Promoting the Dexter breed of cattle2019-02-08T16:44:42+00:00

THE DEXTER CATTLE SOCIETY

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.

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We support Dexter cattle owners and breeders, offering advice and a range of services.

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Currently 1,460 Society members from all over Europe are registering 4,000+ pedigree cattle each year.

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DEXTER BEEF

Delicious Pedigree Dexter Beef is a outstanding quality product and tastes as beef used to taste.

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BREED HISTORY

Where does the Dexter come from? Learn more about this small breed of cattle.

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News & Events

 NEWS FLASH – 8th February 2019

Council wish to inform members of the sad passing of Michael Neilson. Michael passed away earlier this week after a long illness bravely borne.
Michael has been a mainstay of the Society over many years and has worked unnoticed and unstintingly for the improvement and betterment of the Breed. The Chairman and Trustees, together with members of the Dexter Cattle Society wish to extend our heartfelt sympathies to Carol and family.

Michael’s funeral will take place at 3pm on Thursday 14th February at Roucan Loch Crematorium, Roucan Road, Collin, Dumfries’s. DG1 4JF. Family flowers only, donations to be decided.