Windrush Farms Awards

Windrush Farms Boer Goat Awards

Ennoblements | Sire of Merit | Doe of Excellence

ABGA ENNOBLEMENT

The Ennoblement Program was implemented beginning in 1996. Over the years the policies and procedures have been modified. The purpose of the program is to recognize the “best of the best” to provide an incentive for improvement of the Boer Goat breed. All goats must be registered with the American Boer Goat Association.

Animals eligible for Ennoblement are Fullblood doe (100%), Purebred doe (93.75%, 15/16), Fullblood buck (100%) Purebred buck (96.88% or higher, 31/32). Animals are required to pass two visual inspections once they have reached 10 months of age or older.

An animal that passes two visual inspections needs to earn only 80 points to be Ennobled. However, the animal can only contribute 50 points toward his/her ennoblement and the remaining points must come from a minimum of three progeny (sons and/or daughters) who have also passed two visual inspections and must have a minimum of 5 points each.

An uninspected animal, including a deceased animal, can also earn Ennoblement but must have a total of 100 points. Three progeny are required to pass two visual inspections once they have reached 10 months of age or older and must have earned a minimum of 5 points each.

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ABGA SIRE OF MERIT

Animals, Fullblood bucks and Purebred bucks (31/32 or higher), are eligible to earn Sire of Merit but must be registered with the American Boer Goat Association. Registered Percentage Boer female progeny, who are direct offspring, are required to earn a total of 100 points to complete this award. A minimum of five offspring must earn a minimum of 5 points each of the total of the required 100 points.

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ABGA DOE OF EXCELLENCE

ABGA registered 50% through 88% Percentage Boer Does are eligible to earn Doe of Excellence. The Percentage doe must earn in any combination of herself and/or her female progeny 100 points. A minimum of 15 points out of the 100 points must be earned by her direct offspring. At least two point earning offspring are required for the doe to earn this award.

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