The complete Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Linear Appraisal Evaluations is available in PDF Format. The document includes a program summary, guidelines for appraisers as well as herd owners and scoring details. Information may also be included related to past and future Linear Appraisal Education Program sessions. ADGA Standard Operating Procedures for Linear Appraisal Evaluations […]
American Dairy Goat Association is pleased to announce the hiring of their first Executive Director. Learn more about Lance Gerlach.
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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 current rates for services offered such as membership, dairy goat registration, transfers, performance programs and supplies.
ADGA is pleased to announce a temporary solution for submitting DNA requests until the DNA ordering process is fully functional in the new NG software.
These instructions will help you complete the ADGA Registration or Recordation Application. Some registrations can also be completed online using the ADGA Next Generation Software.
Rules related to registering the Guernsey Dairy Goat breed with the American Dairy Goat Association are now available.
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.
ADGA is pleased to announce that a new Performance Programs Manager has been hired. Jim VanDerlinde has been an ADGA member since 1994, has exhibited in seven ADGA National Shows and is the breeder of the 2002 National Jr Champion Toggenburg. Jim has experience with ADGA’s Linear Appraisal Program, Holstein young sire genetic improvement programs, […]
This dairy goat management calendar is offered as a guide to assist you in preparing for each season. Some breeds and breeders may have unique needs or practice out-of-season breeding. Always seek the advice of your small ruminant veterinarian and never disregard professional advice or delay seeking professional veterinarian assistance because of something you read […]
A farm name may be the formal or incorporated name for your farm. You need to know how this relates to your dairy goats and registry account.
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.
You can choose from eight different membership types. This will help you know which membership is best for you.
Breed paintings by Lynn Fancher are copyrighted for exclusive use by the American Dairy Goat Association. These copyrighted paintings may not be copied or used in digital format without permission. However, you may purchase these type correct paintings as 9 x 12 inch color prints for $3.25 each or $12.00 for the set. To order […]
This is how ADGA Linear Appraisers are trained and the benefits they receive for their valued work.
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.
Understanding the parts of goat’s name will help you name your animals and understand something about a goat when you see its name.
Final Tabulation Report This report is from an independent CPA who has followed the agreed-upon procedures for tabulating ballots as specified in the current ADGA Guidebook. Learn more about how ADGA is governed >>
The ADGA Information Management Committee recently hosted a demonstration of the new computer system currently known as “NG” (for Next Generation) for the ADGA Board of Directors. The demonstration was followed by a question and answer session. New Computer System Features NG will provide many new and expanded features some of which include: Full access to all of your animal data including show awards, […]