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Welcome to the DAKOTA GOAT ASSOCIATION (DGA).

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Your DGA membership includes a full color newsletter called "Goat Prints" published six times a year. These are emailed to the membership, or, for an additional $10 per year, we'll print and smail them to our members. Each issue is 10 pages or more.

Each issue includes these types of articles:
  • DGA Activity Update
  • Article on featured topic
  • Health Corner
  • Youth Article - written by one of our youth members
  • Breed Spotlight
  • Recipe or do-it-yourself product
  • Producer Story
  • Congratulations Section for any type of achievements
  • Ads for any goat activities in the state
Click here to download a pdf of our most recent issue (May-June, 2018)
which
tells more about upcoming activities.


LISTING OF ARTICLES IN GOAT PRINTS - 2017

 

 

Focus Topic:

            Kidding – Jan-Feb

            Kid Care – Mar-Apr

            Showing – May-June

            Bucks – July-Aug

Nutrition - Sept-Oct

Winterizing – Nov-Dec – Deb McAvoy

 

Main Feature:

            Kidding Around – Jan-Feb – Amanda Long

Bottle Feeding – Mar-Apr – Deb McAvoy

Dam Raising – Mar-Apr – Jess Schuler  

Showmanship Tips – May-June – Aspen Lenning

Presenting Your Goat – May-June – LeAnn Harner

Bucklings, Bucks & Breeding – July-Aug – Amanda Long

General Nutrition - Sept-Oct - LeAnn Harner

            Winterizing Your Facilities – Nov-Dec – Deb McAvoy

 

Health Corner

            Veterinary Feed Directive – Jan-Feb – Dr. Gerald Stokka

Vaccination Program – Mar-Apr – North Carolina Extension Article

Biosecurity for Shows – May-June – Washington State 4-H Leader Guidebook

Urolithiasis (Urinary Calculi) – July-Aug – Sue Reith (Internet)

The Digestion Process - Sept-Oct – LeAnn Harner

Pregnancy Testing – Nov-Dec - LeAnn Harner

 

Youth Article:

            Addie Christensen – Nigerian Dwarfs – Jan-Feb

Aspen Lenning – Nubians – Mar-Apr

Kaitlyn & Kaydence Klein – Nubians – May-June

Justin & Samantha Johnson – Boers & Nubians – July-Aug

Kathryn Akin – Nubians - Sept-Oct

Abbie Berquist – Boers – Nov-Dec

 

Project/Recipe:

            Kid Coats – Jan-Feb – Lydia Gessele

Milk Feeders – Mar-Apr – LeAnn Harner

Chevre – May-June – Deb McAvoy

Cajeta – July-Aug – LeAnn Norton

Feeders - Sept-Oct – Troy Bragg

Kid Warmers – Nov-Dec - LeAnn Harner

 

Breed Article:

            Kikos – Mar-Apr – Lacey Enger

Nigerian Dwarfs – May-June – Sunni Benson

Angora – July-Aug – Peggy Krueger

Boers on the Range - Sept-Oct – Annie Hehn

 

Plus lots of information on DGA activities, programs and our members!