Miniature Dairy Goat Association

 

 Show & Milk Award Titles

MDGA:

Prefixes:
FCH
= (Champion); awarded when a goat wins a Grand Champion award three different times.

FMCH = (Finished Champion); awarded when a goat both achieves Champion status and earns a production award. With this award, the animal becomes a Permanent Grand Champion.

VCH = Awarded when a goat wins a Grand Champion award in an MDGA virtual show three different times under at least two different judges.

VMCH = Awarded when a goat both wins a Grand Champion award in an MDGA virtual show three different times under at least two different judges and earns a production award.

Suffixes:
*P
= Awarded to a doe that has been tested for milk ability and has successfully produced the required amount of milk or butter fat poundage.

*B (star buck) = A buck that has had its dam, sire, and/or sire’s dam earn a production star (*P).

+B (plus buck) = A buck that has three *P daughters out of three different dams, OR two +B sons, OR
                            two *P daughters
and one +B son.

++B (two plus buck) = A buck that has three *P daughters out of three different dams and*two +B sons.

*+B (plus star buck) = A buck that has had its dam, sire, and/or sire’s dam have earned earn a production star (*P) AND has three *P daughters out of three different dams, OR two +B sons, OR two *P daughters and one +B son.

 

ADGA:          

CH = Champion; awarded when a goat wins a Grand Champion award three different times.

GCH = Awarded when a goat both achieves Champion status and earns a production award. With this award, the animal becomes a Permanent Grand Champion.

SGCH = Indicates that a doe or buck is in the top 15% of the production index for that breed and has a Permanent Grand Champion status.

*M (star milker) = Awarded to a doe that has been tested for milk ability and has successfully produced the required amount of milk or butter fat poundage.

*B (star buck) = A buck that has had its dam, sire, and/or sire’s dam earn a production star (*M).

+B (plus buck) = A buck that has three *M daughters out of three different dams, OR two +B sons, OR
                              two *M daughters
and one +B son.

++B (two plus buck) = A buck that has three *M daughters out of three different dams and two +B sons.

*+B (plus star buck) = A buck that has had its dam, sire, and/or sire’s dam earn a production star AND that has three *M daughters out of three different dams, OR two +B sons, OR *two *M daughters and one +B son.   

 

AGS:

MCH = Master Champion; awarded when a goat wins a Grand Champion award three different times.

ARMCH = Awarded when a goat both achieves Champion status and earns a production award. With this award, the animal becomes a Permanent Grand Champion.

*D = Awarded to a doe that has been tested for milk ability and has successfully produced the required amount of milk or butter fat poundage.

*S (star sire) = A buck that has had its dam, sire, and/or sire’s dam earn a production star (*D).

+S (plus sire) = A buck that has three *D daughters out of three different dams, OR two +S sons, OR two *D daughters and one

 

 

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