The Riverina Nutrition team works daily to ensure the quality and consistency of our stock feeds.

With years of technical expertise, practical experience and local knowledge, our nutritionists carefully refine and routinely update our range of stock feeds to incorporate new research and findings and ensure you get the most out of your feed.

 

Find the right feed for you

Our specialist team provide quality nutritional advice on feedlotting and can assist with feeding, growth and management of your livestock and animals.

Plus, the team also share regular advice via our Knowledge Base and are also available to provide personalised solutions on your animal’s feeding program.

Our Team

Meet the Riverina Nutrition Team

Nutrition

Vanessa Thomas

Senior Nutritionist

Bachelor of Agricultural Science


07 3007 6888


Nutrition

Emma Mills

Nutritionist

Bachelor of Agriculture (Animal Production)


07 3007 6888


Nutrition

Amy Price

Nutritionist

Bachelor of Science (Animal Science and Animal Health)


07 3007 6888


Knowledge Base

Explore our Knowledge Base from our specialist nutrition team to stay up-to-date with valuable seasonal information

Beef

The Importance of Supplementation of Breeding Cows Grazing Winter Pastures

The goal of weaning is to produce a good calf that performs to its genetic potential and to keep the breeding herd in good condition, in order to…

Pasture Supplementation

We are in the midst of an excellent pasture growing season, a welcome reprieve after the droughts and fires that Australia has experienced in recent…

Methane - Not Just Hot Air

With the topic of methane reduction being widely discussed in both Australia and internationally, the Riverina Stockfeeds Nutrition Team has provided…

Understanding PCAS

Riverina is proud to be able to support our customers certified under the Pasturefed Cattle Assurance System (PCAS).

Producer Guide: Feeding Dry Supplements

Dry supplements should ideally be introduced before conditions become dry and cattle start to lose weight. Feeding earlier means you will utilise more…

Directions for Use of Liquid Pasture Supplements

Riverina Pasture Supplements are designed to be fed when there is an abundant supply of roughage available.

Dairy

Methane - Not Just Hot Air

With the topic of methane reduction being widely discussed in both Australia and internationally, the Riverina Stockfeeds Nutrition Team has provided…

Directions for Use of Liquid Pasture Supplements

Riverina Pasture Supplements are designed to be fed when there is an abundant supply of roughage available.

Heat Stress Management in Dairy Cattle

Heat stress in dairy cows is a challenge that dairy farmers face each year during the warmer months.

Herd your cattle towards healthy gestation

During the cooler seasons, cereal crops and green pastures typically experience a decline in uptake of minerals from the soil

Magnesium Deficiency – Grass Tetany

Cattle store very little magnesium in their body and rely on Magnesium being supplied daily in their feed. If pasture levels are low this can trigger…

Maintaining butterfat

The most common cause of low butterfat is a shortage of roughage leading to acidic conditions in the rumen

Sheep

Methane - Not Just Hot Air

With the topic of methane reduction being widely discussed in both Australia and internationally, the Riverina Stockfeeds Nutrition Team has provided…

Directions for Use of Liquid Pasture Supplements

Riverina Pasture Supplements are designed to be fed when there is an abundant supply of roughage available.

Our Top Picks: Ideal Products for the Upcoming Lambing Season

Lambing season is quickly approaching but there’s still plenty of time to ensure ewes are receiving all the nutrients they need to maintain their…

Copper Toxicity in Sheep

Sheep are very efficient at absorbing Copper from their diet; however the problem is that they do not excrete excess copper very well.

Pig

A General Guide To Pig Nutrition & Feeding

Pig’s optimal nutritional requirements change based on a variety of factors.

Feeding the Pregnant Sow

Feeding pregnant (gestation) sows is very important for future production.

Poultry

Free Range Layer Farming Challenges

The poultry industry has dramatically changed over the past few decades with free-range egg farming becoming increasingly popular worldwide.

Boosting Egg Production Through Quality Nutrition

There are many questions egg producers have at this time of year.

Why does Yolk colour vary?

Consumers link egg quality to yolk colour. Depending on the nutrition of the laying hen, yolk colour can vary from a very pale yellow to deep orange.

Horse

‘Big Head’ in horses – When are they at risk?

Nutritional Secondary Hyperparathyroidism or commonly ‘Big Head’ is a disease caused by a calcium deficiency in horses.

Essentials for Maintaining Mare Nutrition During Foaling Season

Foaling season can often be both exciting and stressful for many horse owners.

Need help with your animal & livestock dietary needs?

Explore our Knowledge Base below or contact our nutritionist specialists for specific advice.

 

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