The Cumberland News - UK
Records tumble and old glories are revived at the county's sunshine show
'In the rare breed section Veronica Schofield described her Dexter cattle as a success story.
Dexter cattle are the smallest British breed of cattle with distinctive short legs, broad foreheads and square faces.
“When I bought my first Dexter in 1977 there were only 600 breeding females,” said Veronica. “They have grown so much in popularity that there are now more than 4,000.
“The Dexter Cattle Society has more than 1,000 members and there is so much demand for the meat that we have formed a beef producers group.”'