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10 years 9 months ago #28755 by tonhou
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We have begun with 4 dexter cows in the Whakatane area. They have all calved - 2 bulls, 2 heifers.
The cows are 3xG3 and 1xG2.
Looking forward to interaction with others on the forum.

--Tony

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10 years 9 months ago #392375 by Ruth
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Welcome! Have you farmed cattle before?

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10 years 9 months ago #392389 by oskatd
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Great choice, Dexters are an excellent place to start!

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10 years 9 months ago #392407 by Trace
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Welcome to the forum.

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10 years 9 months ago #392478 by digby
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yeah Dexters are great!
congratulations

Bye
Digby [:)]

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10 years 9 months ago #392649 by tonhou
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Have you farmed cattle before?

Yes, dairying with Jerseys - so I bring that mindset to farming Dexters.

--Tony

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10 years 9 months ago #392651 by Ruth
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Dairying mindset, small cattle mindset, pedigree breeding mindset, ...? I'm sure there will be others!

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10 years 9 months ago #392725 by eelcat
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The beefie that we have just started eating had a jersey mother and a dexter father. Steer was about 10 months old and is stunning meat.

1 Border collie, 1 Huntaway, 2 Lhasa Apsos, Suffolk and arapawa ewe crosses, an Arapawa ram,an East Friesian ewe , 5 cats, 42 ducks , 1 rooster and 30 hens, 5 geese, 12 goats, 2 donkeys, 2 house cows, one heifer calf, one bull calf, 3 rabbits and lots and lots and lots of fruit trees...

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