The final Craven Dairy Auction fixture of the year saw trade peak at £2200 for a 21 days calved, 30litres heifer from Peter Baul’s Ravensgate, Bishop Thornton.

The second and third prize heifers, both commercials, came from the Moon family, Paythorne, their three weeks calved 32 litre runner-up sold for second top call of £2100 to Silsden Moor’s Stephen Breare.

Cowling’s Chris Bell, Mireclose, bagged the champion with a 23 days calved, 27litre and rising heifer, Mireclose Galaxy Chesakate, by De-Su Freddie Galaxy, out of a home-bred daughter of Regancrest-Mr Drham Sam. She sold for £1920 to Brian Blezard, of Ribchester.