2019 TENTATIVE SCHEDULE – TRIPS ARE NOW FULL. CHECK with ADGA before applying. FIND A HOST HERD The optional Youngstock program has been suspended for 2019. The following dates are subject to change but hopefully as little as possible, as trips are planned, appraiser availability changes, and geographical areas are organized for sessions. There will also be […]
Now retired ADGA linear appraiser, Elizabeth Henning, explains the Dairy Goat Body Condition Scoring system in the PDF and video.
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.
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.
With over 20,000 members, the ADGA Membership Directory represents the largest dairy goat publication. See this page for advertising sizes, rates and limitations.
The current rates for services offered such as membership, dairy goat registration, transfers, performance programs and supplies.
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 […]
The production and type evaluations have been released by ADGA along with the official CDCB release on December 4th. The files have been uploaded to adgagenetics.org. ADGA information has been updated and the Elite Buck and Doe lists are available. Superior Genetics awards have been applied!
The December release has been completed and the ADGA registered does earning this status can be viewed at Elite Status
ENTERING YOUR HERD IN THE ADGA DHIR PROGRAM Note: Search Knowledgebase for additional related articles. ADGA DHIR (Dairy Herd Improvement Registry) is a registry involvement with the Dairy Herd Improvement program. The DHI program is a system of statistically measuring a 305 day lactation by obtaining monthly milk weights and sampling the milk for components. […]
Bucks qualifying for the Young Sire Development Program have been posted for the 1st through 3rd quarters of 2018. Go to the list!
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 […]
The Breed Leader (aka Top Ten) list has been released. Click HERE for current Breed Leader list. The web listing will always have the most current listing.
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.
Here is the District Director primary elections early return tabulation report. This report reflects information taken directly from ballots and has not been tested for spelling errors, member number corrections, or nominee eligibility.
Advertisers in the American Dairy Goat Membership Directory reach approximately 20,000 targeted potential customers through directory recipients and thousands more through ADGA’s website. For more information about advertising with ADGA see Advertising To Dairy Goat Owners 2018 ADGA Advertisers To support companies who advertise in American Dairy Goat Association publications, buy products or use services […]
Farmers over the age of 18 who raise food production animals are being asked to respond to this nationwide survey regarding the implementation of VFD regulation.
This code of ethics applies to the relationship between Show Committee members and Exhibitors to the Show Judge prior to the show.
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 […]