John Kirby, National Dairy Show Director, Charles Gallagher, CE IHFA, Brian Carscadden, Judge, Kilwarden Windbrook Vix ET, owned by Brochan Cocoman, Honourable Mention, GS Alliance Atwood Okisha owned by Aidan Foody & Rory Timlin, Reserve Supreme Champion, , Clonpaddin G Fame ET, owned by John & Cyril Dowling, Baldonnel, Co. Dublin pictured Stephen Cadogan, Irish Examiner, sponsor Supreme Championship
In tapping forward Clonpaddin G Fame for Supreme Champion the Judge said “She has a world class mammary system and has a more comfortable flex to the hock. It’s no secret that I like good uddered cows. When I look at my Champion cow I really admire her veination, she has quality and width through her udder an ideal teat size and length”.
Reserve Champion was won by Aidan Foody and Rory Timlin partnership, with their 5 year old cow GS Alliance Attwood Okisha, classified EX91 on conformation. Okisha is a grand-daughter of Decrausaz Iron O’Kalibre EX97, Supreme Champion All-European Holstein Show 2013.
Honourable Mention went to Brochan Cocoman’s mature cow Kilwarden Windbrook Vix ET. Kilwarden Windbrook Vix also won Best Exhibitor Bred Animal and Brochan was presented with the Cecil Johnson perpetual cup. Windbrook Vix previously won Interbreed Champion Balmoral Spring Show. She is Classified EX93 on conformation. Her lineage traces back to the Vixan family and Tab Maude. A maternal sister to her fourth dam Smearlaview A Storm Vixan was champion of the Dairy show in 2007 for Tim and John Kirby.