ADGA Executive Committee working with ADGA Management has made the difficult decision regarding Linear Appraisal. We are looking forward to the return of full operations in 2021.
The following resources are presented by the ADGA Dairy Goat Well-being Task Force to assist farms and animal owners during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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 […]
ADGA regrets to announce that the 2020 ADGA National Show for June 20-27, 2020 in Grand Island, Nebraska is being cancelled. Considerations include uncertainties and safety.
The ADGA office is still available to help with a temporarily reduced staff. Online Services are also available to those with an account.
In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 ADGA show season may face some unique challenges. Here is what show committees, judges and exhibitors need to know.
During recent years there have been two ADGA Judges Training Conferences annually. This is information about the training available during the summer. Annual Convention is when the other TC generally occurs.
With over 20,000 members, the ADGA Membership Directory represents the largest dairy goat publication. See this page for advertising sizes, rates and limitations.
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. […]
What records are used (or not used) for production evaluations? A variety of necessary data components that contribute to this information. Information stored in the goat test day database includes: Doe ID information & Control/Index number Kidding date Herd code Lactation number, lactation termination information Days in milk (DIM) and days open Number of test […]
Each year the American Dairy Goat Association awards thousands of dollars in scholarships for education and participation to its members. Scholarship eligibility is just one of the great benefits of being an ADGA Member. Convention Youth Scholarships are awarded based on answers to the following questions and criteria. Only one Convention Youth Scholarship from ADGA is […]
This report is from an independent CPA who has followed the agreed-upon procedures for tabulating ballots as specified in the current ADGA Guidebook.
The ownership of a dairy goat is considered to be the one who owns it on the registration papers. Registration must be transferred to the new owner to transfer ownership.
This early return tabulation report reflects information taken directly from ballots and has not been tested for spelling errors, member number corrections, or nominee eligibility.
Don’t let the cost of the training keep you from considering becoming a licensed ADGA judge. There are funds available to cover the training conference fee to successful applicants.
Six beautiful paintings by artist Regina Stahl Briskey are displayed in the office of the American Dairy Goat Association in Spindale, North Carolina. There are just 25 signed and numbered canvas artist’s proofs of each. Only 175 signed and numbered prints exist of the Saanen, Toggenburg and Oberhasli breed paintings. There are 275 prints of […]
Bucks qualifying for the Young Sire Development Program have been posted for the 1st through 3rd quarters of 2018. Go to the list!
This is the final results of the ADGA General Election 2018. Thank you for your participation in ADGA through your participation!
Genetic scrapie resistance has been an important tool available to the sheep industry but not to goat industries—until recently. Learn which goats in your herd are most resistant to scrapie.
The verified election results are now in for the 2018 American Dairy Goat Association District Director Primary.