"Goat Registry Goat Registration FAQ'S"

New Registry - If you have never registered this goat with the GoatWorld Goat Registry before, please choose this option. Close Window

Registration Update - If this goat has previously been registered with the GoatWorld Goat Registry, choose this option. You will be prompted to enter all changes in the registration form as if you were reregistering the goat. Close Window

Transfer of Ownership - If you have sold a goat that you have previously registered with the GoatWorld Goat Registry, please choose this option and enter all the information regarding the new owner. Close Window

Goat Name - Please enter the name you have chosen to permanently call your goat. Farm or ranch names are permitted before the name such as "Lazy G's Betsy" or Rockin' K's Steven... Close Window

Goat Breed - All breeds are accepted for registration. However, realizing that many registries may be for goats of mixed breed, you are asked to include such mixes as best known as you possibly can. A typical example would be a Nubian-Alpine cross. Simply enter "Nubian-Alpine". A Saanen-Nubian mix would be entered as "Saanen-Nubian". Close Window

Birth Date - Enter as accurately as possible the exact date of birth of your goat. If uncertain, please approximate the birth date by month and year only. Close Window

Number in Birth - Describe the birth in terms of total number of kids in the birth of your goat. If your goat was born along with 2 others, enter "3". Close Window

Birth Description - If you answered a total more than "1" in the Number of Birth question, please indicate (if known), the number of bucks and number of does in the birth including your own goat to be registered. Example: You answered "3" to the Number in Birth, your goat is a buck, there were 2 bucks and 1 doe in the birth, enter "2 bucks and 1 doe". Close Window

Sex - Simply enter the sex of your goat here. Buck (uncastrated). Doe. Or Wether (castrated). Close Window

Horn Information - If your goat presently has horns and you plan on leaving them intact, choose "Intact". If your goat has been dehorned (disbudded), choose "Disbudded". If your goat never developed horns, choose "Naturally Polled". If your goat has horns and you plan on removing them, choose "Disbudded". Close Window

Description of Goat - Carefully describe your goat in terms of color, markings, and features. Example: "Mostly black with white feet. White stripe on head. Straight, upward pointing ears". Close Window

Tattoo, Identification, Marks, Tag Number - Not all goats will be marked with any type of identification system. If this is true of your goat, simply enter "none". Other goats may be marked with a tattoo inside an ear or on the underside of the tail. You may enter this information as it appears here. If you use ear tags as a marking device, enter that number or letter here along with the tag color and which ear it is placed in. Tip: judge left or right ear by standing facing your goat. Close Window

Sire - The name of the Sire (father) of your goat. If unknown, enter "unknown". Close Window

Dam - The name of the Dam (mother) of your goat. If unknown, enter "unknown". Close Window

Sire's Sire - The name of the Sire's Sire (father's father) of your goat. If unknown, enter "unknown". Close Window

Sire's Dam - The name of the Sire's Dam (father's mother) of your goat. If unknown, enter "unknown". Close Window

Dam's Sire - The name of the Dam's Sire (mother's father) of your goat. If unknown, enter "unknown". Close Window

Dam's Dam - The name of the Dam's Dam (mother's mother) of your goat. If unknown, enter "unknown". Close Window

Owned By - You should enter your full name, first and last here. Joint ownership is allowed. Example: "Gary & Pamela Pfalzbot" or "John Smith" and "Jane Doe". Close Window

Farm/Ranch Name - Enter the name of your farm or ranch here. If none, enter "none". Close Window

Address 1 - Enter your physical address or P.O. Box here. See below for policy regarding posting your address. Please note, the address of the breeder does not appear for public display but if entered, will appear on the paper registration certificate. Close Window

Address 2 - Enter any other address information such as suite number, apt. #., etc. See below for policy regarding posting your address. Please note, the address of the breeder does not appear for public display but if entered, will appear on the paper registration certificate. Close Window

City - The city or township in which you reside. Close Window

State/Country - The state, country or province in which you reside. Close Window

Zip/Postal Code - The zip or postal code where you reside. Close Window

Telephone - Your telephone number including area code. See below for policy regarding posting your telephone number. Close Window

Email - Your contact email address. See below for policy regarding posting your email address. Close Window

Website - If you have a web site and want it displayed on your permanent Internet registration page for this goat, please enter it here. Close Window

Show Telephone/Show Email - We respect your privacy. At your request, we will or will not post your telephone number or email address for public display. However, this information will appear on the paper registration certificate you receive. The portion of this Breeder Information will not be posted for public display. Close Window

Show Location/Address - We respect your privacy. At your request, we will or will not post your location or physical address for public display. However, this information will appear on the paper registration certificate you receive. Close Window

Bred By - The name of the breeder (including yourself) who bred your goat. You should enter the full name, first and last here. Joint ownership is allowed. Example: "Gary & Pamela Pfalzbot" or "John Smith" and "Jane Doe". Close Window

Farm/Ranch Name - Enter the name of the breeders farm or ranch here. If none, enter "none" or leave blank. Close Window

City - The city or township in which the breeder resides. Close Window

State/Country - The state, country or province in which the breeder resides. Close Window

Zip/Postal Code - The zip or postal code where the breeder resides. Close Window

Telephone - The breeders telephone number including area code. The breeders telephone number will not be posted on the Internet but will appear on the paper registration if entered. Close Window

Email - The breeders contact email address. The breeders email address will not be posted on the Internet but will appear on the paper registration if entered. Close Window

Website - If the breeder has a web site and you want it displayed on your permanent Internet registration page for this goat, please enter it here. Close Window

Photograph Update - Each registration is entitled to add up to two (2) pictures per registration. The registrant can update these pictures at any time after one (1) year of initial registration for free during a 6 month window (after one year registrant can update the pictures for free during the next 6 months) after which a $5.00 per photograph update fee will be imposed. Close Window

Pictures - We will allow up to two (2) pictures per registration. Pictures can be sent in via email or via hardcopy (we will scan and return pictures with your paper registration certificate). Suggested picture poses are one (1) front picture and one (1) side picture. We will not post two pictures using the same view. Please note, your registration must include at least one picture of the goat you are registering, submitted within 45 days of the date your goat was entered into the Goat Registry database. More information on this can be found in our Policies section. Close Window

Payment - You may pay for your registration using either PayPal or Check or Money Order. Checks or Money Orders should be sent to the following address:

    GoatWorld Goat Registry
    c/o Gary Pfalzbot
    14685 County Road D
    Ordway, CO 81063
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