The eighth annual Buck Performance Test sponsored by the Oklahoma Meat Goat
Association in conjunction with Langston University will begin on May 7, 2005 at
Langston University in Langston, OK.
The test is approved by the International
Boer Goat Association and the American Boer Goat Association to be used in their
Any buck kid regardless of breed born between Dec 1 2004
and March 31, 2005 are eligible to participate in the Buck Performance Test.
(Papers are not necessary unless you would like to take advantage of the
The cost of the test is $125 per animal and that includes
feed, vet bills, prep examination, sonograms, and veterinary examinations once a
The 84 day test at Langston University has the capability to measure the
individual feed intake of each buck and also record the weight gain of each
buck. It is the only test station in the nation to offer these services.
The Oklahoma Meat Goat Association is only responsible for the administrative part
of the test.
We handle the finances, advertising, purchasing feed and paying
the vet bills. Once the bucks arrive at the testing facility at Langston
University, Dr. Terry Gipson and his personnel facilitate the handling and
feeding of the bucks and the have the sole responsibility of conducting the test
and the results.
For more information you can contact Dr. Terry Gipson at
Langston University 405-466-3836, or Jim Daniel 405-664-8329.
Applications for the buck performance test are available for download at