Extended Lactation, Proven Dairy Herd, Great conformation, Easy to milk

Registry Titles

Registry Legend:

American Goat Society: AGS
Nigerian Dwarf Goat Association: NDGA
American Dairy Goat Association: ADGA
International Dairy Goat Registry: IDGR
Miniature Dairy Goat Association: MDGA
The Miniature Goat Registry: TMGR

Milk Titles and Meanings

Title
AGS

Definition
AGS

Title
NDGA

Definition
NDGA

Title
ADGA

Definition ADGA

*D Doe
1) One-day test or
2) Progeny or
3) 305 DHI Owner Sampler
*DD One day test *M Doe
1) DHIR advanced registry or
2) One-day test, progeny or Owner Sampler DHIR tests
AR*D Doe
305 DHI, not on Owner Sampler
*DAR Meets requirements for 305, but milked less than 305 days
ARMCH Master Champion with an AR title DLT* Does
1) Milk full 305 days and
2) Meet quota for either butterfat or milk
+S Buck
1. A buck that has 3 *D out of three different does or,
2. A buck that has 2 +S sons or,
3. A buck that has 2 AR *D or *D daughters and 1 +S son
DLT+ Does
1) Milk full 305 days and
2) Meet quota for butterfat and milk
*B Buck
Based upon buck’s parents
++S Buck
1. A buck that has 3 *D daughters out of three different does and 2 +S sons
2. A buck can only earn two pluses, one for sons and one for daughters.
*DP
Does Progeny
1) 3 daughters, from at least 2 sires, that have each earned a star award (*)
,*note
2)
2 sons, from 2 sires, that each have a Progeny award (+DS).
*note
3) 2 daughters that each have earned a star award (*) from at least 2 sires and 1 son that has a Progeny
award (+DS)
+B Buck
Based upon buck’s progeny
*S Buck
1. A buck whose sire is a *S, +S, ++S, or ++*S and dam is a *D or an AR*D in both milk and butterfat or,
2. A buck whose dam is a *D or an AR *D in both milk and butter fat, and the sire’s dam is a *D or an AR *D in both milk and butter fat.
+DS Bucks

1.) He has 3 daughters,
out of 3 different dams, that have an *earned
a Production Award in NDGA,
2.) He has 2 sons, out of different dams, that have a progeny award (+DP) award or equivalent (+DS),
3.) He has 2 daughters,
out of 2 different dams, that have an *earned
a Production Award in NDGA and 1

son that has earned a Progeny Award (+DS), in NDGA

++B Buck Advanced Registry (DHIR)
1) 3 AR daughters from 3 different dams and
2) 2 of the dams must be ADGA registered and
3) 2 AR sons
+*S Buck
inherited star and a plus for sons or daughters
+DAR Bucks
who have 3 daughters, out of 3 different dams, that have a Production Award, that was not received by way of a One Day Test
++*S Buck
inherited star and a plus for sons and a plus for daughters
*DS Bucks

1) Dam has an Advanced Registry + Award (DAR+) or One Day Award (*DD)
**note
and his sire has a
Progeny Award (+DS or +DAR).
2) Dam has an Advanced Registry + Award (DAR+) or One Day Award *DD
**Note
and his sire’s dam
has an Advance Registry + Award (DAR+) or One Day Award (*DD)
*DG Buck
Dwarf Genetics

Title

MDGA

Definition MDGA

Title
TMGR

Definition TMGR

*D Doe
1) DHI milk test (or 3 one-day tests where one is during first 3 months of lactation) or
2) One-day test or
3) Progeny
a) 3 *D daughters or
b) 2 *D daughters and 1 +s or *S son or
c) 2 * S or +S sons
*S Buck
1) Both parents are * parents or
2)
both his dam and his sire’s dam have earned stars
+S Buck
1) sired 3 AR or *D daughters from 3 different dams or
2) 2 +S sons or
3) 2 *D daughters and 1 +S son
Title
IDGR
Definition IDGR IDGR has some different Milk awards: 305 days in milk, 30-day test, butterfat, lactation length and lifetime. Also the milk awards have 3 levels of requirements: yellow (lowest), red (medium), blue (highest). Testing can be Barn Records or DHIA
*M-Y Doe
Milk test, Yellow award
*M-R Doe
Milk test, Red award
*M-B Doe
Milk test, Blue award
*MF-Y, *MF-R
8MF-B
Doe
Milk test for butterfat, yellow, red or blue category
*ML-Y
*ML-R
*ML-B
Doe
Lactation award for yellow, red, blue categories
*MP-Y
*MP-R
*MP-B
Doe
Lifetime awards for yellow, red and blue categories
*B Buck
1) dam and paternal grand dam have received stars or
2) dam has a star and who has 2 daughters with stars or
3) 3 daughters that have earned stars

Registration Numbers

Title

AGS

Title
NDGA

Title
ADGA

Title
MDGA

Title
TMGR

Title
IDGR

Definition

-f Committee Registered foundation Nigerian Dwarf
D- Nigerian Dwarf
AMN American Mini Nubian
GXN Recorded Grade Mini Nubian
N (PB, AM etc) Nubian and the PB or AM etc. means purebred or American
GND Recorded Grade Nigerian Dwarf. Percentage of Nigerian dwarf is also listed)
ND Purebred Nigerian Dwarf

 

Show Titles and Meanings

Title

AGS

Title

NDGA

Title

ADGA

Title

MDGA

Title
TMGR

Definition

MCH PGCH CH FGCH Permanent show champion
ARMCH GCH Permanent show champion, with with an AR milk test title
SG Superior Genetics, based upon DHIR milk test and Linear Appraisal
SGCH Superior Genetics and show Champion

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