Large crowds attended this year’s Cooyar Show as rain eased enough for the event to go ahead.
Spirits were high after the much needed rainfall with Grand Champion stud cattle exhibit of Cooyar Show going to Jen-Daview Mr Pinnacle bull who’s owned by the Evans family, Kingaroy. The Black Limousin bull was also the Grand Champion bull of Cooyar Show, plus won Junior Champion Limousin bull at Royal Queensland Show last year. Grand Champion Female of the Cooyar Show was Sunnyside Park Bella heifer exhibited by Mark Leicht, Sunnyside Park Brahmans, Goombungee.
Champion Led Steer of Cooyar Show was 12-month-old Limousin-cross Dancing with Fire steer who’s owned by Joe Tones, Jandowae. Judges of the Cooyar Show cattle section were Gary Lindenmayer, Boonah and first-time associate judge Loretta Tonscheck.
Cooyar Miss Showgirl for 2018 won by Jessica Ehrlich, while Cooyar Junior Miss Showgirl was awarded to Rachol Dando. Cooyar Junior Miss Show Princess was won by Rhiannon Ryan.
Member for Nanango and Queensland opposition leader Deb Frecklington open Cooyar’s 68th annual local show.