Ideal Small Farm Cows: Dexter Cattle

MOTHER's staff discovers a little-known but productive small-farm cow: Dexter cattle. These cows are a perfect project for children, produce quality milk and are a hardy breed that will thrive on a smaller homestead.

Calvin and Hobb, with owner Marvin Johnson, show their practicality as draft animals.
Calvin and Hobb, with owner Marvin Johnson, show their practicality as draft animals.
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