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Thursday 18 April 2024, 12.00pm

McKenzie Block Well Performing Dairy Support Unit

McKenzie block is a reliable dairy support farm that is run in conjuction with the home dairy farm (Ardlebank). This well established property consists of strong productive soils and good regrassing history with high clover content. The property constantly cuts 1000 tonnes of dry matter quality silage per year. Internal access is supported with a gravel track giving great access for machinery and stock management.
The three double bedroom homestead is well supported with a full array of improvements, including cattle yards, a very good enclosed workshop, two stand woolshed/contractors shed, six bay hay shed and stock water from the Moa Flat Scheme. The property would make an excellent addition to the home dairy platform consolidating your farming business.
Vendors invite early offers prior to deadline.

Land Area

151 ha

Nearest Town

Heriot, 2km.

Primary School

Heriot Primary School, 2km. Bus at gate.

Secondary School

Blue Mountain College, 15km.

Freezing Works

SFF, 51km. Alli Mataura, 58km.


Charlton, 51km.

Present Condition ( areas approx)

12ha Kale Dec 2023, 11ha Young Grass Feb 2023 and balance in permanent pasture.

Contour Description

Flat to gentle rolling, 127ha. Steeper Rolling, 19ha.



Average Rainfall

1,000 - 1,100ml


Annual programme.

Main Paddocks


Holding Paddocks


Water Supply

Moa Flat water scheme. 9 Units (1000 litres per unit) all gravity feed from top tanks. Homestead on scheme.


Superior recommendations + barn effluent (after silage harvested)

Nitrogen used

190 units

Access & Roads

Good road frontage access via Moncurs and Kempthorne Road. Well maintained internal lanes.

Supplement made on Farm

Approx 1000 tonnes dry matter silage & 200 bales baleage (3 cuts annually).


Three double bedrooms, brick & roughcast, iron roof, open plan dining & living. Bathroom has a shower and bath with a separate toilet. Single car garage with separate laundry (Healthy Home compliant)

Farm Buildings

Enclosed work shop, concrete floor, 2 stand woolshed, outside yards, 6 bay hay shed, 3 bay hay shed.

Gravel Pits

Rotten rock open pit.


Cattle yards with holding capacity of 100 R2's.

Shelter & Trees

Well maintained shelter throughout.

Wood Lots

3.2ha Pine (2005) and 0.9ha Pine (2005).

Wintered Stock (numbers approx)

100 R2 dairy heifers, 50 R18 months dairy heifers, 100 R1 dairy heifers.

TB Status


Chris Swale
Chris Swale

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P03 218 8959
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Shay Moseby

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P03 218 8959
M027 268 6879

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