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 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 […]
ADGA Plus is a group of premium Performance Program services in addition to annual membership that are bundled into one lower rate.
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, […]
Renew your ADGA Membership to continue your benefits and avoid losing years toward Lifetime Membership, your herd tattoo or non-permanent herd name.
While Annual Convention events are cancelled, the Annual Board of Directors Meeting is still being held.
The verified election results are now in for the American Dairy Goat Association District Director Primary. Candidates below marked with an asterisk (*) next to their Membership Number are those who have accepted the nomination and will appear on the ADGA General Election ballots. To learn more about ADGA Election Procedures, consult your ADGA Guidebook or view this […]
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Please familiarize yourself with breed standards before buying a dairy goat. It is important to know the standards for yourself, just like knowing if a car you purchase can be titled and registered in your name.
ADGA Executive Committee working with ADGA Management has made the difficult decision regarding Linear Appraisal. We are looking forward to the return of full operations in 2021.
The following resources are presented by the ADGA Dairy Goat Well-being Task Force to assist farms and animal owners during the COVID-19 pandemic.
ADGA regrets to announce that the 2020 ADGA National Show for June 20-27, 2020 in Grand Island, Nebraska is being cancelled. Considerations include uncertainties and safety.
The ADGA office is still available to help with a temporarily reduced staff. Online Services are also available to those with an account.