Instyle Solomon Dahlia takes supreme champion cow at International Dairy Week

In what was a wonderful showcase of Australian Holstein’s – the final show of International Dairy Week – the 2024 National Holstein Show was overseen by Canadian Judge Mr Barclay Phoenix in front of a strong crowd.

The Thomas Family of Instyle Holsteins in the Western District exhibited the Supreme Champion Cow with Instyle Solomon Dahlia.

Winter Calf: Melaleuca Bullseye Lautelma (B & J Somerville)

Autumn Calf: VM-Starcrest Lambda McKinley (Violet Dodd)

Summer Calf: Gorbro Hano O Princess (Gorbro Holsteins)

All Australian Heifer Class: Gorbro Hano O Princess (Gorbro Holsteins)

Spring Yearling: Hillview Park Link Me Up (McPhee Family)

Winter Yearling: Impression Diamondblack Dahlia (Shierlaw & Dobson)

Autumn Yearling: Cherrylock Chief Chassity (Henry & Botha)

Summer Yearling Dry: Gorbro Arrowrad Tiffany-ET (Montrose Cattle Company)

Senior Spring Yearling Dry: Whyndell Sidekick Paradise (RK & JL Easterbrook)

Junior Champion: Gorbro Hano O Princess (Gorbro Holsteins)

Reserve Junior Champion: Hillview Park Link Me Up (McPhee Family)

Honourable Mention: Whyndell Sidekick Paradise (RK & JL Easterbrook)

Milking Yearling: View Fort Jagger Satin (View Fort & Avonlea Rise)

Senior 2 – In Milk: Eclipse Perennial C Princess (Gavenlock & Polson)

Junior 3 – In Milk: Clydevale Doc Cleavage (Clydevale Holsteins)

Senior 3 – In Milk: Kelisher Tatoo Salina (View Fort Holsteins)

Intermediate Best Udder (The Australian Dairy Farmer): Kelisher Tatoo Salina (View Fort Holsteins)

Intermediate Champion: Eclipse Perennial C Princess (Gavenlock & Polson)

Reserve Intermediate Champion: Clydevale Doc Cleavage (Clydevale Holsteins)

Honourable Mention Intermediate Champion: Kelisher Tatoo Salina (View Fort Holsteins)

4 Years – In Milk: Westmuir Chief Pearl VG87 (Gorbro, Westmuir, Cullen)

5 Years – In Milk: Straun Jedi Louisville (Straun Holsteins)

6 Years – In Milk: Instyle Solomon Dahlia EX91-2E (Instyle Holsteins)

7 Years & Over – In Milk: Elm Banks Doorman Lulu EX95-3E (Elm Banks)

Senior Best Udder (Australian Dairy Farmer): Instyle Solomon Dahlia (Instyle Holsteins)

Genomic Merit Award: Glomar Hotline Sarah 6200 EX91-1E (Glomar Holsteins)

Dam’s Progeny or Two Daughters from same Dam: Elm Banks

Pen of 3 – Breeder’s Group: JH & CJ Gardiner

Senior Champion: Instyle Solomon Dahlia (Instyle Holsteins)

Reserve Senior Champion: Bluechip Black Rose (Elm Banks & Straun)

Honourable Mention Senior Champion: Elm Banks Doorman Lulu (Elm Banks)

Grand Champion Exhibit: Instyle Solomon Dahlia (Instyle)

Encouragement Award: Harry & Violet Dodd

Premier Breeder: JH & CJ Gardiner

Premier Exhibitor: Gorbro Holsteins

Best Display (0-6 head): Wishart Family

Best Display (7+ head): Eastview Holsteins

Interbreed Supreme Junior Champion: Gorbro Hano O Princess (Gorbro)

Interbreed Supreme Intermediate Champion: Eclipse Perennial C Princess (Gavenlock & Polson)

Interbreed Supreme Senior Champion: Instyle Solomon Dahlia (Instyle)

-Holstein Australia