Quality animal feed is absolutely vital to ensure the wellbeing of farm animals and the productivity of any farming operation. To buy quality feed, you need to make sure you’re getting it from a reputable source.
Local FeedSafeNZ helps New Zealanders find good feed suppliers, distributors and manufacturers through our accreditation system. If they have the FeedSafeNZ tick, you can be sure you’re buying quality.
There are many different places to source animal feed and different types of animal feed. Different animals have various nutritional needs based on their species, age and what they’re bred for, so going to a place that can help give you the right feed you need is important.
Some of the places you can find and purchase quality animal feed in New Zealand include:
Local Agricultural Supply Stores
Local supply stores are hubs that are excellent for being convenient and carrying a wide range of different products to meet different needs.
Stores like these are also great sources of knowledge. The staff are experts that can point you in the right direction of the products you should buy and help answer any questions you may have.
Online and E-commerce
Staying with the times, the agriculture industry has openly embraced the digital revolution. There are now many options for New Zealand farmers to purchase animal feed online.
These platforms offer a wide range of products with competitive prices. Also for convenience they can offer delivery options.
It’s important that whenever you’re buying online to always check customer reviews and ratings to make sure there are no issues with the supplier or their products.
Local Feed Mills and Manufacturers
Buying directly from a feed mill can have its advantages too. These advantages include potentially fresher products and cost savings.
Feed mills may be able to provide customised feeding solutions for specific animal requirements, so try getting in touch with them if this is what you’re looking for.
It’s important when buying animal feed that you’re making sure it is of the utmost quality. Harmful additives in feed can be very damaging for animals. That’s why FeedSafeNZ is committed to giving the tick of approval, so consumers can know they are buying from a reputable source and the product is free from any potential issues.
For a full list of some of the suppliers that have the tick of approval, visit the Our Brands part of our website.