Riverside Jerseys were cream of the crop at International Dairy Week’s Jersey feature show.LAURA GRIFFIN January 29, 2013 4:01am
Left to right, Johannes van Eeden, South African Judge, Alex Walker from Semex, Corey Couch and Karin Couch with the winning Senior champion Jersey
Riverside Jerseys were cream of the crop at International Dairy Week’s Jersey feature show.
Riverside Country Lollypop EX93 won Supreme Champion Jersey Exhibit, Senior Champion Jersey and Best Senior Jersey Udder.
She was Intermediate Jersey Champion and Best Intermediate Jersey Udder at last year’s event.
South African judge Johannes van Eeden said she had a nice udder and had more body and capacity than the other entrants.
‘‘She is a really nice cow,’’ Mr van Eeden said.
Riverside Colettes Covergirl EX91 was awarded Reserve Champion Senior Jersey.
Husband and wife Corey and Karin Couch, who run the Riverside Jerseys stud at Nirranda, near Warrnambool, were excited by their stud’s success.
The Couches milk about 200 cows.
Mr Couch said it was a huge honour to win the prizes and he and his family were proud.
Invergordon’s Phil Hentschke and Warren Schutz’s cow Homelands Sleeping Beauty got the honourable mention in the Senior Jersey Champion class.
The SAM Foundation has received a further philanthropic contribution of $1 million towards the new Shepparton Art Museum.
The Yarrawonga Pigeons scored a 20 point victory over the Myrtleford Saints at the JC Lowe Oval in Yarrawonga on Saturday.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
Two people have been arrested and thousands of dollars in drugs and property found in a major raid in Corop early Monday.
FOUR Rochester residents did more than their bit for women’s cancers mid last month when they trekked 60km around Melbourne to raise funds for the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.
Tongala Football Club lost to Rumbalara in the Murray Netball League on Saturday by 14 points.
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Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
DESPITE criticism from within the community over a perceived lack of use, the O’Keefe Rail Trail has enjoyed good traffic over the past couple of weeks, with more to come.
Two recent council-approved planning applications for new depots as part of a new logistics and transport hub in Strathmerton will begin construction soon, with representatives from both companies inspecting the site.
School fundraises for student with leukaemia.
Fonterra suppliers are reeling after the announcement of a big cut in the milk price from $5.60/kg to $5 for the full current year.
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