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High Performing Dairy Unit


This well presented dairy farm is located in the heart of Central Southland, just 10km from Winton.
Infrastructure consists of a 20 aside herringbone cowshed built in the 2010/2011 season, excellent calf rearing shed and other support buildings including a tidy, north facing, three bedroom home.
Subdivided into 18 paddocks with a high standard of fencing and very easy to manage with an excellent central lane.
A high producing farm, 120,800kg MS from 218 cows last season and an estimated production of 125,000kg MS this season.
Make the most of this rare opportunity to purchase an established, easy to run unit in a great location currently supplying Open Country Dairy.


Land Area

72 ha

Nearest Town

Winton, 10km.

Primary School

Hillside Primary School, Browns. Bus at gate.

Secondary School

Central Southland College, Winton. Bus at gate.

Dairy Supplier and Company Number

Open Country.

Present Condition ( areas approx):

3.8ha new grass to be sown late spring. The property will be in permanent pasture on settlement, or winter crop by negotiation can be sown.

Contour Description:

Flat.

Soil Types:

Majority of the property is Pukemutu with some Makarewa soils at boundaries. The farm has its own gravel supply.

Average Rainfall

1000-1100ml.

Weeds:

Generally clean.

Main Paddocks

18

Water Supply

Two bores, sand filter at cowshed, three 30,000 litre and one 15,000 litre tanks. Back up water supply, easement from neighbouring land if required. House water via roof catchment and two tanks. Travelling irrigator with underground hydrants.

Water Consents

Exp 2021- 250 Cows.

Effluent

Stone trap with large concrete bunker, single weeping wall, 90 day storage, travelling irrigator with gator buggy.

Consents

Exp 2021 - 250 Cows.

Fertiliser

As per Ravensdown Fertiliser Co-Op recommendations. Soil test available.

Nitrogen used

180-200 units per hectare on average.

Access & Roads

MacKenzie Road and Limehills Browns Road.

Additional Feed Purchased

PK and DDG Mix. Approx 170 tonne last season.

Supplement made on Farm

Approx 250 bales baleage.

Homestead

Concrete brick home with iron roof. Three double bedrooms, open plan kitchen, living and dining. Wooden windows in bedrooms, balance aluminium. Daiken heatpump in living area. Dishwasher, electric hot water. Separate shower, separate water cupboard, bathroom with bath and basin and separate laundry. 70% of the house was reclad in 2014 and insulated in the walls and underfloor. Separate double garage.

Farm Buildings

Well appointed, 20 aside herringbone cowshed with a 250 cow rectangular yard, built in 2010/2011 season. Alpha Laval plant, swing arms, digidoser chemical - water filtration system in milk room, mineral dispenser, and newly installed refrigeration unit meeting Open Country standards. Calf shed lined with ply, hayshed and second calf shed.

Farm Chattels (Plant & Machinery)

Mains electric fence unit (at car shed). Normal milking plant and inline dispenser. 19 tonne grain silo, milk vat 13,500 litre.

Shelter & Trees

Macrocarpa at sheds, approx 1000 poplars planted along roadside boundary and at the cowshed.

Wintered Stock (numbers approx)

2018 wintered 110 cows on crop on farm.
2017 wintered 100 cows on crop on farm.

Production

2018/2019 - est 125,000kg MS
2017/2018 - 120,809kg MS ex 218 cows.
2016/2017 - 107,178kg MS ex 200 cows.

Calving

8 August for cows, 25 July for Heifers (25%).

Number of Staff

One.

Supply #:

13436.

TB Status

C6.

Paula Laughton
Paula Laughton

Farm Sales

P03 218 8959
M027 533 1268


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