Welcome to the Irish Dexter Cattle Society

Welcome to the home of the Irish Dexter and the Irish Dexter Cattle Society Dedicated to the Promotion, Breeding, Development and Marketing of Dexter Cattle in their Native Green Land.

Latest News

Halter Training Workshop, Sunday June 5th

For those members interested in showing animals, the following halter training workshop will take place on Sunday June 5th in Co Wicklow. Details as follows.... Venue - Ballyross Farm, Lackandarragh Upper, Co Wicklow, A98 D927 Time - Arrive for 1:30, training begin at...

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IDCS membership receipts for GLAS

Receipts for all 2021 IDCS members have been sent  to the GLAS section of the DAFM so you do NOT need to get an individual receipt. Copy the pedigree certs and get the copies stamped as genuine copies by your DAFM office or Advisor and submit the copies NOT the...

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Upcoming Events

Halter Training Workshop, Sunday June 5th

For those members interested in showing animals, the following halter training workshop will take place on Sunday June 5th in Co Wicklow. Details as follows.... Venue - Ballyross Farm, Lackandarragh Upper, Co Wicklow, A98 D927 Time - Arrive for 1:30, training begin at...

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Why Dexters?

Promoting awareness of the quality and taste of Dexter Meat

Promoting the Dexter Cattle Breed as a popular farm animal producing exceptional quality beef 

The Dexter Cow is a dual purpose cow, Native to Ireland, and like the Irish can be found in many countries throughout the world, including Australia, South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, New Zealand, Cuba, Argentina, Kenya, Canada, USA and many parts of Europe including the United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium, Denmark and Germany…….

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