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 […]

Registration Information for Nigerian Breeders

Joining ADGA: Many of you are already members of the American Dairy Goat Association as well as the American Goat Society and/or the Canadian Goat Society. We would suggest that those of you who are not members of ADGA, consider joining. New Member Application. This will get you several things. You will establish your Herd […]

ADGA Nigerian Dwarf

ADGA Recognized Breeds

ADGA currently has herd books for the following breeds of dairy goats:  Alpine, LaMancha, Nigerian Dwarf, Nubian, Oberhasli, Saanen, Sable and Toggenburg. For more detailed information on each breed, refer to the ADGA Guidebook. Alpine The Alpine Dairy Goat is also referred to as the French Alpine and registration papers for this dairy goat use both […]