Domestic goats along with sheep are humankind’s oldest domesticated species dating back some 10,000 years. For thousands of years, goats have been used for their milk, meat, hair, and skins over much of the world. In the last century they have also gained some popularity as pets. An ideal family dairy animal, the dairy goat […]
ADGA registered dairy goats with superior genetics and high production records are in high demand internationally. This is a guide to help owners of ADGA registered dairy goats determine if exporting dairy goats is right for you and how to navigate the process.
You’ve decided you want dairy goats, but don’t know where to start. Here are some steps you may find useful in gathering information for success.
Understanding the parts of goat’s name will help you name your animals and understand something about a goat when you see its name.
The relationship between goats and humans pre-dates recorded history. This is why they are so valuable.
The dairy goat’s popularity continues to increase rapidly as more people discover the dairy goat’s appeal, utility and productiveness. The female dairy goat is a doe; the male, a buck; the young, kids; and a castrated male, a wether. Their life span is eight to twelve years. Some of the basics to know about the […]
Deciding to turn a hobby goat herd into a working dairy can seem like a daunting task. On the other hand, by contacting the right people the job can become easier. The first place you should go is your state’s dairy division. They have the rules and regulations to live by as well as great […]
On a worldwide basis, more people drink the milk of goats than any other single animal. A dairy doe should be milked in the same manner as a dairy cow, using good dairy hygiene. Does may be milked by hand or machine. The milk requires the same careful attention to cleanliness and cooling as any […]