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Well Situated Dairy Farm


This well located dairy unit is located just 10 minutes from Winton in the reliable farming district of Browns. The property has a nice variety of established shelter, is flat land, subdivided into 52 paddocks with excellent internal and external access.
A centrally located 36 aside herringbone cowshed is fully equipped with automatic cup removers, meal feeding system and vet race. The yard takes the herd comfortably, catering for up to 500 cows.
Complemented by an excellent seven bay calf shed, workshop and several other implement/hay sheds.
Consented for 500 cows until January 2024, currently milking 450 cows with estimated target of 185,000 kg MS this season. Over the last two years the farm has also wintered 250 MA cows on crop.
This is an excellent dairy unit suitable for a range of buyers, the genuine vendors welcome your inspection.


Land Area

167 ha

Nearest Town

Winton, 16km. Invercargill, 40km.

Primary School

Limehills School, 14km. Winton Primary, 17km.

Secondary School

Central Southland College, 17km. Invercargill High Schools, 45km.

Freezing Works

Alliance Lorneville 39km.

Salesyards

Lorneville, 37km.

Dairy Supplier and Company Number

Fonterra, Supply No. 32460

Present Condition ( areas approx):

15.5ha kale (4ha first crop and 11.5ha second crop), 3.8ha of semi developed peat utilised for surplus stock and stand off area. 3.72ha new grass (Moata) this season, balance in permanent pasture.

Soil Types:

Predominately Pukemutu, with small amount of Otanomomo, and Invercargill.

Average Rainfall

1100mm.

Weeds:

Maintained annually.

Water Supply

No1. well pumps to cowshed via 40mm (1/3) and 32mm (2/3) ring main. No2. well is located on Hamilton block and is double pumped to cowshed. Three tanks at the cowshed. Stock water from cowshed tank to troughs in all paddocks.
No1. 8m deep/800gl/hr;
No2. 10m deep/600gl/hr.
Two tanks at each house collect rain water.

Effluent

Designed by Murray Gardyne. Clay lined pond, deer fenced with a weeping wall. Gravity fed from shed and applied via six large pods with approximately 12 underground hydrants. Consented for 500 cows until January 2024.

Fertiliser

As per Ravensdown recommendations.

Nitrogen used

Amo 31.

Supplements

Cows are fed 1kg/day from September to mid December. 160 bales made on farm this season. Additional 300 bales of baleage brought on for wintering.

Homestead

Well designed home built in 2011 of 288sqm. Classic brick exterior, coloursteel roof and double glazed. Open plan kitchen, dining and living, separate attached lounge, four bedrooms and office. Master with ensuite and walk-in wardrobe. Attached double garage. Panasonic heat pump in living and hallway. Separate three car, enclosed garage and three bay open utility shed.

Other Homes

Brick and roughcast home with iron roof, majority aluminium windows and five bedrooms with double glazing. Open plan kitchen, dining and living and second lounge. Yunca multi fuel and heatpump in lounge, separate shower, separate toilet, separate laundry, internal double garage.

Farm Buildings

36 aside herringbone cow shed, 2km maximum from anywhere on the farm. DeLaval plant, ACRs (Waikato), in shed meal feeding system, 13T silo, 520 cow circular yard with a vet race and green wash backing gate. Substantial seven bay calf shed, two fertiliser bins with attached enclosed workshop and two closed in bays. Four bay hayshed and three bay implement shed, and double garage on Hamilton block.

Farm Chattels (Plant & Machinery)

Dairy shed plant and equipment, two electric fence units.

Gravel Pits

Available on Hamilton block by ponds.

Shelter & Trees

Numerous shelter belts throughout the farm.

Wintered Stock (numbers approx)

2018 - 250 MA Jersey cows on 15ha.
2019 - 250 MA Jersey cows (of which 83 are heifers that arrive on 1 May) on 15ha of kale.
Fully recorded Jersey herd. Ambreed, Worldwide Sires.

Production

Peak milked 450 cows.
2019/20 - estimated 180,000kg MS.
2018/19 - 158,758kg MS;
2017/18 - 185,359kg MS;
2016/17 - 201,299kg MS.

Calving

Calving 475 cows, 1 August 2019.

Stock & Plant

Stock available for purchase at valuation.

Number of Staff

2.5.

Paula Laughton
Paula Laughton

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Matthew Harrington

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