Dexter Cattle

Dexter Cattle were imported to North America around 1910. They are among the smallest cattle breeds in the world and the smallest in North America.

A Dexter cow can produce more milk for its weight than any other breed, 1.5-2.5 gallons per day.

Africa
Asia
Europe
North America

At A Glance

Habitat

Domestic/agricultural habitats

Diet

Browsed on low quality vegetation and pest plants

Location

Originated in Ireland, domesticated in the Middle East