Letter: Kilkeddan farm is cream of the crop

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Kilkeddan farm’s herd has been judged the best in Kintyre for the second year in a row.

Kintyre Holstein Breeders Club’s annual herds competition, judged by Robbie Scott, took place on Thursday July 13.

A prize-giving ceremony was held in the Ardshiel Hotel, and the results are as follows: Small herds: 1 Kilkeddan, 2 Dhurrie, 3 West Drumlemble. Large herds: 1 Kilkivan, 2 West Backs, 3 Drumalea. Production inspection recorded: 1 Machrihanish, 2 High Knockrioch. Production inspection non recorded: 1 Kilkeddan, 2 Kilkeddan. Best herd overall: Kilkeddan Farm. Best herd opposite size: Kilkivan Farm. Individual: 1 Trodigal, 2 Kilkeddan, 3 Dhurrie.

At the Ardshiel prize giving from left: Individual winner: Willie Armour Trodigal, judge Robbie Scott, overall winner Gavin Semple Kilkeddan, winner  of opposite herd size John Ralston Kilkivan and Sandy Pirie Machrihanish production class winner. NO_c31herds01

Linda McLean,