the bunker rat


About the bunker rat

Grew up in a grain bunker at Colbinabbin. Often noted for complaining about missing sunglasses, rolling tyres and frantically pulling on tarps to beat late Summer storms.

Cows Create Careers – Warragul 2018

By |2018-10-11T19:09:22+00:00October 11th, 2018|Cows Create Careers, Gippsland, Victoria|

Superstars: Deanne Kennedy & John Hutchison of Jaydee Events & program facilitators for Cows Create Careers. Yesterday I had the privilege and pleasure to attend the end of year wrap-up for primary and secondary schools involved in Cows Create Careers Gippsland. […]

Social Wrap – Winter, July 2018

By |2018-07-17T05:40:19+00:00July 17th, 2018|Announcement, Customer|

Let’s kick thing’s off by thanking everyone who contributed to our 2018 customer survey. Certainly not a “sexy” task by any means, but one we’re grateful for as an improvement opportunity and giving a pat on the back to those in the team mentioned for outstanding service. Congratulations to Richard Rayner who was the lucky [...]

Reid Stockfeeds & Murray Goulburn Breakfast, Thurs Sept 28

By |2017-09-19T02:13:18+00:00September 19th, 2017|Announcement, Customer, Gippsland, Victoria|

Reid Stockfeeds & Murray Goulburn Breakfast 2015 The annual Reid Stockfeeds and Murray Goulburn Breakfast is on again at the South Gippsland Field Days, the morning of Thursday September 28 (8:30am-10am). […]

A Backyard Farmer’s Guide to Harvesting a Strong Chicken Egg

By |2017-07-16T07:26:38+00:00July 16th, 2017|Expert Advice, Stock Health|

According to the age-old tale, chickens have been laying eggs since the dawn of time, if not before however, producing an object as big as your own head every day, is a feat that should not be understated. As the backyard farmer knows well, it’s easy to make a scramble of the process, with soft [...]

Reid Stockfeeds Creates Greener Pastures for Young Dairy Farmers

By |2017-07-16T06:52:04+00:00July 16th, 2017|Cows Create Careers, Dairy Australia|

Since 1975 the number of Australian farmers aged under 35 years has declined by 75% and the shortfall of local labour is now putting a strain on production capabilities. […]

It’s Not Just Layer Feed – Why Crushed Grains Reign Supreme

By |2017-07-16T06:18:01+00:00July 16th, 2017|Customer, Expert Advice, Stock Health|

Within a single egg there’s 11 different vitamins and minerals, plus an intense concentrate of proteins and healthy fatty acids such as omega-3. It’s an impressive feat for a hen to produce such a nutritious cocktail every day, a feat that can only be sustained by being well fed each and every day! […]

Ryegrass Staggers – The Mycotoxin Challenge of Summer & Autumn

By |2017-03-26T08:54:13+00:00March 26th, 2017|Customer, Stock Health|

The condition commonly known as “Ryegrass Staggers”, or more accurately as Perennial Ryegrass Toxicosis (PRGT), can be a serious and widespread problem in livestock grazing perennial ryegrass dominant pastures during summer and autumn months.  It affects sheep, cattle, horses, dear and alpacas. […]

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