Virginia

Breeders

Beth Barrows
22503 Watson Road
Leesburg, VA 20175
703–542–5235
erbarrows@gmail.com
Has pet wethers, not actively breeding.


Tom Couch
30168 Tatum Road
Unionville, VA 22567
540–854–4161 ShrunkenfarmVA@rocketmail.com


Margy Day
200 Gid Brown Hollow Road
Washington, VA 22747
540–987–9005
daymorse@earthlink.net


Leslie Edmundson
3037 Halfway Rd.
The Plains, VA 20198
540–687–8871
scigoats@gmail.com


The Hardestys
16988 Paloma Circle
Round Hill, VA 20141-2462
540–751–1541
markhardesty@yahoo.com


Sara and Stephen Howell
Scarbrae Homestead
7658 Opal Road
Warrenton, VA 20186
bflyfarmer_va@yahoo.com
Sarah is Registrar for the San Clemente Island Goat Registry


Cathy Mysak
Woodbine Farm
15186 Loyalty Road
Waterford, VA 20197
540–882–3000
cathy@patriotrents.com


Regional Information

There is low selenium in the soil in Virginia. Goats should receive selenium supplements in mineral salt or by injection.

Rabies shots are not required for goats in this state, but recommended.


Dairy Information

Milk samples may be sent to:

Virginia Department of Agriculture
272 Academy Hill Road
Warrenton, VA 20186
540–347–6385

Fees (updated January 2007):
Fats and Solids: $5.50
Standard plate count (bacteria—includes coliform): $5.50
Somatic cell count: $3.30


State Regulations

Each animal has to individual identified and we will accept the registration numbers as long as you list each animal.
1. Health certificate signed by a licensed, accredited veterinarian within 30 days prior to shipment.
A copy of the health certificate needs to be forwarded to the State Veterinarian's office. Until we can ascertain otherwise, it is at:
Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Office of Veterinary Services
P.O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
804–786–2483
2. Brucellosis test (within 60 days) and Tuberculosis test within 30 days.
3. Each animal has to be identified with official identification (scrapie tag). You can, instead, import animals who are accompanied by registration papers, as long as each animal is individually identified (this is where tattoos and microchips come in handy).

If you have any questions, please contact Pamela Thaw at 804–225–2529 e-mail: Pamela.Thaw@vdacs.virginia.gov


Local Links

The Virginia State Dairy Goat Association


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