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.

The Foley family, of Howe, Indiana, prefer small farm cows: Dexter cattle. They find their Dexter heifer just the right size.
The Foley family, of Howe, Indiana, prefer small farm cows: Dexter cattle. They find their Dexter heifer just the right size.
PHOTO: ANNA POOLE