Stainbank herd clinches another Craven Dairy Auction championship
Robin Jennings, who runs the Stainbank pedigree dairy herd in South Stainley, near Ripon, was champion again at the early November Craven Dairy Auction show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart, repeating his success at the corresponding fixture the previous month. (Mon, Nov 10)
He again clinched the title with the first prize newly-calven heifer, Longstar Lavanguard, Franchise, acquired as a stirk from her Lancashire breeder. By Comestar Lavanguard, the victor, 15 days calves and giving 28 litres, sold for £1,820 to Wharfedale-based buyers.