I recently came across a British Study on Dexter's and it was interesting that the British Dexter herd in 1969-1970 was reduced to 3 bulls and 25 cows, so they decided to relax the registry rules and allow some out-crossing.…"
"OPEN LETTER in response to Jeff’s letter.
I appreciate Jeff's heartfelt warning about the fact ADCA is requiring DNA testing on all animals they register.
It seems some feel that DNA testing is going to produce superior…"
"Nice to hear from you. I did try and track down the were abouts of Glenn Land Neil who's sire, was Llanfair's Polgaron with a progeny of over 100 listed on the ADCA pedigree site and 84 listed on the PDCA site. I was going to…"
"Hi Judy. I am looking for a bull by the name of Glenn Land Neil. I think you reg. a Lone Star July, born in 2012, that was out of this bull. Does the guy in Montana own him? Thanks Jean & Danielle of d.ds.dexters"
"Hi Roslynn, I just found your friend request from April. You are my first Dexter friend. I am Judy Crowder a Dexter breeder from Colbert, WA. I have a small herd of 5 girls. I am breeding for polled Dexters that do not carry PHA or…"
Nice to have another Dexter owner near by. I am about 90 miles south of you in Colbert WA. I am breeding for a polled herd and was happy my last two calves were A2A2 Beta Casein and none carries of PHA and Chondrodysplasia.…"
Welcome to the Dexter world. When I purchased my Dexter girls they were a year old and had never been handled and were very afraid of humans. I use the bucket with horse/cow cookies and at first did not work. So I placed them in a smaller…"
I was just posting pictures of my new calves and found you on the map. I live on the eastside in Colbert WA and just thought I would introduce myself. We joined about the same time. I am putting together a list of fairly local…"
"Lone Star Farm - Dexter's was formed in the summer of 2011 when we purchased two polled black heifers from Frank Hill who had a Dexter herd of around 100 in Idaho. Frank had a new bull, Glenn Land Neil (PDCA 201117) and we bred our heifers to…"
I am an offical cattle breeder now with two calves on the ground and I hope to have two additional calves in June or July 2013. Since we bred to a polled bull and have polled heifers hope to have polled calves summer of 2013. Our first calves from the summer of 2012 were a polled heifer and a horned bull. These was the girls first calves and they did a wonder job all on their own.