In order to be eligible for the sale on October 2, bucks must also meet Gold, Silver, and/or Bronze standards of performance for parasite resistance and resilience and minimum standards for reproductive soundness and structural correctness.
|Bucks from the test|
The Western Maryland Pasture-Based Meat Goat Performance Test was initiated in 2006 at the University of Maryland's Western Maryland Research & Education Center. The purpose of the test is to evaluate the performance of meat goats consuming a pasture-only diet with natural exposure to internal parasites (worms).
Goat Field Day & Sale (and skillathon)