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$9,000,000 + GST (if any)


Great Location with Diversity


Seldom are properties in the heart of Central Southland and only minutes from Winton readily offered for genuine sale.
This dairy unit ticks the boxes offering a 50 bail rotary cowshed, a quality Winton Engineering 620 cow bed wintering barn, four homes and an abundance of buildings supporting the farming operation.
Comprising of flat land with good access to most paddocks, with a portion of the property bordering the Oreti river providing recreational activities at your doorstep. A recently installed Davey water filtration system provides excellent water quality to the shed and stock water to all paddocks.
Currently milking 580 cows, with winter milking over the last two seasons, the farm has an average production of 262,000kg MS over the last three years and a record production of 320,000 kg MS.
The vendor has a 62 hectare runoff in close proximity to the farm which is also available for purchase or lease.



Land Area

233 ha

Nearest Town

Winton, 5km and Invercargill 30km.

Primary School

Winton or St Thomas' with bus at Substation Road or Gap Road corner.

Secondary School

Central Southland College with bus at Substation Road or Gap Road corner.

Dairy Supplier and Company Number

Fonterra 31812

Present Condition ( areas approx):

5ha new grass Spring 2018, balance in permanent dairy pasture. 63ha on the river bank side of the farm.

Contour Description:

Flat farm with river bank protection.

Soil Types:

Balanced soils being predominately Makarewa and Caroline with Riversdale, Lumsden, Howe by the river.

Weeds:

Gorse in some areas by creeks.

Milking Time

550 cows 2.5 hours, max 40 min walk.

Water Supply

Bore (10-15m) located at workshop, pumped to two tanks at dairy shed, for stock and one tank for washdown. Davey water filtration system installed September 2018. 40mm mainline and 32mm leaders to troughs in all paddocks (two troughs to 1/3 of paddocks). Back up stock water supply from a gallery behind the Cameron house.
Main home water is roof catchment to the tank, and bore supplies other homes.

Effluent

Stone trap at cowshed pumped to weeping wall then to first pond. Effluent applied via K-lines (two sets of five pods) and utilised for green wash. Ponds clay lined. The barn effluent to either weeping wall or second pond, which is emptied twice annually via umbilical or slurry. Consented for 700 cows and 280 cows for month of June. Exp 10 Oct 2025.

Fertiliser

As per Ravensdown recommendations. Plus 33 kg per hectare of Nitrogen last season. Soil tests and records on file.

Supplements

220,000 kg DM new seasons silage on settlement. Additional silage to be purchased over and above the purchase price. Approx 50ha silage, 10ha fodder beet grown on support blocks to support dairy unit.

Additional Feed Purchased

120t PKE, 120t molasses, 61t DM silage ex neighbours, 52 bales hay.

Homestead

Renovated brick and roughcast home with coloursteel roof, double glazed windows and new carpet throughout. Open plan living, dining and kitchen with a Yunca wedge burner. Four bedrooms plus office, ensuite in master bedroom, family bathroom and laundry. Separate garaging.

Other Homes

No 2. Very good Versatile brick home with large living and three bedrooms. Kitchen, open plan dining and living, plus office. Heated by a Woodburner. Double garaging.

Farm Buildings

50 bail rotary cowshed with 380 cow yard, Milfos ACR's, meal feeding system, NuPulse plant, Protrack and computer, Dosatron, newly installed Davey water filtration system.

Farm Chattels (Plant & Machinery)

Colostrum, calf milk vat (4,500l).
Lely feed pushers, auto calf feeder, one unit with four feeders (by negotiation).

Shelter & Trees

Nicely sheltered farm with a variety of shelter from Macrocarpa hedging, Pines, Poplars and Willows.

Wintered Stock (numbers approx)

Friesian Frieisan X cow herd. Winter milked 250 cows, peak milk 580 cows, and will autumn calve 60 cows this season. The farm holds a 200kg MS per day winter milk contract.

Production

as at 17/01/19 - 160,000kg MS
currently milking 530 cows
18/19 - est 270,000kg MS
17/18 - 255,836kg MS
16/17 - 276,957kg MS
15/16 - 255,567kg MS
13/14 - 320,000kg MS

Number of Staff

Three full time.

Paula Laughton
Paula Laughton

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Philip Ryan
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Matthew Harrington
Matthew Harrington

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