Your Goat’s DNA Could Be the Clincher for Your Goat Pedigree

A little look into DNA testing and a unique approach.

Your Goat’s DNA Could Be the Clincher for Your Goat Pedigree
Add to Favorites Reading Time: 4 minutes By Peggy Boone, owner of IGSCR-IDGR   Ethel’s story:  I am Ethel. Peggy purchased me in 2010, but when I was young nobody chose to keep records of my birth or parents or even register me. But Peggy believed I was a purebred Nigerian Dwarf and she also that I would provide value to her herd of dairy goats in milk production and conformation.  When I went to a show, the judge said he wished this one registered goat in my class had as perfect of an udder as I have. My udder is very high and tight, with great fore-udder and medial attachments. It deflates well, and I’m super easy to milk. I produced half a gallon a day at peak.  Even though I have passed on, I have left a lasting legacy in Peggy’s herd. She believed in me, even though others

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