NOTICE: Submission of a Linear Appraisal application subjects the applicant to all existing ADGA rules, procedures and protocols governing this program. Applicants agree to strict adherence to all SOPs and directives from ADGA Linear Appraisers, and said Appraisers, as employees and representatives of ADGA are granted discretion to terminate a linear appraisal session if the Appraiser determines that conditions are unsafe or that participants are failing to cooperate with the Appraiser’s directives. All program participants hereby grant to ADGA the right to provide scores resulting from this program through ADGA publication media and to use scores as needed for any research or study project. Participants grant ADGA permission to photograph animals for use in LA program purposes of high score verification, as well as developing an educational photo library.
APPLICATION FEE: PROVIDE PAYMENT DETAILS BELOW.
VALUE!: $5.00 DISCOUNT for LA if you are currently enrolled in DHIR.
$45 Postmarked before April 15, 2021
$75 Postmarked after April 15, 2021 **if herd can be accommodated in scheduling.
First 1-25 Adult Animals .................…$350.00 fee
Next 26-50 Adult Animals ...............…$9.50 each
Next 51+ Adult Animals ..................…$6.50 each
Young Stock will not be appraised in 2021
$35 application fee will be honored for herds that carried over 2020 application fees
Minimum Stop as Host Herd: Responsible for $350 Minimum Stop Fee. Total fees will be calculated based on total number of animals presented for Host and any Transport herds and apportioned among participants based on percentage of total goats scored. Host herds will be listed in the member portion of the ADGA website.
Transport goats to Host Herd: (Transport herds MUST recieve permission from Host!) Transport Herd Animal Fees will be based on the total animals presented for the Host and any transport herds and apportioned among participants based on total goats scored
Minimum Stop – Private/not hosting: It is unlikely that we can accommodate individual stops with less than 16 animals.
Special Session ($100 Application Fee):if scheduling allows. 2021 specials need to be ‘out of season’ (October - March) and depend on appraiser availability.
Members: You can add funds to your ADGA account by clicking HERE
Payment must be received within 14 days of the application date. We will not retain the application after that time. The fee increases on April 15th if application and payment has not been received.
COVID-19 AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE OUTBREAK PRECAUTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
GUIDANCE: Guidelines provided by the CDC and State and Local Health Departments are to be referenced.
MASKS: The appraiser and the handler shall wear masks and maintain a physical distance of 6 feet, as much as possible.
PHYSICAL DISTANCING: Masks and physical distancing is required for all present. A distance of 20 feet is recommended for non-handlers. Outdoor sessions are strongly recommended. Only one herd is to be present in the appraisal area at a time.
SYMPTOMS, RESCHEDULING: If an owner or family member housed with them has any of the following, they must immediately contact the ADGA office to reschedule or cancel their appraisal:
SESSION TERMINATION: If at any time, an appraiser deems a session to be unsafe, they may terminate the session immediately. A session termination by the Appraiser will result in a forfeiture of animal fees
Indemnification and Release: To the fullest extent permitted by law, applicant shall defend, indemnify, pay, and hold harmless ADGA, its agents, employees, representatives, successors, and assigns from and against any and all claims, demands, fines, suits, actions, proceedings, fees, orders, decrees, judgments, costs and expenses, including court costs and attorney’s fees, resulting from or in connection with injury or damage to any property or person, including death, arising out of or resulting from the performance of any part or aspect of the linear appraisal program and the use or occupancy of Applicant’s property. In addition, I Agree to Abide by All ADGA Linear Appraisal Program Rules.
In addition, I HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO ABIDE BY ALL ADGA LINEAR APPRAISER PROGRAM RULES AND PROTOCOLS, to specifically include COVID-19 protocols related to correct mask wearing at all times, physical distancing and sanitizing, and agree and understand that the ADGA Linear Appraiser may terminate the appraisal session if at any time the Appraiser observes protocol violations or other wise determines the session is unsafe.
I HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO ABIDE BY ALL ADGA LINEAR APPRAISER PROGRAM RULES AND PROTOCOLS
By clicking the button below to submit this application, I agree to the above terms.