Eastern Oklahoma State College, in partnership with Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, is home to the Oklahoma Forage-Basked Meat Goat Buck Test. Goat producers seeing ways to better manage their operations in ever more challenging production conditions can enroll their genetics in the popular test.
To identify individual bucks as well as their sires and dams that carry genetics expressing economically important traits in commercial meat goat production. Additionally, this test will allow breeders to compare genetics within their herd to make better management decisions as to herd lines that will produce profitable progeny for future herds. This test will also provide valuable information for all goat producers and the public.
Entries for the 16th Annual Oklahoma Forage-Based Meat Goat Buck Test will be open from April 26, 9 a.m. - May 3, 5 p.m., 2023.
2023 Entry Form (Available 4/26/23)
Test Advisors- Barry Whitworth, DVM OCES Area Food/Animal Quality and Health Specialist
Test Nutritionist- Brian Freking, OCES Southeast District Area Livestock Specialist
OSU ExtensionStaff: Hannah Rea, Scott Clawson, JJ Jones, Justin McDaniel, Earl Ward
Test Manager- Larriann Livingston, EOSC Dean of Agriculture (918) 465-1727
Test Veterinarian - Dr. Karen Hall, DVM 918-917-9725