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Tattoo
Tattoo Letter Designations
By Linda Campbell
Oct 27, 2002, 10:24pm

From The American Dairy Goat Association Guidebook: The following letters are recommended by aDGA to designate the year of birth.  Each animal would have a unique tattoo.  For example the first three kids born on a particular farm in 1989 would have A1 A2, A3 tattoos respectively.  This would be placed in the left year, with the breeder's designated letters in the right.

1989-A
1990-B
1991-C
1992-D
1993-E
1994-F
1995-H
1996-J
1997-K
1998-L
1999-M
2000-N
2001-P
2002-R
2003-S
2004-T
2005-V
2006-W
2007-X

G, I, O, Q and U are not used. 

http://adga.org/

The following are the recommendations of the American Boer Goat Association:

1993-E 1994-F 1995-G 1996-H 1997-J 1998-K 1999-L
2000-M 2001-N 2002-P 2003-R 2004-S 2005-T 2006-V
2007-W 2008-X 2009-Y 2010-Z 2011-A 2012-B 2013-C
2014-D The letters I, O, Q and U are not used.     

http://www.abga.org/register.html


 

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