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 18,000 targeted potential customers through directory recipients and thousands more through ADGA’s website. See Rates and Limitations 2018 ADGA Advertisers To support companies who advertise in American Dairy Goat Association publications, buy products or use services from the following companies and organizations. Advertisement Sizes and […]
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.
Bucks qualifying for the Young Sire Development Program have been posted for the first quarter of 2018. Go to the list!
Fewer than 150 people in the United States and Canada are currently licensed to judge shows sanctioned by the American Dairy Goat Association. To qualify for a license, applicants must attend a Pre-Judges Training Conference and then attend a Judge’s Training Conference (TC) and pass a series of four basic tests of proficiency. Don’t let […]
Nomination Process and Qualifications The Board of Directors elects former ADGA Directors to the position of Director Emeritus for several reasons. One is to honor them for the long term positive contribution they have made as they served on the Board. The second is for the benefit they can give future Boards as they participate […]
The American Dairy Goat Association Art Contest was held in Atlanta, Georgia during the ADGA Annual Meeting & Convention. Thank you to all who participated in submitting entries and congratulations to the winners!
Veterinary Genetics Laboratory, (VGL), is offering goat scrapie testing for two variants that are associated with classical scrapie resistance/susceptibility. They are offering it direct through the lab but are also providing it at a reduced price to ADGA members as part of ADGA’s contractual arrangement with VGL. Price information: New request: $25/sample ADGA Plus participant […]
The American Dairy Goat Association Goat Milk Bath & Body Care Products Competition was held in Atlanta, Georgia during the ADGA Annual Meeting & Convention. The competition was judged by Jessica Cudnik and Sandra Trice. Best in Show Creative | Best in Show Basic | Creative Bath Care Results | Basic Bath Care Results | […]
The ADGA Board of Directors recently approved a transitional policy to allow electronic ID (microchips) when the tattoo cannot be read but was applied. Here is a short guide to the new policy, including type, location and use examples. This policy is for all ADGA programs. The Board has also directed that this be looked […]
The American Dairy Goat Association Goat Milk Products Competition was held in Atlanta, Georgia during the ADGA Annual Meeting & Convention. The competition was judged by Gianaclis Caldwell and Tim Gaddis. Best in Show | Commercial Entry Results | Amateur Entry Results | Judges Best in Show Commercial Alys’s Eclipse, Ruggles Hill Creamery, Tricia Smith Reserve […]
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 ADGA Breed Leader list based on 2016 lactations has been released. Congratulations to all does that made the list along with their owners & breeders and to everyone who takes the time & effort to participate in production testing! Go to current list! TTv 63 This will always have the most current information. 2016: TTv 62 […]
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.
Following are the results of the District Director General Election on August 14, 2017. Congratulations District Directors and ADGA Members who participated in this process! DISTRICT I Thomas G. Cox – 87 votes Jennifer Mellett – 52 votes DISTRICT II Lynn Fleming – 135 votes Ilah D. Karol – 11 votes DISTRICT III Karen Smith […]
The August release has been completed and the ADGA registered does earning this status can be viewed at ELITE STATUS
ESSAY TOPIC “The Magic of Mentors” WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? Open to any youth who is a youth or regular member of ADGA or who is part of a family membership. Youth do not need to be in attendance at the annual meeting in Atlanta, GA to enter or to win. WHAT ARE THE AGE DIVISIONS? […]
CONTEST THEME “Goats at Play” WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? Any youth who is a Youth Member, a Regular Member, part of a family or joint membership or the child of an ADGA Member may participate in this contest. You do not need to be at the Annual Meeting and Convention to enter or to win. WHAT […]
The Colorama Sale is held each year during the ADGA National Show. See the animals, their consignor, new owner and sale price from this year’s show held in Madison, Wisconsin. Make plans next year to choose the animal you would like to improve your herd and make a bid.