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Our Dexter Herd!

These girls are not for sale.

The Dexter is one of the smallest breed of cattle. Mature cows weigh between 600 and 700 lb and mature bulls weigh about 1,000 lb. Considering their small size, their bodies are broad and deep with well-rounded hindquarters. Dexters come in three coat colors - black, red, and dun and White Dexters are white with black, red or dun points (ears, nose, fetlocks). Dexters are classified as a small dual-purpose breed, used for milk and beef. Their versatility is one of their greatest assets.The cows are exceptionally good mothers. Some produce enough milk to feed two or three calves, and often willingly nurse calves from other cows. They are known for easy calving. Dexter cattle are very hardy, efficient grazers and are able to thrive on poor land. They are very even-tempered and are very friendly. 

Some Dexter cattle carry a gene for chondrodysplasia (a semi-lethal gene), which is a form of dwarfism that results in shorter legs than unaffected cattle. Chondrodysplasia-affected Dexters are typically 6–8 in shorter in height than unaffected ones. Breeding two chondrodysplasia-affected Dexters together results in a 25% chance that the fetus can abort prematurely. A DNA test is available to test for the chondrodysplasia gene, using tail hairs from the animal.

Dexters can also be affected with pulmonary hypoplasia with anasarca (PHA), which is an incomplete formation of the lungs with accumulation of a serum fluid in various parts of the tissue of the fetus. Unlike chondrodysplasia, which has many physical signs, PHA shows no outward signs and is only detectable through DNA testing.

 

Daffodil                    A1/A2

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OakArbor FC Diamond

ADCA Reg#:  047136

Birth Date: 9/13/2019

Chondro - Non Carrier

PHA - Non Carrier

Horned

Black

Bloodlines:

        GrSire: Breoch Sultan M4825

Sire: SMD Ferl Certus

        GrDam: SMD Ceti Navis

        GrSire: Ace of Clove Brook

Dam: Wakarusa ACB Della

        GrDam: Wakarusa LOCH Dora

Banner                A1/A2

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OakArbor FC Jewel

ADCA Reg#:  048257

Birth Date: 2/29/2020

Chondro - Non Carrier

PHA - Non Carrier

Horned

Black

Bloodlines:

        GrSire: Breoch Sultan M4825

Sire: SMD Ferl Certus

        GrDam: SMD Ceti Navis

        GrSire: Wakarusa ACB Nico

Dam: Wakarusa ACBN Dempsey

        GrDam: Wakarusa ACB Della

Bambi          A1/A2

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LLF Charlene

ADCA Reg#:  050113

Birth Date: 4/18/2021

Chondro - Non Carrier

PHA - Non Carrier

Hetero Polled

Black

Bloodlines:

        GrSire: Aislinn's Red Dandy

Sire: J&L Dandy's Red Diesel

        GrDam: FF Dream Catcher

        GrSire: Belle Fourche Mickey

Dam: LLF Charolette's Margaret

        GrDam: Open Pastures Charolette

Sugar                       A2/A2

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Lost River 66

ADCA Reg#:  049875

Birth Date: 5/18/2021

Chondro - Non Carrier

PHA - Non Carrier

Homo Polled

Black

Bloodlines:

        GrSire: Timberview Kade

Sire: Timberview Clay

        GrDam: Timberview Cali

        GrSire: GBD Casey

Dam: Lost River A1

        GrDam: Daggett's Gabby 

Flower                A1/A2

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Lost River 67

ADCA Reg#:  049876

Birth Date: 7/21/2021

Chondro - Non Carrier

PHA - Non Carrier

Homo Polled

Black

Bloodlines:

        GrSire: Timberview Kade

Sire: Timberview Clay

        GrDam: Timberview Cali

        GrSire: Windy Hills Red Fritz

Dam: Daggett's Gabby

        GrDam: Daggett's Reba

Donut                  A1/A2

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Lost River 68

ADCA Reg#:  050261

Birth Date: 9/15/2021

Chondro - Non Carrier

PHA - Non Carrier

Hetero Polled

Black

Bloodlines:

        GrSire: Timberview Kade

Sire: Timberview Clay

        GrDam: Timberview Cali

        GrSire: Daggett's Pride

Dam: Lost River 8

        GrDam: Notquitta's Ulla

Hannah

OakArbor CB Hannah

ADCA Reg#:  pending

Birth Date: 1/26/2023

Chondro - Non Carrier

PHA - Non Carrier

Horned

Black

Bloodlines:

        GrSire: SMD Brigos Ceti

Sire: SMD Crusty Brigos

        GrDam: SMD Anna Ferl

        GrSire: SMD Ferl Certus

Dam: OakArbor FC Diamond

        GrDam: Wakarusa ACB Della

Sheba                   A1/A2

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Oasis Half Pint Sheba

White Dexter Cattle Assoc Reg#:  011034

Birth Date: 1/18/2022

Chondro - Non Carrier

PHA - Non Carrier

Hetero Polled

White with Black Points

Bloodlines:

        GrSire: Rainbow Simon

Sire: Pointer Ridge Patches

        GrDam: FF Royal Princess 

        GrSire: Pointer Ridge Boss

Dam: Oasis Half Pint Sarah

        GrDam: Sheri of Peasticks

Claire                   

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Lost River 71

ADCA Reg#:  051746

Birth Date: 5/8/2022

Chondro - Non Carrier

PHA - Non Carrier

Hetero Polled

Black

Bloodlines:

        GrSire: Timberview Kade

Sire: Timberview Clay

        GrDam: Timberview Cali

        GrSire: Daggett's Monti

Dam: Moorland Fen Caitlin

        GrDam: Moorland Fen Leah

Cayanne                    

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Lost River 70

ADCA Reg#:  051747

Birth Date: 4/30/2022

Chondro - Non Carrier

PHA - Non Carrier

Hetero Polled

Red

Bloodlines:

        GrSire: Timberview Kade

Sire: Timberview Clay

        GrDam: Timberview Cali

        GrSire: GBD Casey

Dam: Lost River 56

        GrDam: Notquitta's Ulla

Cinnamon                 

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Lost River 72

ADCA Reg#:  051626

Birth Date: 5/2/2022

Chondro - Non Carrier

PHA - Non Carrier

Hetero Polled

Red

Bloodlines:

        GrSire: GBD Casey

Sire: Lost River Gus

        GrDam: Daggett's Reba

        GrSire: GBD Casey

Dam: Lost River 57

        GrDam: Lost River 33

Crumpet               

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RRD 3

ADCA Reg#:  052161

Birth Date: 5/28/2022

Chondro - Non Carrier

PHA - Non Carrier

Hetero Polled

Black

Bloodlines:

        GrSire: Timberview Clay

Sire: Lost River Trump

        GrDam: Lost River 53

        GrSire: SGF SSEA Nick

Dam: CCR SNIC Emerald

        GrDam: CCR Jubilee

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