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Welcome to the first Dexter cattle blog to disseminate information for members of the Purebred Dexter Cattle Association of North America (PDCA) and for those with a curiosity about Irish Dexter cattle, cattle in general, as well as news from the PDCA. Expressions of opinion are to not be regarded as expressing the official opinion of the PDCA unless expressly stated. Hopefully you will find something here of interest and don't overlook browsing through the archives. Comments are welcomed.

Thursday, June 21, 2007

SUMMER - 2007

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

2007 PDCA Annual Dexter Photo Contest

There will be a Dexter photo contest at the 2007 PDCA Meeting, Show and Sale. We all love to take pictures of our cattle through out the year, so here is a fun way to show them off favorite photos, and participate in the 2007 Annual PDCA Meeting. This is a great way for those who can’t join us in Salt Lake City, Utah this year to be a part of the Show. Pictures will be displayed at the fair grounds during the PDCA Meeting, and Show along with the rest of the exhibitors. The contest is open to all PDCA members.
Entries must be 5 x 7 or 8 x 10s. Each photo entry is $3. Please send checks or money orders made out to the PDCA, along with your name and address to:

Dawn Bittner
865 W. Hwy. 118
Monroe, Utah 84754

Classes will be offered in the following categories:

1. Individual cattle pictures

2. Dexters in a scenic setting

3. Dexters and people

4. Working Dexters

5. Dexters on display, (Shows, field days, etc)

6. Dexters for beef

7. Milking Dexters

8. Dexter calves

9. Dexter cow-calf

10. Dexter herd bulls

The PDCA reserves the right to use photo entries for the purpose of promotion of the breed, but will give appropriate credit to owners if photos are used. No photos will be returned. Awards will be given in each class and participants at the PDCA meeting will select a Grand Prize Photo. The winner will receive a one-year free membership in the PDCA.

Sunday, June 10, 2007


2007 PDCA Annual Meeting, Show/Sale
& Educational Event

Salt Lake State Fairgrounds
155 North 1000 West • Salt Lake City, UT 84116
September 6 – 8, 2007

The annual Meeting, Show, and Sale will begin on Thursday, September 6 and go to Saturday, September 8. The show will be held at the Salt Lake County Fairgrounds in Salt Lake City, Utah. Cost for the event will be $50.00 per person which will cover admission to the meetings and classes, dinner on Friday night, and lunch on Saturday.
Make Your Reservations

Please make your own airline and hotel reservations. There is one major airport in Salt Lake City. The Salt Lake International Airport is just off of the Bangerter Highway and is less than 15 miles from the Fairgrounds. Here is a list of some of the hotels and campgrounds in the area:

Salt Lake City KOA – 1400 West North Temple, SLC. (801)328-0224

Super 8 Motel Airport – 223 N. Jimmy Doolittle Rd., SLC (801)255-5559

Microtel Inn & Suites – 61 North Tommy Thompson Rd., SLC (801)236-2800

Ramada (SLC Airport) – 5575 Amelia Earhart Dr., SLC (801)537-7020

Days Inn (SLC Airport) – 1900 W. North Temple, SLC (801)539-8538

Sleep Inn – 3440 Decker Lake Dr., SLC

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