The Agriculture School (ESA) of the Bragança Polytechnic Institute (IPB) in association with the Regional Director of Westwern Europe of International Goat Association, the National Serrana Goat Breeders Association (ANCRAS), and the Mountain Research Centre (CIMO), are going to organize CAPRA 2014 (the third Portuguese goat production meeting). The meeting will be held in Bragança (Portugal) from 24 to 25 October/2014. The main subject areas covered Meat and Milk production, Animal Breeding and Genetics, Nutrition, Biology of Goat Production Systems, Behaviour, Welfare and Health. CAPRA 2014 will be an exciting opportunity for breeders, students, professors and researchers to meet and spend time in a friendly way for the benefit of Portuguese Goat Production.
Welcome to Bragança (Portugal) next October/2014.
24 October (Friday)
08h00 – Registration
09h00 – Opening Ceremony
09h30 – Meat Production
14h00 – Milk Production
25 October (Saturday)
09h30 –Goat management and Development
14h00 – Marketing and Business
17h00 –Closing ceremony
Call for papers
All authors wishing to present papers at the meeting are requested to submit the papers before 15 October.
Authors should indicate the type of presentation (oral or as a poster).
Papers with a maximum of 5 pages, should be written according the Word file template that can be downloaded at
The responsible contact person will inform authors before 15 October whether their papers have been accepted for presentation during the meeting.