuu.com/mdsheepgoat/docs/summer2019

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September Sale

The next Southern Virginia Meat Goat Association sale is scheduled for Saturday
September 7, 2019 at 1 pm. The sale will be conducted as a livestock auction; held in cooperation with Hollering Hills Auction, 4108 Hunting Creek Road,Nathalie, VirginiaThe sale will be open to SVMGA members and non-members.

All goats and sheep may be included in the auction. Please see attached for details.

We need a minimum of 150 sheep and goats to attract multiple buyers to the auction. The more livestock we have the more buyers we will be able to attract. More buyers mean more competitive bidding and higher prices for your livestock. We need to know by August 1, 2019 the type (goat or sheep) and the number of livestock you are bringing.

Please contact Debbie Duffer (434)470-0550 or Kim Grossman (434)251-2300 by August 1 to confirm the number of animals you will be bringing and for any further questions or concerns.

Auction flyer 

Auction info

September Sale

The next Southern Virginia Meat Goat Sale will be September 7 starting at 1pm.
This sale will not be our usual consignment sale, it will an auction with multiple buyers. This will be a non-graded sale, open to all sheep and goats. 
The sale will be conducted in cooperation with Hollering Hills auction at their facility.
The sale will be open to all producers; SVMGA members will receive a special discount on sales commission.
 We are looking for a minimum of 150 sheep and goats to make the sale possible. Please look over your livestock for potential goat/sheep you would like to sell at competitive bidding.