January 2015

How many acres per cow?

January 8, 2015

This particular question is asked almost more than any other. I beg all Dexter breeders to please, stop answering it! Why? There is no right answer, and your answers are causing more harm than good. The number of cows you can maintain per acre depends on the following: 1. Your climate and microclimate. 2. Your [...]

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How do you price your cows/select a bull?

January 6, 2015

Belle Fourche cattle are selected and priced by their conformation, and our estimate of reliability. For example; say we have two heifers of similar conformation: Heifer #1 has generations of excellent conformation, we know the line and have owned it for maybe 8 generations, and have not had any bad udder surprises, bad dispositions, or [...]

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