Milligans Feeds

Having over 30 years’ experience in producing high quality, top performing animal nutrition products, Milligans Feeds has been the choice for generations

About Milligans

New Zealand owned and operated family business for over 30 years, Milligans Feeds is New Zealand’s largest privately owned manufacturer and supplier of premium high quality, top performing animal nutrition milk replacers and other animal nutrition products.

We are one of New Zealand’s leading and most experienced and reputable manufacturers, suppliers and exporters of dairy based animal nutritional products, Milligans Feeds provides quality nutrition for animals in both the domestic and international stockfeed markets
With our many years of producing milk replacers, it has allowed us to constantly improve our products by way of quality ingredients and manufacturing techniques which prove themselves on farm. We strive to provide New Zealand farmers with the best products for their young stock and endeavour to give full support by way of knowledge and advice.

We competitively source and supply quality dairy ingredients for our loyal and widespread customers and are proud to be supporting the New Zealand Agricultural Industry.

Trust Milligans Feeds for consistent delivery of premium products with unmatched service.

The Choice for generations!

Why use Milligans?

At Milligans Feeds we take tremendous pride in the products we produce.

That’s why quality product is valued highly by Milligans Feeds, and to stand behind this all products are regularly tested both internally through our rigorous testing programme and externally through recognised industry laboratories to ensure that Milligans Feeds maintain the level of quality recognised with their products. All our products are manufactured in accordance with MPI’s Agricultural Compounds Exempt from Registration’s requirements.

We also regularly run trails with our own product on our own stock at our trial farms whether it be our beefies or heifer replacements to our pet lambs we are able to continuously improve our formulations and feeding systems.

Aside from our quality products is our fantastic team who strive to give the best service possible from rearing advise to unmatched customer service.

Rest assured no stone is left unturned. It’s the reason Milligans Feeds has been and still is the choice for generations!

Our team

Joseph Paton

Business Manager

Joseph is the business manager of Milligans Feeds based in Oamaru and has been in this role for 4 years, previously to this Joseph spent time servicing the South Island Feed division at a store level and in production facilities at Milligans.

In his current role he is the purchaser of key ingredients for the food and feed divisions of Milligans along with overseeing operations, formulation, key accounts, domestic sales, and the export division.

He grew up in a generational farming family and is very passionate about the New Zealand Agriculture industry.

Glen McKay

North Island Regional Manager

Glen is the North Island Regional Manager for Milligans Feeds based out of our Auckland distribution centre and has been in his current role for the past 12 years.

He started his working career at Farmlands Trading Society in Rotorua where he served 11 years, with the last 5 years as branch manager, before moving into a role with Milligans Feeds.

Glen carries 24 years of experience in the agricultural industry and has focused on animal rearing and nutrition with Milligans Feeds since 2007.

Mackenzie Taylor

South Island Sales Representative

Mackenzie is a recent graduate of Lincoln University, completing a Bachelors of Agribusiness and Food Marketing.
She has grown up helping on the family farm and have reared calves alongside her studies.
Mackenzie is based in Oamaru servicing our South Island milk replacer customers and also in the North Otago and South Canterbury area for Grain Based Feeds which include calf and dairy compound feeds.
Although new to the role she is very eager to learn the role and understand her customers’ requirements. She is the point of contact for general enquiries in the South Island and is keen to hear from you!

We also work closely with our independent nutritionist who have vast industry experience.

Alun Faulkner

Nutritionist

Alun Faulkner is the National Technical Manager for Nutritech International Ltd and has been involved with Milligans Feeds for 8 years, designing feed supplement and feed specifications for the calf milk replacer and feedmill parts of the business. Alun has been involved in the NZ animal feed industry for 18 years and prior to that Alun was involved in the South African feed milling industry with poultry and feedmill integrators for 9 years. Alun is a multi-species nutritionist with an MSc. degree specialising in Animal & Poultry Nutrition. Alun is also a full and active member of the New Zealand Association of Ruminant Nutritionists (NZARN).

Dr Julian Walters

Consultant Nutritionist

Dr Julian Waters is an independent nutrition consultant providing nutritional support to Nutritech and to his other NZ and international customers including Milligans Feeds. Julian has been involved in the NZ animal feed industry for 24 years and prior to that was involved in the UK animal feed industry through research, government agencies and commercial operations for 15 years. Julian is a multi-species nutritionist, with both a MSc in Monogastric & Ruminant and a PhD in Ruminant Nutrition. Julian is a founding member of the New Zealand Association of Ruminant Nutritionists (NZARN) and continues to be involved through meetings and conferences.