Goat Day

Goat Day Photo

Goat Day 2020
Science Lecture Hall
UC Davis Campus

Saturday, January 25, 2020


pdf icon  UCD.GoatDay.Schedule.2020.pdf

We are pleased to announce the program for 2020 Goat Day with the theme of: Framework for goat herd success: Management of facilities and animals

Morning Talks, 9 am - Noon: UC Davis Science Lecture Hall

  • Research Updates:
  • Current work with goats by UC Davis Researchers
  • Facility updates
  • Featured Talks:
  • Designing your goat facility
  • Managing your facilities for healthy meat and dairy goats
  • Disaster preparedness

Afternoon Rotations, 1:30-2:30 pm: UC Davis Goat Barn

  • Healthy goat
  • Ultrasound
  • Udder health practices
  • Quality assurance
  • Toxic plants
  • DHIA seminar

Please join us after the last rotation for the grand opening of the Noel-Nordfelt Animal Science Goat Dairy and Creamery from 2:30-3 pm, a short reception will follow.

Admission Fee:

$15 for adults, kids under 18 free. Lunch will be included.

A sandwich, bottle of water and a bag of chips will be available. Sandwich options are: Turkey, Swiss & Avocado, Vegan Portobello Wrap, Chicken Caesar Wrap or Italian Deli.

Lunch is sponsored by the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in celebration of the Noel-Nordfelt Animal Science Goat Dairy and Creamery Grand Opening. Please register by Friday, January 17, 2020 in order to secure your complimentary lunch. Registrations after this date will not be guaranteed lunch.

Contact Info

Elizabeth A. Maga, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Benjamin A Rupchis
Goat Facility Manager

Sponsors (listed alphabetically)


Crees Brothers Farm

Crees Brothers Farm

Curbstone Valley Farm

Curbstone Valley Farm

ELK Grove Milling, Inc.

ELK Grove Milling, Inc.


Redwood Hill Farms

Redwood Hill Farms

Logo Summerhill Goat Dairy

Summerhill Goat Dairy

UBRL Livestock Diagnostics

UBRL Livestock Diagnostics

Online Registration

Online Registration will be closed on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 1:00 am, but you can still register, in person, on the day of event by check or cash. 

Click on the following buttons to buy admission ticket and lunch ticket:

Admission Ticket  Admission Ticket        

Problem with Registration Site

If you encounter any problem with registration site, please use different web browser, clear the browser history and try again. This will usually  fix the problem.


The following map shows the location of Science Lecture Hall (morning session The parking is free on weekends:



The following map shows the location of UC Davis Goats Barn (afternoon session):

Goats Barn Map

Link to the UC Davis Map

Link to the Pavilion Parking Structure

Link to Goat Barn Map