Important Info for
Minnesota Dairy Goat Breeders:
You must register your herd premises with the MN Board of Animal Health
http://www.bah.state.mn.us/MN Board of Animal Health
625 North Robert Street
St Paul, MN 55155
651-201-6807 / 651-296-7417 Fax
Goat Weight Chart ~ www.fiascofarm.com/goats/weight-chart.htm
Goat Drugs and Dosages ~ www.goatworld.com/health/meds/dosages.shtml
Tube Feeding Kids & Lambs (from Washington State University) ~ https://extension.wsu.edu/wam/tube-feeding-neonatal-small-ruminants-an-essential-skill-for-sheep-and-goat-farmers/
Internet Hay Exchange ~ www.hayexchange.com
American Dairy Goat Association ~ www.adga.org
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 produce.
ADGA Genetics ~ www.adgagenetics.org
ADGA Type ~ www.adgatype.info
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 the services.
ADGA Products Committee & Products Competitions ~ www.americandairygoatproducts.org
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 are held at the ADGA National Convention each year and bring entrants from throughout the United States.
Dairy Goat Journal ~ www.dairygoatjournal.com
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 Association ~ www.iowadairygoat.org
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.
Wisconsin Dairy Goat Association ~ www.wdga.org
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. www.wdga.org/resources/