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 […]
ENTERING YOUR HERD IN THE ADGA DHIR PROGRAM Note: Search Knowledgebase for additional related articles. ADGA DHIR (Dairy Herd Improvement Registry) is a registry involvement with the Dairy Herd Improvement program. The DHI program is a system of statistically measuring a 305 day lactation by obtaining monthly milk weights and sampling the milk for components. […]
Youth under the ages of 21 with standard breed does on test producing 3000 lb. Milk or 100 lb. Butterfat or 90 lb. Protein in 305 days or less or miniature breed does producing 1200 lb. Milk 42 lb. Butterfat or 36 lb. Protein, in 305 days or less may apply for recognition on the Youth […]
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PERFORMANCE PROGRAMS FORMS Please see complete list under the Forms link. DHIR Enrollment DHIR Renewal List of Affiliates Verification Test Form ADGA_Height_form LA Eastern Region Map LA Western Region Map Linear Appraisal Schedule ADGA Plus Information One Day Milk Test
You can find number of online forms and downloadable pdf formats on ADGA.org. See the menu link for Forms for complete list or search for specific topics. General Forms AI Memo – pdf Service Memo – pdf Registration Application – pdf Certificate of Identification Application – pdf Tattoo Revision Request Online Web Form Tattoo Revision Request – […]
STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR DAIRY GOAT PRODUCTION TESTING Note: Search Knowledgebase or view categories for additional related articles. Effective January 1, 2015 SOP for Dairy Goat Production Testing Specific to Dairy Goats as a supplement to the NDHIA Uniform Operating Procedures
Author: Elizabeth Henning, Chair ADGA Genetic Advancement Committee This article will focus on the steps a breeder needs to take to obtain the genetic information on his/her own goats that will enable use of the numbers to make genetic progress. Two terms used in genetics that are important to understand are “phenotype” and “genotype.” Put […]
By learning to use Predicted Transmitting Abilities (PTAs) you can effectively plan breedings to improve specific traits in a dairy goat’s progeny. Learn how this works and how you can begin using this valuable information.
The PEDIGREE MAKER! See 2020 to date List DHIR, LINEAR APPRAISAL AND DNA MARKER TESTING IN ONE PACKAGE! Access enrollment forms here, scroll down to the performance programs section. The DHIR form has the ADGAPlus add-on. Includes 3 pre-paid DNA marker tests at a reduced rate (when you are ready to test, it is your […]