Preparing Cows for a Dairy Show

2014-11-27 Ear to the Ground - National Dairy Show 05This evening Ear to the Ground (RTÉ ONE) had a feature from Millstreet: “Darragh McCullough explores the National Dairy Show in Millstreet, Co Cork, where he meets the Murphys who stay up all night to keep their cows and calves clean for the parade ring.

It’s an interesting look at what goes on behind the scenes at a dairy show – from leading them, feeding them, keeping them clean, washing, clipping, and blowdrying them, and even hair extensions.  See the show on the RTÉ Player (from 15:54 to the end of the programme).

Below are a few more images from the programme: [read more …] “Preparing Cows for a Dairy Show”