Prolific Craven Dairy championship winners Malcolm and Robert Swires, Harrogate not only landed their 14 champion title at the monthly show and sale, but went on to scoop the days top price of £2250.
Taking the second top price was the reserve champion, a newly calved heifer from G B Jennings,
Mr Greenhalgh then went on to purchase the next top lot a fresh calved heifer from Raymond and Robert Johnson, Harrogate for £1980, as well as a £1680 bid for the first prize and top price in-calf heifer from Robert Parker, Newton-in-Bowland. F A Holmes, Otley also achieved a bid above £1900 for their fresh heifer. This one was acquire by S Brigg,
Then it was the turn of a Norwegian Red-cross heifer forward from the Johnsons,
The Swires also sent out the second and third prize newly calven cows, the former acquired for £1880 by Wick Williams, Nantwich, the latter by T and M Green,
Averages Newly calven heifers £1635; newly calven cows £1540; in-calf heifers £1268. (CCM Auctions)