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 […]
The relationship between goats and humans pre-dates recorded history. This is why they are so valuable.
On June 12, 1986, the American Dairy Goat Association presented six dairy goat kids to the US Department of Agriculture. The day is recognized as the first National Dairy Goat Awareness Day and was commemorated by a gathering under a tent near the Washington Monument in Washington, DC. At the presentation, a painting of President Ronald […]
National Dairy Goat Awareness Week is observed from the second Saturday in June to the third Saturday. Here are some suggested activities to promote dairy goats.