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$6,249,000 + GST (if any)

Upgraded Dairy Unit with Enhanced Production

Situated in the Ermedale District, handy to Riverton, Otautau and Invercargill. The property comprises generally easy rolling contour subdivided into 41 paddocks, a good variety of shelter is planted throughout the farm.
There was a big increase with production in the 2017/18 season under new management and additional feeding in the paddocks and through the shed.
The 36 aside herringbone cowshed is well situated with two main races leading to it. The property is complemented by a full range of farm buildings and two family homes. This is a genuine 480 cow farm situated in a reliable farming district.

Land Area

179 ha

Nearest Town

Riverton, 16km.

Primary School

Riverton, 16km.

Secondary School

Aparima College, 16km

Freezing Works

Alliance, 33km.


Lorneville, 35km.

Dairy Supplier and Company Number

Open Country.

Present Condition ( areas approx):

15 hectares of fodder beet, approximately 20 hectares of new grass, balance permanent pasture.

Contour Description:

Flat to gentle rolling.

Soil Types:

Well balanced Waimatuku, Woodlands, Makaerwa and Oteramika.

Average Rainfall

1100mm Approximately.


Very clean, weeds sprayed when necessary.

Water Supply

Two bores. One situated at the cowshed and the main bore at the woolshed with Dosatron system.


1171m3 Klip Tank. Pump with pulse irrigation, two sets of four uni pods.


As per Ballance recommendations.


53 tonne soya, 392 tonne palm kernel, 138 tonne DDG and 16 tonne wheat.

Additional Feed Purchased

Palm kernel fed in the paddocks then through cowshed from February 2018.


North facing brick and roughcast home with three bedrooms, kitchen, dining, lounge. Heated by a woodburner. Attached garage with a second double garage plus storage shed. The homestead is set on an elevated site with mature shelter surrounding it.

Other Homes

Situated at 64 Omutu Road. Three bedroom brick home with open plan kitchen dining and lounge. Sunny home with conservatory, wood burner and single garage. Various outbuildings on site.

Farm Buildings

36 aside herringbone cowshed, with Waikato plant, circular yard. New Hecton feed system installed February 2018. 40L silo, new teat spray system, plate cooler will be extended to meet requirements. Four bay calf/implement shed with a concrete floor in one bay. Woolshed and yards, three bay hayshed, second woolshed and cover yards. Four bay calf shed plus concrete fertiliser bay, and outside calving pad.

Farm Chattels (Plant & Machinery)

18,000L Open Country vat (by negotiation), calf vat, normal cow shed plant and equipment. Effluent system, two electric fence units, Dosatron.

Silage Pits and Pads

Silage Pit (on gravel base).

Shelter & Trees

Attractive planted shelter belts. Mature shelter around homestead. Hedges and trees trimmed.

Wintered Stock (numbers approx)

320 heifers on fodder beet (May-Aug 2018).


2018/19 (June 2018 - June 2019) - 287,626kg MS ex 470 cows.
2017/18 - 242,380kg MS ex 470 cows.
2016/17 – The dairy farm was leased for one year with the lessees calving down 250 MA cows and grazing 200 RI heifers.
2015/16 – 178,704kg MS.


470 cows.

Date - Calving

1 Aug 2018

Number of Staff


Supply #:


Paula Laughton
Paula Laughton

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P03 218 8959
M027 533 1268

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Philip Ryan
Philip Ryan

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P03 218 8959
M027 432 5770

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Matthew Harrington
Matthew Harrington

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P03 218 8959
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