7 January 2000

Dairy honours

TOP performance in dairy breeding, hygiene and commercial performance were awarded at this years Premier Dairy Herds competition, run by HUKI, BOCM Pauls and Diversey Lever/Deosan.

Winners of breeding award, taking into account performance, type and longevity are Robert and Kath Burrows Stardale herd of Tunsteads Farm, Barton, Lancs. Philip and Sarah Smiths Mileoak herd of Mile House Farm, Leighton, Cheshire, took the hygiene award.

Reducing electricity and phone charges by purchasing through the Mendip buying group contributed to Michael and Caroline Masters success in the commercial performance award. Their Edgarley herd is based at Edgarley Farm, Glastonbury, Somerset. &#42