Steeples Holstein takes East of England dairy interbreed

Roger and Diane Steeples Holstein champion Cramar Leader Gibson Lulu took the interbreed dairy title at the East of England Show, Peterborough ahead of the Jersey leader.

Cramar Leader Gibson Lulu was the couples’ 50th Holstein champion and 47th homebred champion produced from their Cramar herd and is a ninth generation VG or EX cow from her family line.

Having calved in August Lulu is now giving 36 litres a day having given 9600 litres so far.

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Reserve interbreed was Pavenham Jersey’s cow Pavenham Iben 9 a VG87 rated 2003 cow in her second lactation.