On our small farm we raise Dexter cattle. They are, as they say, thrifty. They do well on grass and don’t really need grain at all. However, I have chosen to feed them a modest amount of grain, morning and evening. I do this so that they’ll love me, or at least they will see [...]
Dexter Cattle are a heritage breed from Ireland known for their docile nature.
More Bulls and Cows for Sale. See our Dexter Cattle for Sale page. Our yearling bull "Eddy" is beautiful, gentle and trained on the lead.
I was in the barn doing evening chores when the rains came. I waited for the downpour to stop. As I waited, contemplating the deluge that pounded on the barn’s roof so hard that I felt like I was inside a steel drum I thought, now this defines what it means to say “it [...]
It is early June here in the north western Catskills, the Dean’s iris have come into full bloom. They form beautiful deep purple clumps by the gates and fringe the western edge of the pond. They assure us that spring is truly here and that summer is short to follow. They are true signs of [...]
Mark leads our Haflinger drafts horses onto a new paddock. Spring has sprung!
Fairsing Chanel's Dutch is a Registered Red Homozygous Polled Dexter, PHA and Chondro free ADCA #041916 Fairsing Chanel's Dutch born June 3, 2017 Please contact us for more information SOLD! SugarP Rufus is a Registered Red Homozygous Polled Dexter (ADCA#035062) for Sale. He is a four year-old calm tempered, gentle bull who enjoys [...]
Bed Straw (Galium aparine) is a pernicious weed that has few immediate agricultural uses. Though it greens up early in the spring and therefore, from a distance, makes for an attractive looking field in its mature stage (which comes very quickly) it is not enjoyed by cattle. It is a real pain for farmers. It [...]
Mark Sisk of Fairsing Farm describes the soil and ground cover of a new grazing paddock for his Red Polled Dexter Cattle.
(See our page Cattle for Sale) FF Barbie's Dakota born on June 23, 2017 Sire: SugarP Rufus FF Chanel’s Dutch born June 3, 2017 Sire: SugarP Rufus Fairsing Autumn’s Duke born June 1, 2017 Sire: SugarP Rufus (SOLD) Fiona’s Danny Boy born May 10, 2017 Sire: SugarP Rufus For more information, please contact Mark @ [...]