Registering Your Goat

A List of Goat Registries plus Requirements for Joining

Registering Your Goat
Add to Favorites Reading Time: 5 minutes Goat registries are very beneficial when you want to have the best of a particular breed. Registries have listed breed standard requirements, and animals that don’t conform to the standards can’t be registered. This helps prevent unwanted characteristics or problems from becoming prevalent. Some rules for goat registration are fairly universal. In most cases, only goats with registered purebred parents can be registered. Also, if an animal is purchased, a transfer of ownership must be submitted before the new owner can register the goat. If the goat was already registered before purchase, then only the transfer of ownership is required. Dairy Goats ADGA (American Dairy Goat Association) — ADGA includes Alpine, LaMancha, Nigerian Dwarf, Nubian, Oberhasli, Saanen, Sable, and Toggenburg breeds. You can register online at www.adga.org. Membership is not required for goat registration, but it lowers the registration fee and provides many

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