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 [...]
Milk fat depression (MFD) is a common issue observed in Australian dairy cows. Highly fermentable and fatty acid rich pasture in winter-spring, coupled with altered rumen function, are risk factors to MFD. […]
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 [...]
The Telstra Awards came and went in late July. We were proud to make the final-five for medium business beating out 2,500 other entrants. Alas we didn’t have the chutzpah to go the entire way. Though the process has given us insight and incentive to go a step better in 2021, with plenty of work [...]
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 [...]
Usually the largest cash cost on a dairy farm is feed. So, you would expect that most dairy farmers manage their feed resources very closely, on a proactive rather than reactive way. […]
Due to the extremely dry weather since November 2017, our nutrition team have spent many hours with farmers formulating plans and rations for milk production in the absence of pasture. […]
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.
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). […]
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. […]
Hopefully these faces don't represent the sentiment expressed in our survey responses but they probably do represent the thought of filling out a survey. With any luck that angst and boredom can be overcome with this thought; "we will act, where reasonable, on your feedback." That's still not going to rate highly so we're also [...]