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ADCA Registered Dexter Cattle

We had been purchasing local grass fed beef from neighbors for several years and decided we would like to raise our own. We also wanted to have a family milk cow so we researched various breeds and decided Dexter cattle would be a perfect match for our needs.

Dexters are a dual purpose breed meaning that they are bred both for meat and milk production. They are also smaller than most cattle so they do not require as much feed and have a much lighter impact on pastures than the heavier breeds. We have been very pleased with our selection and enjoy the rich milk provided by Dixie. We've been amazed how much milk can come out of such a small cow. More than enough for our large family!

Bulls

Circle H's Jordan
ADCA Reg. No: 10668

Jordan was our first bull and is now working on a farm in Eastern Washington.

Mature Bull - For Sale Now

Back-Acres Toro, ADCA Reg. No: 020778

Toro was the next bull on our farm. We've had him about 6 years and unfortunately it's time to change him out. He's been very mild mannered and an easy keeper.

Bull Calf For Sale Now

Bull born: February 15, 2015

ADCA Reg. Name: To be determined

Sire: Back-Acres Toro

Dam: Flambard's Field Blackberry

Blackberry is an excellent mother that has produced some very outstanding calves.

We sold her mother, Iodine, who also has been producing high quality calves as has been evident in the show ring.

Excellent potential as a herd bull, 4-H project, or steer for meat.

From Naturally Polled Parents - Horns Unlikely

Ready for new home May 2015

 

Heifer Calves

All Sold - Check back in 2015

Heifer born: January 28, 2014 Reserved - Sold

ADCA Reg. Name: To be determined

Sire: Back-Acres Toro

Dam: Flambard's Field Blackberry

Excellent potential as family cow and/or milker.

From Naturally Polled Parents

Ready for new home May 2013

 

Previous Heifer Calves

 

Heifer born: December 18, 2011 SOLD

ADCA Reg. Name: Farnell's Black Beauty #027425

Sire: Back-Acres Toro

Dam: Flambard's Field Blackberry

Excellent potential as family cow and/or milker.

No horns - Naturally Polled

Bangs Vacinated

Ready for new home April 2012

 

Heifer born: March 29, 2012 SOLD

Sire: Back Acres Toro

Dam: Khaki Farmer Dixie

Another excellent potential as a family cow and/or milker.

Will be raised around and used to people.

Ready for new home August 2012.

 

We usually sell our heifer calves each year. We are expecting 3 calves born in 2015. We will also sell a bull if we have a deposit down within the first week of birth. Normally, we band the bulls and raise them for meat. Please contact us regarding reserving one of our calves. They are all family raised with lots of contact and can be custom raised to meet your needs.

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Blackberry with her heifer calf.

 

Calf Farnell's Big Bertha with mother Khaki Farmer Dixie