the bunker rat

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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.

Seymour Ag Supplies Animal Health & BBQ Brekky

By |2016-11-22T13:38:07+00:00November 6th, 2015|North Central Victoria|

We're on the road again next Wednesday 11th November, 8:30-10am presenting together with Performance Feeds on supplementary feeding for sheep and beef. Catch-up with Bess, Dom and Nick. Hope you like the eggs fried we don't know any other way.

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A Warm Welcome to our Newest Recruit for the Nutritional Team

By |2016-11-22T13:38:07+00:00October 27th, 2015|Announcement, Customer, Western Victoria|

We would like to extend a sincere welcome to our newest Sales & Nutrition recruit for the South-West, Nicolas Pineda. He arrives with a wealth of knowledge; a degree in Veterinary Science, a Masters in Agribusiness and experience as a dairy farm manager. He will certainly be a handy addition not only to the nutritional team but [...]

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Congratulations Rebecca Sutherland you’re a winner!!!

By |2016-11-22T13:38:08+00:00October 12th, 2015|Announcement, Customer, Gippsland, Victoria, North Central Victoria, Staff News, Western Victoria|

L to R: Cobden Millers, Peter & Jarrod Duynhoven hoist aloft the Reid Stockfeeds Top Tippers trophy. It takes a big mitt. The final wash-up of footy tipping, saw the last “hard-earned” cleaned up by; […]

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All the best Simone, let Gibbo out of the cupboard on your way out!

By |2016-11-22T13:38:08+00:00October 12th, 2015|Announcement, Staff News, Western Victoria|

L to R: Murray (indicating how much he’ll miss Simone), Daniel (performing an Elvis tribute dance), Corey (hiding behind Trev), Trev, Simone, Peter, Kelly, Chloe & Dave. Simone Nelson finished up with Reid Stockfeeds Cobden as of last Friday (Oct 9th). We wish Simone well in taking on her new role [...]

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Raising funds for Breast Cancer Sufferers

By |2016-11-22T13:38:08+00:00October 8th, 2015|Customer, Fund Raiser, Western Victoria|

Each year we try and do our bit to give back to worthy causes and support others in the community who haven’t been so lucky with their roll of the dice. For the past 5-years one of those causes has been raising money for the ongoing development of South-West Health Care’s oncology unit, which treats and [...]

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Lame Cow Informative Day by ZinPro

By |2016-11-22T13:38:08+00:00October 5th, 2015|Announcement, Customer, Expert Advice, Gippsland, Victoria, North Central Victoria, Western Victoria|

ZinPro are hosting a free all day info session in early November for Cow Lameness – Prevention & Treatment. Check flyer for locations and dates. Some of our nutritionists have been to this day previously and can recommend it for informative value. […]

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Another fantastic Korumburra Dairy Expo Breakfast

By |2016-11-22T13:38:08+00:00October 1st, 2015|Announcement, Customer, Dairy Show, Event, Gippsland, Victoria|

Cheers to everyone who attended the RSF/Murray Goulburn breakfast this year and many thanks to the wide and varied army of people who pitched in and helped bring it all to fruition (Lions Club, Jane, Louise, Committee, Deanne, John etc, etc). Great talks were heard by Aditya Swarup (Exec Mgr of Strategy) on the recent [...]

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Calling all Spartan Wanna-be’s on behalf of Beyond Blue

By |2016-11-22T13:38:09+00:00September 25th, 2015|Announcement, Customer, Event, Gippsland, Victoria, North Central Victoria, Western Victoria|

Congratulations to our very own Gibbo for being ranked #2 in the Australian Spartan 45-55yr old division. No mean feat for a bloke that’ s been off his feet for the last 3-months. […]

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Dairy Inspire – Dairy’s Big Day Out.

By |2015-08-28T15:51:51+00:00August 28th, 2015|Customer, Event, Western Victoria|

Nice production by West Vic Dairy. Dairy Inspire is on next Wednesday, September 2nd. Looks like a neat event with speakers including; Lino Saputo Jnr (Saputo Inc), Paul Higgins (emergent futures), Rob Cook (has a great story called "When the Dust Settles" worthy read), Ian Sawyer and Janet Sloan discuss "managing the feed pinch" & [...]

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Bee & Tash say adieu

By |2016-11-22T13:38:09+00:00August 26th, 2015|Gippsland, Victoria, Staff News|

Today we farewelled Belinda and Natasha as they make their way in new careers. Bee has been with the business for eight years across roles in the mill and finally as site supervisor. Tash provided technical services to our customers in the central/eastern areas of Gippsland. Both girls were popular members of the team and we [...]

