National Dairy Goat Awareness Week

A Brief History The first Dairy Goat Awareness Day was observed in 1986. On June 12, 1986, the American Dairy Goat Association presented six dairy goat kids to the US Department of Agriculture. At that time, an ADGA Life Membership Certificate was also given to President Ronald Reagan along with a painting of dairy goats. […]

What is the Spotlight Sale?

The Spotlight Sale is the premium dairy goat sale event of the year, occurring in October during the American Dairy Goat Association Annual Convention. While there are spotlights at the sale, the name better describes the scrutiny by which each animal is selected. After meeting high health and ADGA breed conformity standards, the American Dairy […]

Sable Breed Standard Survey Results

ADGA Members were recently surveyed about a color requirement for the Sable breed. Should Sables be required to exhibit 25% color other than white or light cream for registration? Proponents of the 25% color requirement believe it would make the Sable breed more distinguishable from the Saanen breed, strengthening the legitimacy of the breed. This change […]

New Nigerian Dwarf Measuring Stick Transportable

A new measuring stick for miniature breeds such as the Nigerian Dwarf Goat is now available from the American Dairy Goat Association. This measuring wicket comes in three 15 inch sections for easy airline transportation and requires no tools to assemble. Using this livestock wicket, you will know it meets the requirements described in the […]

Stamped Duplicates Have New Features

Stamped Duplicates of your registration applications may now be printed directly from the ADGA Member Services website. Printing of the Stamped Duplicates may be done at the end of the Goat Registration process or at the Goat Lookup service. The Stamped Duplicate will be available for download up to 30 days after registration. Depending on […]

2017 Linear Appraisal Schedule

The tentative schedule has been published.  Go to the link in order to access the schedule and maps that will help you determine when the appraiser will be in your area.  The initial deadline for the first application round is January 31st.  All applications within the mapped regions and sent by that deadline are considered equally. […]

News from 2016 ADGA Meeting Austin-Texas

ADGA Board elects new Executive Committee President: Ken Feaster-Eytchison (Director District 7-Idaho) First Vice President: Philip Cassette (Director District 1-Maine) Second Vice President: Tom Cox (Director District 1- Maine) Member-At-Large: Melissa O’Rourke (Director District 4-Iowa) Immediate Past President: Robin Saum (Director District 4-Ohio)    

2016 ADGA NATIONAL SHOW YOUTH

PREMIER YOUTH EXHIBITORS Senior Premier Youth Exhibitor:    Jackson N, Cleveland NC Junior Premier Youth Exhibitor:    Julia U – Basom NY Alpine Premier Youth Exhibitor:   H. Wyett J, Newport PA LaMancha Premier Youth Exhibitor:   Julia U, Basom NY Nigerian Dwarf Premier Youth Exhibitor:   Casey B, Mooresboro, NC Nubian Premier Youth Exhibitor: […]

2016 ADGA NATIONAL SHOW RESULTS

Premier Sponsor of the 2016 ADGA National Show   Platinum Sponsors of the 2016 ADGA National Show Gold Sponsors of the 2016 ADGA National Show 2016 ADGA NATIONAL SHOW AWARDS   HERDSMAN:   Greg & Vicki Larson & Family, Colorado – Sponsored by Dairy Goat Journal DISTANT HERD:  Sonia Thyssen, Washington – Sponsored by Robert Cassette In Memory of Evelyn Cassette […]

2016 ADGA NATIONAL SHOW
RECORDED GRADE CHAMPIONS

Premier Sponsor of the 2016 ADGA National Show   Platinum Sponsors of the 2016 ADGA National Show Gold Sponsors of the 2016 ADGA National Show RECORDED GRADE SHOW RESULTS JUDGE Consultant Aaron J. Carter Peter Snyder Junior Does Senior Does Total Judged 70 76 146 Grand Champion:  GCH CHERRY GLEN GENTRY BRIDGET Exhibitor:  CHERRY GLEN Breeder:  Diane Kirsch & […]

2016 ADGA NATIONAL SHOW
LAMANCHA CHAMPIONS

Premier Sponsor of the 2016 ADGA National Show   Platinum Sponsors of the 2016 ADGA National Show Gold Sponsors of the 2016 ADGA National Show LAMANCHA SHOW RESULTS JUDGE Consultant Dan Laney Aaron J. Carter Junior Does Senior Does Total Judged 113 155 268 Grand Champion:  CH MINT*LEAF ELUSIVE Exhibitor:  MINT*LEAF Breeder:  Julie Matthys Reserve Grand Champion:  Autumn-Acres Nexus’s […]

2016 ADGA NATIONAL SHOW
NUBIAN CHAMPIONS

Premier Sponsor of the 2016 ADGA National Show   Platinum Sponsors of the 2016 ADGA National Show Gold Sponsors of the 2016 ADGA National Show NUBIAN SHOW RESULTS JUDGE Consultant Joan Dean Rowe, DVM Sam Whiteside Junior Does Senior Does Total Judged 147 165 312 Grand Champion:  CH CANOE-CREEK VICTORIA Exhibitor:  MINT*LEAF Breeder:  Mike Green Reserve Grand Champion:  GCH […]

2016 ADGA NATIONAL SHOW
ALPINE CHAMPIONS

Premier Sponsor of the 2016 ADGA National Show   Platinum Sponsors of the 2016 ADGA National Show Gold Sponsors of the 2016 ADGA National Show ALPINE SHOW RESULTS JUDGE Consultant Mark Baden Dan Laney Junior Does Senior Does Total Judged 127 158 285 Grand Champion:  Cherry Glen Gentry Granite Exhibitor:  Diane Kirsch & Wayne Cullen Breeder:  Diane Kirsch Reserve […]

2016 ADGA NATIONAL SHOW
OBERHASLI CHAMPIONS

Premier Sponsor of the 2016 ADGA National Show   Platinum Sponsors of the 2016 ADGA National Show Gold Sponsors of the 2016 ADGA National Show OBERHASLI SHOW RESULTS JUDGE Consultant Sam Whiteside Joan Dean Rowe, DVM Junior Does Senior Does Total Judged 89 86 175 Grand Champion:  NEW DREAMS CB MOCHAS RAJAH Exhibitor:  DEIDRAGO Breeder:  RUSSELL PAULSEN Reserve Grand […]

2016 ADGA NATIONAL SHOW
SAANEN CHAMPIONS

Premier Sponsor of the 2016 ADGA National Show   Platinum Sponsors of the 2016 ADGA National Show Gold Sponsors of the 2016 ADGA National Show SAANEN SHOW RESULTS JUDGE Consultant Pete Snyder Aaron J. Carter Junior Does Senior Does Total Judged 98 106 204 Grand Champion:  ARABY-FARM AHRB JUST-TINA Exhibitor:  Araby Farm Breeder:  Nelson & Eileen Broaddus Reserve Grand […]