How to greatly improve the quality of your cattle's diet

By Vincent Posada – Consulting Nutritionist As weather warms up and increasing rain comes along, tropical grasses tend to grow faster and mature quickly.  Grass species such as Setaria, Kikuyu and Rhodesgrass try to capture as much sunlight as possible by generating longer leaves to c...

Norco Grain Team - Our Focus, Our Team

Norco Grain falls under the Norco Rural Agribusiness business unit and was established in 2010 to service grain growers and end-users, which includes the Norco Co-operative milk suppliers in New South Wales and Queensland. We are an established Australian grain marketing and agricultural c...

Supplementary feeding when grazing dry pastures

By Vincent Posada – Consulting Nutritionist As winter approaches, grasses quickly mature. Protein level also tends to drop dramatically and become bound in the structure.  The resulting dry standing pasture contains large amounts of structural fibre, which still has the potential to s...

How to greatly improve the quality of your Cattles Diet

By Vincent Posada – Consulting Nutritionist to Goldmix Stockfeeds As weather warms up and increasing rain comes along, tropical grasses tend to grow faster and mature quickly.  Grass species such as Setaria, Kikuyu and Rhodesgrass try to capture as much sunlight as poss...

‘Grass Tetany’ may be just around the corner!

by Mathew Duley – Goldmix Stockfeed Mill Lismore Grass Tetany is a nutritional disorder, generally associated with inadequate levels of magnesium in the blood. It commonly occurs in lactating beef, dairy and sheep animals consuming lush temperate forages such as ryegrass...

Managing Ryegrass pastures for optimum production

By Vincent Posada – Consulting Nutritionist This winter when Ryegrass takes off after rain and fertilizer application, there is a tendency for more forage to be available that can actually be consumed.  Our reaction is to slow down paddock rotation and increase grazing ...

Consulting Nutritionist Profile:- Vincent Posada B Sc, M Ag

Vincent’s experience spans over 37 years consulting in Australia, North and South America and East Asia. He provides up to date advice in nutrition and farm management to small and medium beef feedlots, medium to large beef grazing properties, dairy TMR, grazing operations and oig, horse, poult...