2020 ADGA District Director Primary Election Results

The verified election results are now in for the American Dairy Goat Association District Director Primary. Candidates below marked with an asterisk (*) next to their Membership Number are those who have accepted the nomination and will appear on the ADGA General Election ballots. To learn more about ADGA Election Procedures, consult your ADGA Guidebook or view this […]

Performance Programs – Update 04-10-2020

Many of you are wondering about ADGA Performance Programs participation at this time.  Hopefully, this will help with the current status as well as provide some ideas to help get through this difficult time. Linear Appraisal: Our linear sessions for April, May and most of June have been cancelled, and we will assess as we […]

Dairy Goat Management Calendar

The tasks of raising dairy goats is a year round effort. What to do and when to do it? Here’s a year round guide written by Mary Blankevoort, DVM, to help you… Spring | Summer | Fall | Winter Spring Prepare for Kidding Have kidding area cleaned and bedded with fresh straw several days before the doe’s due […]

Dairy Goat Breeding

Dairy goats are usually seasonal breeders. Most breeding occurs in late summer through early winter. The goat has an 18-21 day estrus cycle or “season.” The doe’s “season” lasts from a few hours to two or three days. The gestation period is five months. Twins are common, but single or triplet births are not rare. […]