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East Gippsland Job Vacancy – Sales & Tech Services

By |2016-11-22T13:38:09+00:00August 18th, 2015|Announcement, Gippsland, Victoria, Staff News|

Brilliant opportunity for a self motivated individual with a love for dairy and eastern Gippsland to try their hand at increasing our presence in this competitive but scenically beautiful marketplace with many friendly, down-to-earth customers. Encouraged but not essential to have; 3-5 years sales experience, understand dairy production systems, easy communicator, and great reporting/record keeping abilities. [...]

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Devondale Murray Goulburn & Reid Stockfeeds Breakfast

By |2016-11-22T13:38:09+00:00August 17th, 2015|Announcement, Customer, Dairy Show, Event, Gippsland, Victoria|

Doors are open for bookings to the always popular Devondale Murray Goulburn - Reid Stockfeeds Breakfast at the South Gippsland Dairy Expo. This years event has some quality speakers providing insight to the international dairy trade and grain trade markets together with a community focus on the problems and treatment of Ice addiction; from a [...]

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Grain Trade Australia Life Membership to Chris Kelly

By |2016-11-22T13:38:09+00:00August 14th, 2015|Announcement, Award, Melbourne|

Ian and Rosli would like to offer congratulations to Chris Kelly for his much deserved life membership gong of Grain Trade Australia recently. The following article and image courtesy of Grain Trade Australia. Life Membership of Grain Trade Australia (GTA) has been awarded to Chris Kelly, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Australian [...]

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Word Around the Traps at Reid Stockfeeds

By |2016-11-22T13:38:14+00:00July 30th, 2015|Customer, Gippsland, Victoria, North Central Victoria, Western Victoria|

Push aside the Greek economic crisis & troubles abroad to fill your mind with these little snippets of positivity from across the group. The boys (Dan & Dom, GV nutritionists) continued our ongoing 10-year relationship with Cows Create Careers by delivering an informative session to Year 10 & 11 Echuca Secondary students on best Calf Rearing practices. [...]

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Reid Feed Farmer Focus ~ Forge Creek Freerange

By |2016-11-22T13:38:15+00:00July 28th, 2015|Award, Customer, Gippsland, Victoria|

In early 2015, Pete & Deb Hahnemann packed their bags and moved the family home from Melbourne's city surrounds to the beautiful, open spaces of eastern Gippsland. After setting up on their recently purchased beefer farm they saw potential in establishing a chicken farm, eventually calling it Forge Creek Freerange. In a short time they [...]

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Footy Tipping Results – Rd 16

By |2016-11-22T13:38:15+00:00July 21st, 2015|Customer, Staff News|

My o my. How the wheel has turned. The bunker rat must’ve eaten some poisoned grain this week and tumbled from the top of the pile. Mokey Dokey has walked a long road from the high twenties into pole position, well done. Congratulations to Kelly Slattery who wins the $90 prize for best tipping result in [...]

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Footy Tipping Results: Round 15

By |2016-11-22T13:38:15+00:00July 16th, 2015|Staff News|

Some things never seem to change from year to year. The news reports cold/hot weather spells as if it’s the very first time we’ve seen it and just when commentators are reporting anyone can win the premiership from #1-#6, the defending premier wipes the floor with its nearest contender. Whispers are circulating that Langa like [...]

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Springer 16 Lead Feed getting some love in the Dairy Community

By |2016-11-22T13:38:15+00:00July 16th, 2015|Customer, Stock Health, Western Victoria|

You’d think this feedback for our Springer 16 lead feed was scripted but then you’d be wrong 🙂 Nice timing with the new ad campaign. Cheers to Brendan and the crew from Meldan Jersey’s for the friendly feedback. […]

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Footy Tipping Update: Round 10

By |2016-11-22T13:38:16+00:00June 9th, 2015|Announcement, Customer, Gippsland, Victoria, North Central Victoria, Western Victoria|

Round 10 Footy Tipping Update: For those who rolled the dice on the Kanga's rebounding against an in-form Coasters outfit, the gamble paid dividends. The Bunker Rat cashed in on this and shot to top dog courtesy of a bees needle between first and third based on Friday night margins. The pack is starting to [...]

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Footy Tipping Update: Round 9

By |2016-11-22T13:38:16+00:00June 4th, 2015|Announcement, Customer, Gippsland, Victoria, North Central Victoria, Western Victoria|

Round 9 Footy Tipping Update: Bon said "It's a long way to the top" and Mokey Dokey certainly proved that over the last 9 rounds. Rising from a paltry 20-something rank to numero uno. One thing it does prove if you chip away it is possible. Lachie Sutherland lost his grip on a 4-week stretch [...]

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