Fine weather as Kilkivan herd takes top award

Left to right, Gavin Semple, second overall, judge Aleck Nairn, chairman Sandy Pirie, overall winner John Ralston and third overall Tommy Ralston.

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The Kintyre Holstein Breeders’ Club had a rare dry day for its annual heifer competition.

Judge for the January event, Aleck Nairn from Kerrycroy Farm, Isle of Bute, was glad of the fair weather when going round the seven farms which entered.

Results were as follows.

Team: 1 Kilkivan Farm, 2 Dhurrie Farm, 3 Machrihanish. Individual: 1 Kikeddan, 2 West Trodigal, 3 Kilmaho. Dam in daughter: 1 Kilkeddan, 2 West Backs, 3 Kilkivan. Overall: 1 Kilkivan, 2 Kilkeddan, 3 Dhurrie.