The Dairy Goat Business

Regional, national, and global demand for fresh goat milk and goat milk products continues to grow.  Browse the IDGA site for support resources and information for planning and goal-setting for your dairy goat enterprise.

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Please note that goats registered through approved breed registries do NOT need to have a scrapies tag! If your county fair is requiring tags, please make this policy available to them: https://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/animal_diseases/scrapie/downloads/approval_registry_tattoos.pdf

IDGA is proud to announce the winners and donors of the 2020 Share-A-Kid Program, where youth from across the state of Iowa have a chance to win a doeling of their own by way of a competitive essay contest.

We of the Iowa Dairy Goat Association care deeply about the well-being of our friends, family, and goat-keeping colleagues.  Due to COVID19 concerns, the Showing and Fitting Clinic and IDGA Spring Classic Show have been cancelled.

 

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“To provide practical and scientific instruction in the breeding and care of dairy goats and their products.” - This is directly from the 1967 founding objectives of the Iowa Dairy Goat Association and it remains a pertinent and thriving component of the organization today, over 50 years later.

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IDGA is a non-profit organization with the following objectives:

● To maintain a website and publish a newsletter (provide communication and distribute information related to dairy goats.)

● To provide practical and scientific instruction in the breeding and care of dairy goats and their products.

● To aid in the marketing of quality dairy goat products.

 

2015 IDGA Share-A-Kid Winner Ellie Karr (donor, Virden Creek Saanens)

In promotion of dairy goats

Be a part of a diverse and dynamic group of individuals all brought together by their common appreciation of the dairy goat and its products.