The Perfect Family Cow? The Pros & Cons of Raising Dexter Cows (from someone who used to own them but doesn't anymore)

The Perfect Family Cow? Pros & Cons of Dexter Cattle

The Perfect Family Cow? The Pros & Cons of Raising Dexter Cows. We raise Dexter cattle they are awesome but this should be helpful if someone is interesting in looking into the breed.

Raising Dexter Cattle Tips - Considerations Before You Venture Into It by howtoraisecattle via slideshare

Discover more vital tips about raising wagyu cattle facts and how to raise cattle successfully using the right way

All About Irish Dexter Cattle Mary Jane Phifer Heritage Cattle

All About Irish Dexter Cattle – Homesteading and Livestock

With the increase in small-scale farming activities, people are looking not only at backyard poultry but also into raising backyard livestock. This post is about Mary Jane Phifer’s experience with Irish Dexter cattle, a small-sized dual-purpose.

All About Irish Dexter Cattle – Homesteading and Livestock – MOTHER EARTH NEWS

All About Irish Dexter Cattle – Homesteading and Livestock

With the increase in small-scale farming activities, people are looking not only at backyard poultry but also into raising backyard livestock. This post is about Mary Jane Phifer’s experience with Irish Dexter cattle, a small-sized dual-purpose.

Dexter cattle are ideal for small homesteads.

VIEW FROM SHADOWS END - simple living, self reliance, and the good life: Dexter and Kerry cows: heritage Irish cattle for small homesteads.

Well I finally got around to building the girls a milking stanchion. You may be wondering why I'm building one now when it still nearly a year before it will be used. Well at the rate it is takin...

Cow Milk Stanchion

Dexter Miniature Cows - only needs 1/2 an acre and produces 3 gallons of milk a day!

Homestead Cows For Sale, Milking Cows For Sale, Miniature Cows For Sale and Mini Cows For Sale from Dexter Cattle.

"Dexter cattle are the smallest of the European cattle breeds, being about half the size of a traditional Hereford and about one third the size of a Friesian (Holstein) milking cow. They were considered a rare breed of cattle, until recently, but are now considered a recovering breed by the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy. The Dexter breed originated in Ireland."  I want one of these cows!! They are awesome!!!

Small Livestock: All About the Different Kinds of 'Miniature' (or just plain small)Farm Animals

"Dexter cattle are the smallest of the European cattle breeds, being about half…

Dexter Cattle: Mini Cows Are Perfect For Preppers and Small Homesteads

Dexter Cattle: Mini Cows Are Perfect For Preppers and Small Homesteads

Of traditional farm animals which can help keep the family well-fed year round or during a long-term disaster, Dexter cattle stand out among the rest.

Dexter Cattle.  The perfect small cow for the small farm.  Can pull a plow or wagon, produces 1 - 2 gallons of milk a day and provides lean meat ( 250 lbs at 12 mos old and up to 500 lbs by 24 mos old).  They eat half as much as a full grown cow and 1 cow can be sustained on 1/2 acre.  These cattle are not hybrids or cross breed to obtain their size or attributes.  Originally from Ireland and imported to the USA

Ideal Small Farm Cows: Dexter Cattle - Homesteading and Livestock

The perfect small cow for the small farm. (meat, milk, and work animals)

You can spend a whole lot of money outfitting your home dairy, OR you can use the simple, improvised ideas in this post. HUGE savings!

Cheap Milking Equipment for Home Dairy

You can spend a whole lot of money outfitting your home dairy, OR you can use the simple, improvised ideas in this post.

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