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Meat Goat Journal

The Canadian Meat Goat Journal (MGJ) is published twice yearly and is the official publication of the CMGA. The MGJ will be mailed twice yearly in summer and winter.

Past Issues

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Fall 2015

The value of a buck to your herd; Examples of teat structures; Thank you and Best Wishes to Karen Kolkman.

Winter 2017

Why Tattooing is Important; Goats in Canada in 2016.

Summer 2017

Breeding up to a Canadian Purebred Boer; Understanding Genetic Improvement Made Easy; Goat Genotyping Project Highlights: Breed for Scrapie Resistance; Biosecurity at Goat Shows; How to Become a Permanent Champion; Curious how your Goats can become Canadian Champions?

Fall 2016

Genetic Testing for Scrapie Resistance and Susceptibility; Winter Preparedness: Making sure your goat operation is ready for the cold winter months.

Winter 2016

The commercial perspective: Herdsire selection; Spotlight on Youth: Wytze Vandebelt; Fitting and showmanship clinic with Josh Stephans; CMGA comments on traceability.

Submit an article

The Canadian Meat Goat Journal welcomes the submission of articles, press releases, and photographs of potential interest to Canadian producers of meat goats. We cannot be responsible for unsolicited material and encourage email or phone queries before you submit. Contact the CMGA Office for more information.


Winter issue – End of October (distributed mid-December) 

Summer issue – End of May (distributed mid-July)

Please attach your article in WORD or PDF format

Newsletter – CMGA Express

Twice yearly spring and fall members are sent the CMGA Express highlighting CMGA’s project, programs and activities.


The Canadian Meat Goat Journal is the only Canadian magazine specializing in meat goat husbandry and production. In addition to CMGA news, it contains practical information on goat health, management, and marketing. You can either subscribe by filling this form and sending it to, or by filling the form below.

Subscribe to the Canadian Meat Goat Journal!

The Canadian Meat Goat Journal is comprising two hard copies and two electronic newsletters. The paper copies will arrive July and December and the electronic newsletters will be sent in March and August.

Please make cheque or money order payable to:

Canadian Meat Goat Association
155 Ave des Erables, QC G0L 3E0 CANADA

For payment by VISA or MasterCard through a Paypal link, a 3% convenience fee will apply.

You can also pay via Interac transfer at Canadian funds only.

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