According to the USDA, Iowa’s milk goat inventories have been on the rise, increasing 74% since 2007. Iowa’s inventory of 33,000 head ranked 3rd in the U.S. for milk goats as of January 1, 2016.
Take a look at the latest Central States Dairy Goat Production Sale Market Report from the fall 2016 auction. Registered doelings averaged $525/head, and grade doelings averaged $345/head. The average registered mature buck sold for $977, and the average registered junior buck sold for $1549.