General News

Water-cooler Warbles

By |2016-11-22T13:38:06+00:00January 11th, 2016|General News, Gippsland, Victoria, North Central Victoria, Staff News, Western Victoria|

Trafalgar Shorty was promoted to Production manager, congratulations on the deserving appointment. Lucas Jenkinson joined our team. Lucas is playing football this year for Yallourn North and already training hard. A first home purchase is also on the cards and an early nomination for 2016’s “best boyfriend” awards. Addam Whitehead is back at work after breaking [...]

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Colbinabbin Stockfeed Mill Upgrade & Social Wrap

By |2016-11-22T13:38:17+00:00May 6th, 2015|Announcement, Customer, General News, North Central Victoria|

The Colbinabbin mill upgrade is well underway to improve storage, grain throughput and superior feed consistency. There’s been some shaking and moving within the business over the last four-months with some people departing, some arriving and some taking on new names. […]

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Raising Funds for Local Cancer Treatment

By |2016-11-22T13:38:19+00:00December 30th, 2014|Announcement, General News, Western Victoria|

Reid Stockfeeds owner Rosli Reid (front centre), Daniel Allen (back left) and Trevor Gardner (second from back left) present Phyllis McLeish (left front) with a cheque for more than $8000 for South West Healthcare’s oncology unit equipment. 2014 marks the fourth year Reid Stockfeeds has raised funds for cancer in the month of October taking [...]

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Ian Reid – SFMAV Life Membership Induction

By |2016-11-22T13:38:20+00:00December 10th, 2014|Announcement, General News, Staff News|

What’s Collingwood got to do with receiving a Stockfeed Manufacturers’ Association of Victoria (SFMAV) Life Membership? Not much and plenty apparently. Since 1984 Ian, together with wife Rosli, have owned and run Reid Stockfeeds. In 1994 Ian was asked to join the SFMAV committee and in 2000 became SFMAV Vice-President. Ian was instrumental in this [...]

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Spring Training for Reid Stockfeeds Nutritionist Group

By |2016-11-22T13:38:22+00:00September 5th, 2014|General News, Staff News|

Craig Perkins breaking down how the international grain market affects local prices. The nutritionist group recently underwent a two-day educational seminar. It encompassed presentations from Marcus Dingle on local/world crop market performance; Craig Perkins on how the export market for grain affects local prices; Jonothon Doubleday and Christine Clarke from [...]

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Trevor, Gibbo & Murray chime in for ALS

By |2016-11-22T13:38:22+00:00August 29th, 2014|Announcement, General News, Staff News, Western Victoria|

Well done Trev and Gibbo for completing the ALS ice challenge/donation and to Murray for proving himself infinitely smarter by opting to pay the penalty rate to charity instead. For more information on the challenge, charity and disease itself visit our original blogpost on the topic. Donations or an in depth discussion of the disease [...]

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The ALS Icebucket Challenge

By |2016-11-22T13:38:22+00:00August 27th, 2014|General News, Melbourne, Staff News|

ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) is a motor neurone disease with no known cure. It destroys the nerve endings needed for functioning muscles. Those diagnosed on average live for a further 2-5years after showing recognisable symptoms. Rob and Nick were nominated by Brintons Fine Carpet to take part in the challenge and to donate $10 each [...]

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Stockfeed Bag Info Day at Terang Co-Op

By |2016-11-22T13:38:22+00:00August 26th, 2014|General News, Gippsland, Victoria, North Central Victoria, Western Victoria|

Our packaged product and retail sales rep Bess Lamont has been busying herself lately with the distribution of a newly packaged range for the following products; — Baby Calf — Calf Rearer — Calf Weaner — Eggs 4 Sure — Springer 16 — Yearling Mix […]

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The Perfect Poached Egg in 45-seconds.

By |2016-11-22T13:38:22+00:00August 13th, 2014|Customer, General News, Gippsland, Victoria|

Ian and Bryan discuss what it means to be a man. Paid a trip to Lyndale Farms recently and gleaned this tried and true gem from egg connoisseur Gill on how to cook the perfect poached egg. From the moment the kettle has boiled it takes just 45-seconds. Here’s Gill’s four [...]

