Useful Info

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How to Measure Height

It is important to learn to stand your animals the right way to measure their height correctly. If you are measuring incorrectly you can easily add on or take off an extra inch or...

Tattooing Your Goats

  MDGA accepts tattoos and/or microchips as forms of identification; however, you MUST assign and list your animal’s tattoo sequence (both right and left ears) on the registration application! The tattoo serves as permanent,...

Breed Calculations

Figuring Percentages: Let’s say you’re breeding a 75/25 mini buck to a 62.50/37.50 mini doe. Take the “standard” part of the percentage from both parents (75 and 62.50), add them together (75 + 62.50...

Understanding Generations

Understanding Generations

Understanding Generations: A first generation (F1) is either a cross between a Nigerian Dwarf (ND) and a standard-sized doe (one of the recognized dairy breeds) OR a cross between a miniature dairy goat and a...