Fantastic news to hear RSF customers Ray, Jill and son Dion Brook of Eloora shorthorn stud at Cavendish take out some prominent awards at the 55th Dubbo Shorthorn National Show and Sale. They took out Grand Champion Bull and sold equal top price heifer at the sale. Their Grand Champion "Eloora Designer J06" was up [...]
A big, Happy New Year from the team at Reid Stockfeeds. Lupins are our usual source of protein for Summer. However at this point Lupins are in very short supply. Urea and canola meal are an effective replacement option for the Summer period. Please contact your nutritionist to discuss this or other options.
Reid Stockfeeds will be closed on December 25, 26 & January 1. Please check your silo and get your order in quickly. Ian, Rosli & Staff wish you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!
One of the recurring topics of conversation that has cropped up this past fortnight is the dreaded Facial Eczema (FE). With the start of summer, many farmers have begun to once again consider prevention strategies for this serious liver disease. […]
We wish you a safe and happy holiday season and a successful 2013. For mill trading times over the holiday period, please contact your local mill or view your relevant mill's contact page found on the home page of Reid Stockfeed's website. Thankyou for your support in 2012, and we look forward to continuing this [...]
Our breast cancer appeal has hit $5,000 but with less than 10days left in October we still need more help to reach the $7,000 target. If you wish to help raise money for the SWHC Warrnambool Base Oncology unit, please call Rhonda on (03) 5595 2111 before the end of October. Your support is greatly [...]
With spring well and truly upon us in most regions of Southern Australia, grass growth is starting to take off. When this occurs, obviously we aim to try and take advantage of it by maintaining quality along with taking paddocks out for silage to create a surplus for the summer months. Things may seem to [...]
In June 2012, I travelled to the Netherlands along with Reid Stockfeeds Cobden customers, Reggie & Tania Davis (Western Point Partnership, Cobden) to participate in a Netherlands Dairy Study tour. During the four day tour we visited a number of dairy farm operations in the Netherlands and The Nutreco Ruminant Research Centre. […]
The new SFMCA FeedSafe logo has been released. See below for what it means, how a manufacturer qualifies and the benefits for livestock producers. […]
Congratulations to Daniel Allen for his appointment as Reid Stockfeed’s Sales and Marketing Manager. More information on this found below the break. […]
Congratulations to Rob Jenkins who has been appointed to CEO of Reid Stockfeed’s and to Trevor Gardner as Cobden Site Manager. See below for more information. […]
As predicted, opening milk prices have been less than desirable. This will further push farmers to take a professional business approach to their farm management and many farmers will be looking at ways to increase margin between inputs and outputs. Speaking with farmers over the last few weeks, there have indeed been a variety of [...]
We would like to wish Kim (Technical Rep for Eastern Victoria) & Mark Price all the best for the impending birth of their first child in August. Kim will be taking Maternity Leave from August 10th to have a short break prior to the new arrival. We know Kim’s customers will wish them both the [...]
Apologies for the lack of content in the last month but the guy who manages all the content left the world wide web airspace. I'm back now so you can look forward to this site functioning again with regular news and updates. Coming up we have interesting articles from Owen our Western Victoria tech rep [...]
The Trafalgar Mill site will temporarily close on Friday, June 22nd due to maintenance. Please place your orders in consideration of this disruption and our apologies for the inconvenience.
Reid Stockfeeds would like to congratulate the South Gippsland Jersey Breeders Club on their 100 Year Anniversary. The Club recently held a three-day event to celebrate, and Kim Price and Naomi Bakker of Reid Stockfeeds were in attendance. […]
As this current season draws to a close it is worth reviewing the herd performance to examine improvements that can be made for next season (in the scenario of falling milk prices and increasing feed costs) […]