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Better Profits Bring Opportunities for Dairy Farm Improvements

By |2016-11-22T13:38:24+00:00March 18th, 2014|Announcement, Customer, General News, Gippsland, Victoria, North Central Victoria, Western Victoria|

Purdue Extension dairy specialist, Mike Schutz claims growing profit margins and strong export demand for American dairies is providing more opportunity for upgrading or repairing dairy infrastructure. "U.S. exports to Southeast Asia, especially China, are growing because the Asian demand exceeds the expansion rates in Australia and New Zealand," Schutz said. For the full article [...]

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How M’Dougal Topped The Score

By |2014-02-25T19:09:51+00:00February 25th, 2014|General News|

We’ve featured a few poems recently that have run in the Gippsland Farmer. Here’s one I read recently by Thomas E. Spencer (1845-1910). It captures varying qualities of the “bush” brilliantly. In the interests of brevity the verses will be broken down across the coming weeks. Now that’s suspense! (It starts sombre but comes home [...]

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A Dirty Ditty from The Gippsland Farmer Poetry Competition

By |2014-02-17T21:46:55+00:00February 17th, 2014|General News, Gippsland, Victoria|

A New Loo Farewell my old dunny, farewell and adieu, ‘Cos we’ve got a septic and it’s better than you. I’m sorry my old friend that you’ve fallen from favour, But a new plastic seat my old bum will soon savour. And no more will I sit here fighting blowies away, I’ll soon kill them [...]

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Congratulations to Rosli Reid

By |2016-11-22T13:38:30+00:00February 11th, 2014|Announcement, General News, Staff News|

A congratulations is in order for Rosli being nominated and considered for the “100 Women in Australian Agribusiness (WIAA)” list, sponsored by Emerald Grain and Fairfax Agricultural Media. We wish her all the best with her nomination. Bio please, drum-roll; Rosli Reid Reid Stockfeeds Director Rosli together with her husband Ian established Reid Stockfeeds (RSF) [...]

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Kelly Sommerville Joins the RSF Nutritional Team

By |2012-09-22T20:28:33+00:00September 22nd, 2012|Announcement, General News, Staff News, Western Victoria|

Over the past 12-months, Reid Stockfeeds has seen significant growth in our customer group as more farmers recognise the benefits of a ‘professional approach to feeding’. Reid’s has always been proud to supply full on farm nutritional support with qualified nutritional consultants, who are always available to our customers.  The objective of this being to [...]

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Study Tour to the Netherlands

By |2016-11-22T13:38:31+00:00September 17th, 2012|Announcement, Customer, General News, Staff News|

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. […]

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The New FeedSafe Accreditation Logo and What It Means For Livestock Producers.

By |2016-11-22T13:38:31+00:00August 12th, 2012|Announcement, Customer, General News, Gippsland, Victoria, North Central Victoria, Western Victoria|

The new SFMCA FeedSafe logo has been released. See below for what it means, how a manufacturer qualifies and the benefits for livestock producers. […]

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The Honeymoon is Over

By |2016-11-22T13:38:31+00:00August 5th, 2012|Announcement, General News|

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 [...]

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South Gippsland Jersey Breeders Club Celebrates 100 Years!

By |2016-11-22T13:38:31+00:00June 18th, 2012|Customer, General News, Gippsland, Victoria, Seminar|

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. […]

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Reid Stockfeeds Proudly Welcomes its Western Branch

By |2016-11-22T13:38:32+00:00April 11th, 2012|Dairy Show, General News, Western Victoria|

On the 19th of September 2007, Reid Langdon Pty Ltd began operation. This joint venture was the initial stage of an agreed total acquisition of Langdon Produce which reached completion on the 31st of December 2011. On January 1st 2012, Reid Stockfeeds Pty Ltd took responsibility for all operations at the Cobden based mill servicing [...]

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