Andrea’s Cheese Making Classes

25 January 2013

In the introductory cheese making class, you will make a feta cheese to take home and enjoy. The skills you will learn in making feta allow you to make cheeses such as chevre, mozzarella, cheddar, gouda and a host of other cheeses. The class is completely hands-on. You use equipment you already have in your […]

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Cust Dairy Goat Fun Day to be held on Saturday 2 March

24 January 2013

Cust Dairy Goat Fun Day Organised by the Canterbury Dairy Goat Breeders Association (Photo is an example of a fancy dress class, not taken in Cust) When: Saturday the 2nd of February 2013, 10 am till 1 pm (the same day as the Cust Village Market) Where: Cust Community Centre Grounds (just before Cust Domain, […]

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2013 South Island Dairy Goat All Breed Show to be held on 19th January

17 January 2013

2013 South Island Dairy Goats All Breed Show is almost here! It will be held on Saturday the 19th of January at the Christchurch Show Grounds Stable Block. (Drive in from the new Curletts Road Entrance and keep on driving right, drive past the Livestock Pavilion building on your left, then you should be able […]

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CDGBA Annual Club Show to be held on 1 December 2012

29 November 2012

Our annual Club Show is fast approaching! It will be held on Saturday the 1st of December at the Christchurch Show Grounds Stable Block. (Drive in from the new Curletts Road Entrance and keep on driving right, drive past the Livestock Pavilion building on your left, then you should be able to see the Stable […]

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2012 Goat Field Day to be held on Saturday 6 October

29 September 2012

It’s nearly here! We’d like to invite everyone who have dairy goats or who are interested in finding out more about goat keeping. Location: 278 Browns Rock Road, Oxford (the same place as the last year) Time: 10:30 am onwards Gold Coin Donation at the Entrance The motto of the CDGBA is Promote the Goat, […]

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Andrea’s Cheese Making Class Update

22 April 2012

Classes by arrangement. Please email Andrea with your interest. Private groups welcome. Cheesemaking 101 – an Introduction Basic equipment required, but nothing out of the ordinary for the home kitchen. Everyone makes a feta cheese to take home to age and enjoy. Cheesy nibbles provided. Farmstead Cheddar For this course you will need to buy […]

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South Island Dairy Goats All Breed Show 2012 to be held on 21 January

13 January 2012

South Island Dairy Goats All Breed Show 2012 is fast approaching. It will be held on Saturday the 21st of  January at the Canterbury Show Grounds Stable Block. This is the only show each year in Canterbury where the recognised dairy goat breeds are judged separately. This year, only Saanen, Toggenburg and Alpine breeds will […]

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Canterbury Dairy Goat Breeders Spring Field Day a Success!

29 December 2011

On the 8th October, we were finally able to hold our long-awaited field day, at Te Hua Farm in Oxford. It had originally been scheduled for October 2010, but was postponed to March 2011 after the September quake, and then postponed to October after the February quake. We had a working bee the day before, […]

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Canterbury A&P Show Results

19 November 2011

Dairy Goat Section Date: Thursday 10 November 2011 Judge: David Goulden, Christchurch HR kidded Doe in milk, under 3 years (5): Barbara Kennedy – Antrimdowns Moracco SI9992H ADK/E7 1, Red Arrow Stud – Southbridge Pearle S57340H JAS/El 2, Red Arrow Stud – Red Arrow Elsie S57227H 941000000 3258494 3. HR kidded Doe in milk, 3 […]

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Amberley A & P Show Photos 2011

19 November 2011
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