ADADALE Tequila Primrose 7, an all-class four year old Jersey, has clinched top honours at the Ekka, named the supreme champion cow of the Royal Queensland Show.
Exhibited by the Paulger family from Kenilworth, the in-milk female by Tower Vue Prime Tequila was earlier judged to have the best udder of the show.
Primrose came in ahead just one point of the Illawarra and three points ahead of the Holstein in the six breed competition.
The top Illawarra cow was Allendale Virgin 13, The top Holstein cow was the Barron family’s Grantley Allen Flora, which won the five to seven year old class.
In the intermediate class the same five cows also contested the title for best udder. The supreme was the Holstein, Arabella Smokin, shown by Arabella Farming Co, Brookstead. Smokin was the winner of the 2.5-3 year old class.
The supreme junior female title went to the Illawarra, which initially won six to 10 month old class winner before being named the breed’s junior champion female. Allenvale Blossom 41 was shown by Allen and Denise Whatman, Oakey.
Ayshire. Senior: Sunny Days Miss Brunette, LM&MA Schneider. Res: Tailor's Grove Hokey Pokey. Junior female: Pineville Thistle Burdette Awaiting, RG&RO Zerner. Reserve: Auchen Plumb Titans Tatiana, Ariah Edwards. Honourable mention: Tailors Grove Ebenee, LA&MA Schneider.
Brown Swiss. Senior female: Melalukea Magnafic Jolly 1, M Thompson and S Childs. Reserve: Mountain View Velvet 2. Honourable mention: Elavesor Zaster Exciting, Quicksilver Brown Swiss. Intermediate female: Elavesor Shebang Sheiba. Reserve: Melalukea banker Jackie Jak. Honourable mention: Mountain View Leesa 10, Radel Discretionary Trust. Junior female: Mountain View Velvet. Reserve: Elavesor Bosephus Nikola. Honourable mention: Melalukea Blooming Denmark.
Guernsey: Senior female: Sunny Valley Mentor Bess, Clarke Partnership. Reserve: Sunny Valley Bevan Caleen. Honourable mention: Sunny Valley Showtime Monica. Intermediate female: Shadow Valley Chads Lulu, JT&JM O’Donohoe. Reserve: Sunny Valley Ninja Rennie. Honourable mention: Fernybank Banjo Edina, LP&DA Dunne. Junior female: Fernybank Reuben Kalleen. Reserve: Fernybank Banjos Netta.
Holstein: Senior female: Grantley Allen Flora, AD&SL Barron. Reserve: Albion Park Shotgun Pam, Bernice Jannusch. Arabella Miss Olivia ET, Arabella Farming Co. Intermediate female: Arabella Smokin Ilma. Reserve: Ardylbar Atwood Gracious, AD&SL Barron. Junior female: Arabella Fever Frances. Reserve: Adadale Attic Kooyong, Paulger family, Kenilworth. Honourable mention: Arabella Broke Tam.
Illawarra: Senior female: Allenvale Virgin 13, Damen Phillips Nichols Barren. Reserve: Sunny View Duchess. Honourable mention: Allenvale Blossom 41, Allen and Denise Whatman, Oakey. Intermediate female: Eacham Vale Precious 7, Ledger family. Reserve: Myrtleholme Lemon Empress 66, JP Bourke and Co. Honourable mention: Allenvale Blossom 44. Junior female: Allenvale Blossom 41. Reserve: Sunny View Barbwire Pamela. Honourable mention: Sunny View Barbwire Pauline.
Jersey: Senior female: Adadale Tequila Primrose 7, Paulger family, Kenilworth. Reserve: Adadale GP Rowena. Honourable mention: Adadale HG Narcissus. Intermediate female: Ascot Park Unreal Lora 2, SG&JA McCarthy, Budgee. Reserve: Adadale Wattle HL Rowena. Honourable mention: Adadale FP Lynn. Junior female: Adadale HG Avalon. Reserve: Nobbyview Comerica’s Locket, Nobbyview Partnership. Honourable mention: Glen Echo Barba Muriel 3443, CR&CM Parker.