Michael Tuhan

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Accelerated Calf Rearing

By |2016-11-22T13:38:30+00:00November 1st, 2012|Expert Advice, Stock Health|

US Dairy Production expert Mike Hutjens recently visited Australia, conducting seminars in regional Victoria organised by the Australian Association of Animal Nutrition. Some farmers may have been fortunate enough to attend one of these information filled sessions. One of the topics mentioned was accelerated calf rearing. Below is some information relating to this that may [...]

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Dry Cows: Do They Need Mineral Supplements?

By |2016-11-22T13:38:32+00:00June 15th, 2012|Expert Advice, North Central Victoria|

The majority of dairy farmers feed supplemental Macro and Trace minerals as part of their milking herd concentrate feeding program, and many will also provide these through a “lead feed” supplement in the 2-3 weeks prior to calving. But what about the 4-6 week period between dry off and when the cows are moved to [...]

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Winner are Grinners @ Dairy Week 2012

By |2016-11-22T13:38:33+00:00February 8th, 2012|Award, Customer, Dairy Week, North Central Victoria|

The team at Reid Stockfeeds would like to send out their heartfelt congratulations to all those that won champions or ribbons at the recent Dairy Week held in Tatura. The following customers experienced the prestige of securing a coveted broad ribbon; […]

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Dairy Cow Winners at Royal Melbourne Show 2011

By |2016-11-22T13:38:33+00:00October 11th, 2011|Announcement, Award, Customer, Dairy Show, Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Show|

Congratulations are in order for the following customers of Reid Stockfeeds who claimed blue ribbon awards at this year’s Royal Melbourne Show. In particular a fantastic effort by the Hayes family of Stanhope who took out all three divisions for the Illawarra breed; champion, intermediate and reserve junior, and to R&K Anderson of Drouin West [...]

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Don’t be complacent with your Autumn Calvers.

By |2016-11-22T13:38:34+00:00March 7th, 2011|Expert Advice, North Central Victoria|

With Widespread Summer rains there has been ample dry feed available for dry cows in most areas. This has resulted in many dry cows at Body Condition Score 5 or above. This doesn’t mean that they will calve in without any hassles. In fact, cows in better condition are more susceptible to metabolic upsets at [...]

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