Dayboro Co-Operative Dairy Assn Ltd’s Truck c.1940s

Dayboro Co-Operative Dairy Assn Ltd’s Truck c.1940s

At a meeting of shareholders of the Dayboro Co-operative Dairy Assn Ltd on 16th October 1951 it was decided that the milk normally distributed in Brisbane by the Co-op would be divided among three companies – United Vendors, Metro and Camford.  Dayboro usually handled 4000 gallons a day and had been distributing milk and cream through its depot at Agnes Street, Fortitude Valley since May 1928. 

It was reported in the Brisbane Courier of Monday 28th May 1928

“…Milk Lorry:- The Dayboro Co-operative Butter Factory has started running a milk lorry to Brisbane every day, and supplies of fresh cream also are carried.”

The Co-op continued to operate its butter factory and milk chilling plant at Dayboro until the factory closed on 30th June 1965.