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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Purebred Sable Herd Book Sire and Dam are both Purebred Saanen and the animal meets Sable breed standard. Sire and Dam are both Purebred Sable and the animal meets Sable breed standard. In addition, the purebred herd book will be open, just as the LaMancha purebred herd book is. This means that when an […]
To re-register your AGS or CGS animals with ADGA, you will send their original AGS/CGS certificates, any transfer records (which you can obtain from AGS) & an ADGA application, with the correct fee, to the ADGA office.