Schedule 2023

Event Week: May 31- June 1, 2023 9:00 am daily, lunch Noon to 1:00 pm

Midwest Goat Production Course: Lincoln University and University of Missouri, certificate of completion for those that attend all three days.

Youth Goat Camps: May 31 – June 2, 9:00 am each morning. Final Showmanship June 2 after lunch.

Scavenger Hunt Youth Event: May 31, 8:30 am pick up paper with list and sign in.

Obstacle Course Youth Games: June 1, 4:00 pm, on the grass Kids run the obstacle course and prizes are given by age groups. Sign up is 8:30 am that day.

Quiz Bowl: May 31, 6:00 pm with Pizza Party for the Youth Goat Camp kids. Sponsored by: Boot Jack Boers in 2022

Fitting Clinic and Competition for the Youth: June 1, after lunch

Boer Goat Course


Meet the Breeders: June 2, 6:00 pm Wine, cheeses, meats, and fruit.

Buck Alley – June 2, 5:00 pm – People’s Choice Award winners announced.

Spanish Goat Association: Annual meeting, June 2, 5:30pm

Boer Goat Congress: June 3, 9:00 am

Colored Congresses: June 3, following the Boer Goat Congress.

Breed Speakers: June 3, Noon, in the gathering area, under the canopy.

Midwest Buck Sale, June 3, Noon ALL GOAT BREEDS WELCOME: Purebred and composite replacement production goats sell: Buck, Doe, Doe & kid, or 3 Yearling Does as a group (3X’s the money). Sellers may set a reserve for their stock. Reserved stock not sold will be charged a 5% PO fee. This opportunity includes all Dairy, Meat, & Fiber stock.

Stock does not have to be registered to sell. Buck, Doe, Doe & Kid(s), and Group of 3 Yearlings, each are one entry.

Special thank you to Dr. Homero Salinas of Lincoln University and Jennifer Lutes, Missouri Extension Specialist.

2023 Midwest Goat Producers Course, Speaker Schedule

Morning Speakers and afternoon demonstrations with panel conservation. 

Goat Farmers and Goat Breeders will market and sell their products during Value Added Day. Sign up for a FREE booth space for the Value Added Day. Details coming soon.

FAMACHA training – Certificate and FAMACHA Cards

 Maria Dietz (Goats milk cheese)

Colleen Meredith (Goats milk soaps and candy)

Michelle Reynolds – A Tangled Mess Angoras (Goat Fiber Products)

Dual Purpose Goat Project: Derek Eddy



Spanish Goats

Boer Goats





Black Berry

Chroma Goat


Composite Market Goats

Registered Purebred Goats from any association, dairy, fiber, or meat goat breeds.

Sale entries are for all breeds of goats. One entry is a Buck, Doe, Doe & Kid(s) or Three Yearlings (sold 3X’s the money)

Culls do not sell. All stock is inspected for quality. Entry fees are non-refundable.

Dairy Goats

  1. Sale entry fee: $15. 7% commission on final bid. 5% commission on PO (If your stock doesn’t meet the reserve, this is what your fee will be).
  2. Goats that are one year and older are required to present results: Negative CAE and Johnes. CL testing and vaccination information. Additional testing should be provided for the catalog. Testing must be from 2023.
  3. Goats under one year (must have milk teeth), are not required to have the mandatory tests, although parents must test negative for CAE and Johnes. Those results must be provided.
  4. Additional testing information should be provided for the catalog.
  5. All stock will be inspected by a qualified dairy goat judge. Those exhibiting wry face, teat issues, or other disqualifying faults will not be able to sell. No refunds of sale entry fees. Be sure your stock is productive before entering.
  6. GOATS THAT MAY SELL: Buck, Doe, Doe with Kid on Side, Three Yearling Does grouped, (3X’s the money) it is one entry fee, the does sell as a group, bid is multiplied by 3, buyer has to take all three head.
  7. Please enter your consignor information in the form,
  8. Please enter your consigned stock in the form,
  9. Pay to enter the sale:

For more information, please email

No outside sales on the grounds. Private Treaty Sales are Forbidden during the event week.

ALL GOATS MUST BE PROPERLY IDENTIFIED. Get health papers from a veterinarian in the state where you reside, for any stock being brought onto the Missouri State Fairgrounds. STATE VETERINARIANS USDA.

CHECK WITH THE STATE VETERINARIAN IN MISSOURI TO BE SURE ALL CRITERIA IS MET FOR SELLING YOUR STOCK IN THE STATE. ANIMAL HEALTH REQUIREMENTS FOR EXHIBITION: Animal Health Requirements for exhibition regulations. Contact the Missouri State Veterinarian’s office at (573) 751-3377 for clarification if need.


1. All goats must have a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection unless specifically exempted. The Certificate of Veterinary Inspection shall state that the animals are free of visible signs of contagious, infectious, or communicable disease, and describe the animal(s) by species, breed, sex and age. The Certificate of Veterinary Inspection shall reflect all data for required test and vaccinations, all dates,results, and the name of the laboratory.

2. The Certificate of Veterinary Inspection is valid for thirty (30) days.

3. Animals with active lesions of ringworm with resulting loss of hair or warts easily visible without close examination will not be permitted to exhibit and shall be subject to isolation or expulsion depending upon the nature and seriousness of the disease.

4. Sales scheduled in association with exhibitions must employ an accredited veterinarian to examine animals and process a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection for change of ownership.

5. The following are valid forms of official ID: 840 RFID/EID tags, 8 or9 character NUES tags, Scrapie tags, Brucellosis tags, or a tattoo if purebred and with proof of registration accompanying the animal.

6. Alteration or substitution of any information on any VS Form 10-11or any officially recognized federal/state EIA test chart or Certificate of Veterinary Inspection shall cause the document to be invalid and in violation of sections 267.010 to 267.730, RS Mo, and may result in civil penalties not to exceed ten thousand dollars ($10,000) per violation and subject to expulsion.

7. Any goats originating from a county in which there is a premises under quarantine for Vesicular Stomatitis shall obtain an entry permit and must include the statement on the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection that “the (insert species) listed have not been exposed to Vesicular Stomatitis within the past fourteen (14)days, and do not originate from the premises quarantined for Vesicular Stomatitis.”

Testing Rules: Known diseased stock are not to be brought on to the grounds or to be sold in the auction.


Buck Alley


Each exhibitor, attendee, consignor, or vendor will be solely responsible for any consequential loss, injury or damage done to or occasioned by, or arising from any animal or article exhibited or for sale by him, and shall hold harmless Midwest Buck Sale, LLC, against any and all liability in regard thereto. Midwest Buck Sale, LLC will take reasonable care to insure the safety of exhibits and property, but the owner must take the risk of exhibiting. In no case will Midwest Buck Sale, LLC be responsible for any loss, damage or injury to property or persons while on the Missouri State fairgrounds, or at any other time or place, nor be liable or required to make any payment for damage, loss or injury. All that enter any event or sign up for anything related to the Midwest Buck Sale, agree: “I have read the contract and agree to abide by all Midwest Buck Sale rules and regulations as witnessed by entering the events May 31- June 3, 2023.

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