Goat Association ~
The American Dairy Goat Association collects, records and
preserves the pedigrees of dairy goats. It provides genetic, management,
and related services to dairy goat breeders. Shows and production
testing give breeders and exhibitors opportunities to compete. These
programs permit progress in breeding for type, quality and ability to
ADGA Genetics and ADGA Type
These two services are endorsed
by the American Dairy Goat Association but are managed & paid
for independently. These direct links provide a faster connection to
Committee & Products Competitions ~
The ADGA Products Committee was formed to investigate ways to bring
Dairy Goat Products to the attention of the buying public and encourage the
use of these products. Some of the major events that the committee helps to
sponsor is the ADGA Cheese
Competition and the ADGA Body Care Products Competition. Both of these events
held at the ADGA National Convention each year and bring entrants from
the United States.
Dairy Goat Journal
Information, ideas, and insights for everyone who raises, manages, or just loves goats.
Each issue provides timely articles about raising, breeding, and marketing dairy goats, as well as health issues and recent news of
interest to goat owners and the dairy goat industry.
Iowa Dairy Goat
A non-profit organization to promote and support public goat-related
exhibitions, publish and distribute literature on the goat industry,
publish a newsletter to provide communication and distribute information
related to dairy goats, provide practical and scientific instruction in
the breeding and care of dairy goats and their products, and aid in the
marketing of quality dairy goat products.
United Caprine News is a monthly, all-breed goat periodical and a source
of information on the care, management and feeding of goats. It contains
information on all aspects of goatkeeping, including health, feeding,
breeding, housing, showing, milking and routine care. Also included is
information on club activities, show updates, features on goat producers
and caprine industry advertising that references supply dealers and
breeders from all over the United States.
Goat Association ~
The Wisconsin Dairy Goat Association website is a comprehensive source
of information for anyone interested in goats—from commercial dairies to
hobby farmers to 4-H and FFA students. They provide a great link to a
new Wisconsin publication of more than 160 pages on best management
practices for dairy goat management. Check out their resources
page for more information.
Manitoba Goat Association
"Working together locally, provincially,
nationally and internationally, the Manitoba Goat Association (MGA)
strives to encourage, promote and develop long-term rewarding
experiences with goats in Manitoba. The Manitoba Goat Association
welcomes all persons interested in goats regardless of the reason for
ownership. Even if you do not own a goat; a desire to learn about,
promote and care for these adaptable, friendly, multipurpose animals,
the Manitoba Goat Association can be a valuable resource for you."
Looks like an interesting website with information on events, fact
sheets, featured farms, etc.