The New York State Dairy Goat Breeders
Association Inc. was founded May 12, 1962 .
The first meeting was organized by then
president Ed Dochniak at the Hotel Oneida in Oneida, N.Y.
The original purpose of those first members and
organizers isn't far from our purpose today.
We are still a family oriented, non-profit
organization whose members work together to promote dairy goats
and their products.
This includes dairy goat health, management, and husbandry, the
production of milk, cheese, and soap as well as the sharing of
recipes that use goat products. We encourage the promotion of
dairy goats through exhibition and showmanship, public
awareness, and education. The NYSDGBA also promotes the marketing of quality
animals and products as well as the continued improvement of
milk production and animal conformation in each of the
As a club we offer a bi-monthly newsletter
and potluck gatherings held at different
locations throughout the
are filled with educational speakers, the planning of future
events such as fund raisers, an annual double ring show held in
June, the New York State Fair along with the sponsorship of a
showring at New York's well know Super Buck Extravaganza which
is held annually in May.
Members also enjoy and benefit from the sharing of
experiences and ideas of others.
We want to thank you for visiting our
website and hope you'll find it educational and enjoyable.
Please join us at our next meeting!
Details about location and contact information can be
found on the schedule page.
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If you would like to join the NYSDGBA,
click here for an application.