Dalesbrad herd bags Yorkshire Holstein Club Skipton title
Skipton Auction Mart staged its second show and sale of the year for pedigree and commercial Holsteins on behalf of the Yorkshire Holstein Club, which attracted a robust turnout of 40 milkers in the shippon, notably some strong newly calven heifers. (Mon, Sept 4)
The championship fell to the first prize pedigree heifer from Allan and Susan Throup’s Dalesbrad herd at Higher House Farm, Silsden Moor. Their May, 2015, Dalesbrad Hugo Boss Profit is a well-bred daughter of their home-bred Dalesbrad Hugo Boss Bull (EX90), himself a son of the highly regarded Genus dairy sire, Bassingthorpe Bossman.