Dexter cattle by John Hays

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Published by J. Hays in [Comptche, CA] .

Written in English

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Statementby John Hays.
ContributionsAmerican Dexter Cattle Association.
LC ClassificationsSF199.D4 H38 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination2, vi, 63, [12] p., [7] p. of plates :
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2322905M
LC Control Number86206629

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An OK book for people with or interested in Dexter cattle. Strong points are the DNA explanations, probably the best I have seen.

There are a number of photos, but I thought the photos could be improved somewhat to make this a more "coffee table" book. Overall, a good (but not spectacular) book for people beginning with Dexter cattle/5(28). Dexter cattle are cute cows known for their small size.

These miniature cows Dexter cattle book be carefully cared for, and readers learn how they can do this as they discover fun facts about Dexter cattle.

Essential science topics, such as animal life cycles, are presented in an engaging way through clear main text and additional fact boxes.5/5(1).

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Order your copy of Dexter Cattle, A Breeder’s Notebook. It is a great resource for Dexter breeders. Mail a check for $34 (includes shipping) to Stefani Millman P.O. Box Covington, WA Or, provide this book as a gift for new Dexter buyers, to help them get started with the breed.

Buy 5 copies for $, including shipping. For Sale. In April,The American Kerry and Dexter Cattle Club published Volume 1 of their herd book. Although both Kerry cattle and Dexter cattle are published in this book, the two types of cattle are separated into two separate breeds with different breed descriptions for each.

The Dexter breed originated in Ireland. The smallest native breed of cattle in the British Isles, they are hardy, dual-purpose cattle, producing excellent beef and milk, an ideal suckler cow for conservation grazing.

We support Dexter cattle owners and breeders, offering advice and a. To establish standards for the breeding of Dexter Cattle as dual purpose animals. To compile and publish a herd book of Dexter Cattle in Canada by March 1st of each year. To require a practical and effective means of uniquely identifying Canadian Dexter Cattle.

To establish rules of. Our hope is that Dexter cattle will be a solution to renewed interest in alternative ways to farm. People are demanding fresh wholesome foods, and the local small-scale dairy can provide for these needs.

I first found out about Dexter cattle while surfing the web in At that time I was a city dweller and was looking for my perfect farm. Milk from Dexter cows contains a higher level of butterfat than traditional milk breeds.

The breed book, the history of Dexters, has been in existence Dexter cattle book the s and every registered animal is recorded there. There are genetic similarities between the Kerry cow and the Dexter, but they are now considered to be separate breeds.

Inthe cattle with the original numbers assigned to them, were thus included in Volume One of the “Kerry and Dexter Herd Book”, as published by the Royal Dublin Society in Ireland.

The Royal Dublin Society, Volume One included Kerry bulls, Kerry cows, 26 Dexter bulls and Dexter cows. Dexter cattle. [Alix Wood] -- Text and photographs introduce readers to Dexter cattle, including what they look like, how they behave, and how to care for them.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alix Wood. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:   The American Kerry and Dexter Cattle Herd Book, Vol. 1: Containing All Registrations and Transfers Up to and Including Decem (Classic Reprint) American Kerry and out of Reviews: 2.

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Dexter cattle [Hays, John] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dexter cattleAuthor: John Hays. Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Dexter Cattle: A Breeder's Notebook is a collection of notes and photo illustrations on the history, selective breeding, management, and genetics of Dexter Cattle.

The information has been gathered over twenty years of Dexter breeding. Dexter cattle are a miniature cattle breed for small farms and homesteads. We have information here on Dexter cows for both meat and milk and what to feed them. Originating from Ireland more than a century ago, they are dual purpose cattle, raised for both milk and meat, and because of their size, are the ideal house cow for hobby farmers.

The purpose of the American Dexter Cattle Association is to encourage the breeding of high quality Dexter cattle, to maintain an online herd book of ADCA breeders and registered animals, to maintain a system of registry for the registering of Dexters, to assemble and disseminate information about the Dexter breed, and, in general, to protect, improve, develop, and promote the interests and standing of.

Pros of Dexter Cattle Small Size. Yes, Dexter cattle are small. Though their size can vary from a large dog all the way up to small Jersey, they’re still a lot smaller than say a Holstein or Guernsey.

That’s a real benefit, especially if you new to cows or if your children will be handling them. Large ones can be intimidating. And rightly so. Dexter cattle are among the smallest cattle in the world, they are a useful and productive dual purpose breed.

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There are two varieties of Dexters, short legged and long legged. Milk and beef production and other characteristics are generally the same for both types.” Dexter Cattle for Sale. Dexter Cattle, Camus Farm, Ardfield, Clonakilty, Cork, Ireland.

likes. Dexters, Ireland’s native beef breed, descended from the mountain cattle of Southern Ireland. American Kerry And Dexter Cattle Herd Book, Volume 1 Paperback – Septem by American Kerry and Dexter Cattle Club (Creator) This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional Rating: % positive.

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Dexter Cattle Australia; Animal Search; Registration. Dexter Cattle Dexter cattle came to the United States from England and Ireland in the early ’s. The most noticeable feature of a Dexter is its size; it is one of the smallest cattle breeds. A mature Dexter stands only about half as tall as a full-grown Holstein, and weighs about half as much.

Raising Dexter Cattle for Beginners Raising Dexter cattle is not something new. This type of cattle are an ancient breed. They are the smallest breed of cattle of British origin and are bred both for milk and for meat.

They are predominantly black in color, but can also be red or dun. Dexters are a. Dexter cattle are a breed of cattle originating in Ireland. The smallest of the European cattle breeds, they are about half the size of a traditional Hereford and about one-third the size of a Holstein Friesian milking cow.

A rare breed until recently, they are now considered a recovering breed by. Join The Dexter Cattle Society and benefit from newsletters and more. Join the Society. The Society. Society Representatives; Society Registration Procedures; Forms & Fees; Constitution; Merchandise; News & Events; Groups.

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We started out with four Dexters and fell so incredibly in love with the breed that we now have a herd of over We have been raising Dexters now for the last 10 years and have expanded.

Dexter Cattle. I had researched different breeds of cattle for years. In my area as is common throughout the United States the mighty Angus is the most common breed of cattle.

Angus were the only cattle I had first hand experience with and I have nothing against them, but I wanted something different and more manageable for the small operation. Dexter cattle are known to be one of the smallest pure breeds of cattle in the world today.

Dexter cows are really prolific and can continue to breed and produce healthy offspring right into their 20’s. Their small size, gentle nature and good posturing make them the perfect choice for. Today’s Dexter cattle descend from a herd of hardy Irish mountain cattle assembled by Mr.

Dexter, agent to Lord Hawarden, around Dexter roots trace to the tiny Celtic cattle of ancient Eire. Irish fanciers established a Dexter registry in and an American version followed in Dexter cattle are among the smallest of cattle breeds in the world, standing 40" tall and weighing – pounds.

Though size is the breed’s most distinguishing characteristic, the Dexter is a useful and productive, multi‑purpose animal. The Dexter originated in southern Ireland during the early s. The Canadian Dexter Cattle Association was founded inquickly registering cattle.

The Canadian registry now receives about to animals a year. The population is estimated at White Dexter Cattle have all the qualities of the Dexter Breed – beef, milk and oxen – in a brand new package. This is a fully upgraded breed with a quality registry to maintain the pedigree records.

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