Exhibitors, competitors and the public enjoyed their first day of the Great Yorkshire Show on Tuesday, and there was plenty of celebrations down the dairy cattle rings.

Securing the top spot was the Dairy Shorthorn, Churchroyd Bronte Wildeyes from the Collins family from Dewsbury, North Yorkshire.

A Treeton Pingerley daughter and out of Churchroyd Bronte Wildeyes 39th EX93, this third calver last calved in April and is now producing 55l.

Inter-breed judge, Alan Timbrell tapped out his reserve champion to the Holstein third calver, Newbirks Caviar Susan 112 from the Lawson family from Otley, West Yorkshire.

A Gillette Caviar daughter out of a EX94 show cow, Newbirks Susan 108, she last calved in December and is now producing 45l – 4.7BF and 3.25P.

For the full report grab this week's The Scottish Farmer.