With over 20,000 members, the ADGA Membership Directory represents the largest dairy goat publication. See this page for advertising sizes, rates and limitations.
Monday, March 30th, 2020 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 were cancelled, and we will assess each month as we progress through the […]
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.
The tasks of raising dairy goats is a year round effort. What to do and when to do it? Here’s a year round guide written by Mary Blankevoort, DVM, to help you… Spring | Summer | Fall | Winter Spring Prepare for Kidding Have kidding area cleaned and bedded with fresh straw several days before the doe’s due […]
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. […]
Each year ADGA recognizes the top ten producing does in each breed from the prior year’s completed lactation records. See this page for a PDF of each year’s breed leaders.
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.
The August release is being completed and the ADGA registered does earning this status can be viewed at Elite Status
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.
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 2019 ADGA Advertisers To support companies who advertise in American Dairy Goat Association publications, buy products or use services […]
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.
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!
Bucks qualifying for the Young Sire Development Program have been posted for the 1st through 3rd quarters of 2018. Go to the list!