Peter Baul and Baloo heifer bag Craven dairy championship
Bishop Thornton’s Peter Baul, of the Ravensgate pedigree Holstein herd at Watergate Farm, bagged his second Craven Dairy Auction championship of the year at October’s second monthly show and sale. (Mon, Oct 22)
He took top honours with first prize newly calven heifer, Ravensgate Baloo Ruby 55, by the Cogent sire, Sahara Baloo, out of Ravensgate Jeeves Ruby 47. Calved for 21 days and giving 30kg, the victor sold for £2,000 top price to show judge Martyn Jennings, of Cowling.