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Miniature Goat

Association for the Australian Miniature Goat, Pygmy Goat and Dwarf Goat.

Australian Miniature Goat

Welcome to the official website of the Miniature Goat Breeders Association of Australia (MGBA). The Miniature Goat Breeders Association (MGBA) is a breed Association for the Australian Miniature goat, Australian Pygmy goat and the Australian Dwarf goat. A non-profit membership organisation, with members nation wide the MGBA was established in 2007 by the founder of the breed along with the help of a handful of breeders. The Association’s focus is on perfecting and promoting the breed through maintaining strict breed standards and holding breed shows and displays Australia wide.

GENERAL PUBLIC ENQUIRIES
Queensland Karyn Atkinson 0438818414 karyn.a@live.com
New South Wales Donna Johnson 0428365211 flowalongminiaturegoats@gmail.com
Victoria Sam Doyle-Cox (03) 5944 3117, 0438 447 457, sam@platypusoutdoors.com
Tasmania Rod Krstic 0417 394 210, rodkrstic@viewmail.com.au
Western Australia Christine Falconer 0448844985 , isicup@activ8.net.au
Northern Territory Committee
South Australia Committee
REGISTRATION ENQUIRIES: Rosalie Convery on (07) 5547 7217 or 0404080550 Email: alan_rosalie@craigleahomestead.com
MEMBERSHIP ENQUIRIES: Simone O'Brien on (07) 5547 7217 or 0407118081 Email: contact@simoneobrien.com
Australian Breed established 2000
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Miniature Goat

The Australian Miniature Goat is an Australian breed that is a genetically small animal that has been developed by pairing carefully selected smaller statured animals of excellent type with small Australian bush goats to ensure hardiness of the animals. They are a "Designer Breed" with impeccable temperaments that come in all colours and combinations.
Grade Stock: Adult females (36mths) not exceeding 63.5cm, adult males (36mths) not exceeding 63.5cm in height, measured at the wither.
Herdbook purebred : Adult females (36mths) not exceeding 57cm, adult males (36mths) not exceeding 60cm in height, measured at the wither.

 

Breed to Australia 2015
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Pygmy Goat

The Pygmy Goat is characteristically a small, compact, wide, cobby, full barrelled, well-muscled large body in proportion to size of animal with disproportionately large circumference, short heavy boned legs and small head relative to body length, medium length erect ears, full straight coat, bucks with full beard and copious draping mane and does with proportionately sized udder. Solid, agouti and caramel body with dark points - with muzzle, crown, eyes and ears accented with intermingled white (roan) hair preferred, optional white patches / belly bands on barrel between point of elbow and stifle joint - distinct uniform pygmy markings preferred. Neatly disbudded, dehorned and polled accepted.

Adult females (24mths) not exceeding 57cm, adult males (36mths) not exceeding 60cm in height, measured at the wither.

 

Breed to australia 2015
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The Dwarf Goat is characteristically a high milk producing miniature dairy breed, refined of bone, deep wide capacious angular body, short legs, soft short coat, well defined proportionately sized udder with high, wide rear attachment, head characteristics similar to the alpine dairy goat, all colours accepted preferably with random markings distinct from the more uniform pygmy markings. Neatly disbudded, dehorned and polled accepted.

Adult females (24mths) not exceeding 57cm, adult males (36mths) not exceeding 60cm in height, measured at the wither.

 




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MEET THE MINI DAY - SUNDAY 5th July at Junabel Miniature Stud near Rockhampton QLD -Huge day out for Mini enthusiasts, horses, cows and Goats, Mini goat and horse racing, displays, food stalls and lots more. The MGBA will be there, so drop in and say hi! Info can be found here or Instagram "junabelminis" or Facebook: JunabelMiniatures. Contact Angela on 0409-270922.
 
FARM FANTASTIC CABOOLTURE - Mini Goat Display by Wild River Stud. Details coming
 
 

 

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