Baldonnell Flashmatic Draw crowned best dairy cow at Virginia Show

Ireland’s best dairy cow was chosen at the Virginia Show yesterday.

Baldonnell Flashmatic Draw, who’s owned by Cyril and John Dowling, took the title in the Diageo Baileys Irish Champion Dairy Cow competition.

It’s the seventh time the Dublin breeders have won the competition.

25 breeders from across the country took part, with a prize fund of €10,000 up for grabs.

Thousands turned out for the Virginia Show yesterday, despite bad weather.