Without sounding too much like we’re tooting our own trumpet, a coffee table book of Reid Stockfeed’s history called “Ingrained” was published earlier this year. We’re proud to play a small part in Australia’s food chain and this history book traces the origins of our business from its meagre outset, steering off farming bankruptcy, to [...]
Colbinabbin Senior Miller, Daniel Everleigh, giving recent changes the thumbs up. Biosecurity became a hot topic this quarter with regular farm intrusions by Animal Activists and an egg recall issued by government authorities affecting retailers across multiple Eastern States. Salmonella enteritidis was the culprit for this recall, an “exotic” strain of salmonella located [...]
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. […]
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 [...]
Murray has thrown down the challenge on footy tipping in 2018. It’s time to show him what you’re made of. Get amongst it! footytips.com.au/comps/RSFtoptippers Competition Name: RSFtoptippers Password: RSFtoptippers […]
Studying a Bachelor of Agricultural Science at Latrobe University Bundoora, Amabel joined us over the Summer to observe the practices of a ruminant nutritionist and to undertake a series of work projects.
Chicken breeder, poultry show winner and egg producer, Karen Bowden discusses how her chickens are fed and the challenges her family have overcome in running a small free range, chicken business.
Walpa chicken enthusiast, Garry Davidson discusses his husbandry techniques for taking good care of his hens.
The Lego Ninjago Movie THE LEGO BLOCKBUSTER SERIES CONTINUES After the great social success of our film nights in 2016 with Finding Dory we’ve decided to roll out another round this September holiday’s. […]
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). […]
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 [...]
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. […]
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! […]
Building on an already strong foundation, a new formulation of Springer 16 lead feed grain mix is delivering further improved health and productivity improvements in herds across Victoria. […]
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. […]