Bristow Black Orpingtons secure debut success at Skipton poultry show
White Wyandotte reserve champions sell for sale-topping £200
A trio of 2015-bred Black Orpingtons, a cockerel and two pullets, clinched a debut championship success for first-time vendor Robert Bristow, of Murton York, at the Craven Feather Auction Spring show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart. (Sat, March 12)
While just 23, Robert has been successfully breeding poultry for 15 years, rearing Rosecombs, Old English Game Birds and a few Orpingtons. Previous successes in the poultry show arena include a best in show at Driffield and reserve at Gargrave Show.