Slurry tanker makes Australian debut at Wooroolin field day | PHOTOS

Slurry tanker makes Australian debut at Wooroolin field day

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Oz Value AG state manager Carl Rackemann with Youngs Farm owner Mark Young, Wooroolin.

Oz Value AG state manager Carl Rackemann with Youngs Farm owner Mark Young, Wooroolin.

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A custom 30,000 litre tanker was unveiled to crowds near Kingaroy on Friday.

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An Italian slurry tanker made its Australian debut at a field day near Kingaroy on Friday.

The first FB Bossini tanker to be imported Down Under was unveiled to a crowd of machinery lovers, growers, feedlotters, agronomists, retailers and friends at the Oz Value AG and Youngs Farm showcase at Wooroolin.

Property owners Mark and Sharon Young ordered the custom 30,000 litre tanker to spread pig manure from their 8000 SPU piggery on paddocks which produce peanuts, wheat, oats and other crops.

The new machine has helped reduce buildup in the effluent ponds and saved them money on synthetic fertilisers.

The full story will be available online soon and in this week's edition of Queensland Country Life.

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