Award Winning Holstein Herd

Located in Gretna, Errolston Holsteins are a herd with a well established reputation for breeding and developing cow families that excel for type and production. The Ricki family featured below being one such example.

Our current focus is to maximise yields of components, especially protein. If you are looking for genetics to improve your herd then don’t hesitate to contact us. We always have milking cows and heifers, breeding bulls and embryos for sale.

Our Holstein Cows

Errolston Farm Holstein Damion Ricki milking cow
Errolston Damion Ricki EX96 6E SP LP90

Damion Ricki is the best daughter of Stannock Formation Ricki. She continues her mother’s pattern of being a great brood cow.

Damion Ricki’s 11 milking descendants are classified: 2 - EX93, 1 - EX, 7 – VG, 1 – GP.

We are currently flushing her great granddaughter:

Errolston Fever Ricki VG86(2yr) , production 2y1m 305d 11,736kg @ 4.03% bf 3.23% pt

Errolston Farm Holstein Stannock Formation Ricki milking cow
Stannock Formation Ricki EX93 2E SP LP60 37* brood cow

Formation Ricki is the matriarch of this incredible cow family that has developed at Errolston. Ricki’s story was featured in the August 2018 Holstein International.

A few statistics about Ricki:

  • 8 daughters scored EX93 or higher!
  • In total she has 13 EX and 8 VG daughters.
  • Grand Champion at the 2004 Royal Highland Show
  • Reserve Grand Champion at the 2004 Royal Show
  • Champion Heifer at 2002 Agri-Scot
  • All-Britain Junior Heifer in Milk 2002
  • Reserve All- Britain Senior Second Calver 2004

Contact Us

For more information please contact B&V Davidson.

Errolston Farm
Gretna
Dumfries & Galloway
DG16 5HL

Craig Davidson
00 44 (0) 7711 711 271

Brian Davidson
00 44 (0) 7764 349 443