Allen McBrayne joined his father's firm on a full time basis in 1971 after attending the University of Guelph. Today Al and his brother Bill work closely on all major decisions pertaining to the business, while maintaining individual responsibilities day to day. Al remains optimistic about the companies future. "As long as we remain focused on the customers wants and needs, McBrayne's Feeds "N" Needs has a bright future," notes Al.
Bill McBrayne also worked for the family firm as a young teen in all areas of the business. Before joining McBrayne's as a full time employee, Bill attended Ridgetown College earning an Agricultural Lab Diploma. Bill also has day to day responsibilities to the company which include plant maintenance. Bill noted that the company will continue to progress through change, innovation and determination and by encouraging our customers "to profit from our experience."
Jean McBrayne joined the McBrayne Family business as an employee in 1998. Inside Sales is an area that Jean enjoys as she is given the opportunity to help customers. "That's what it is all about. Service and caring is a very powerful combination," recalled Jean. As well, Jean has a host of "paper work" duties that just naturally come with the job.
Interested in raising some chickens to your household or farm? Jean is our go to "Chicken Lady". Feel free to e-mail Jean if you have any questions, even if you're a seasoned chicken farmer! She's quick to reply and will help you with any and all your questions. Electronic chicken packages that include information about the variety of birds, pricing and order forms can be e-mailed directly to you, by request.
Will Brewer began working at McBrayne's in 2018 as inside sales representative, but has taken on a larger role of ordering the regular day to day inventory as well as bringing in some new items. He has been busy updating the business both aesthetically and electronically, and can help you manage all your u-Haul needs! He enjoys seeing all the frequent McBrayne's customers as well as meeting new faces.
If anyone has a question regarding their account or would like information about e-statements or e-transfers, contact Will directly with the e-mail provided below.
Lloyd Elgie joined the company in 1975 with a well earned reputation as a skilled business book-keeper/accountant. "His talent and skill served our father, Gordon very well and he's doing the same outstanding work for us", noted Al and Bill McBrayne. Lloyd has reduced his work week, however his services are extremely important to McBrayne's and to our customers.
Carl retired from Trouw, (Nutreco/Shur Gain) January 21, 2022.
He will be missed by many that benefitted from his experience with feed for various species. Also, he will be missed as a friendly face always interested to visit with you.
Began with McBrayne Feed in 1985.
Carl MacLean effective November 1, 2012 moved to Nutreco/Shur Gain's employment as a Feed Sales Representative servicing the similar territory he was when employed by McBrayne Feed. He continues to promote feed sales for Nutreco's mixed feed for bulk deliveries to various farms as well as, he promotes McBrayne's business as a feed mill selling other Shur Gain products by bags.
Knowlegeable and caring, his skills have been appreciated and welcomed by McBrayne customers since 1985. As outside feed sales manager with many years of experience, Carl has a wealth of knowledge regarding Shur Gain feed products.
Jacob began working at McBrayne's Feed in 2018 as our mill hand, shortly before Reg VanAvery retired. Jacob is responsible for mixing all our McBrayne's Feed products made right here in the mill. This includes our ever so popular 50lb Bird Feed & our 25lb Premium bird feed, as well as many other customer (& animal!) favourites! Jake has now retired!