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$3,950,000 + GST (if any)


Exceptionally Well Presented Dairy Unit


This dairy farm is offered to the market as a turn key unit with all of the hard work done.
Centrally located, only 20 minutes to Winton,30 minutes to Gore.
Presented to an exceptionally high standard, the property comprises of flat land which is well raced and subdivided into 26 paddocks. Built in 2013 is a 36 aside herringbone cowshed, still in immaculate condition and fully equipped with a meal feeding system and ACRs. Handy to the dairy shed is a modern, deep, double bay specifically built calf rearing and cow calving shed.
The home is a fantastic asset to the property, boasting a large open plan living area, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, office and an attached double garage. Beautiful native bush back drop provides a playground for all ages. A second very tidy and warm two bedroom cottage is excellent for further staff if required.
Highly productive averaging 137,000 kg MS from 265 cows and farm working expenses ranging between $2.65 to $3.50, payout depending. A farm worthy of inspection and serious consideration.


Land Area

101 ha

Nearest Town

Winton 23km, Invercargill 29km,

Primary School

Hedgehope Primary School 7km.

Secondary School

Central Southland College 23km, with bus at end of Channel Road.

Freezing Works

Alliance

Dairy Supplier and Company Number

Open Country

Present Condition ( areas approx):

Four ha kale, balance permanent dairy pasture.

Contour Description:

Flat.

Soil Types:

Predominately Pukemutu + Makarewa with a small amount of Hedgehope.

Weeds:

Clean.

Main Paddocks

26

Walking Distance to Shed

Less than 1km.

Milking Time

1 hour 30 minutes.

Water Supply

Bore at cowshed, pumps to two tanks, iron filter system, pumped to troughs in all paddocks via 40ml lines. Reliable bore all year round.

Bore Well size and depth

20 metres.

Effluent

Gravity to weeping wall, pumped to lined 3 million litre pond. Applied to farm via xtwo k-line pods (four on each line - one line at a time)

Cow Numbers

Milking 265 cows.
Calves on until 1 January.

Fertiliser

Fertiliser wholesale and Ballance.

Nitrogen used

Approximately 80kg per ha annually

Access & Roads

Very good central lane (six metre) system. Access to all paddocks.
Access off Channel road.

Supplements

260 bales of baleage on settlement.
Annually baleage purchased from neighbouring farm of approximately 500 - 600 bales, additional feed varies on milk payout.

Supplement made on Farm

Approximately 150 bales annually.

Homestead

Well presented home being of a roughcast exterior, coloursteel roof, double glazed, large open plan kitchen, living and dining, four double bedrooms, master with ensuite and walk in robe, office and laundry, family bathroom with spa bath. Large attached double garage. Woodburner, two heat pumps and electric under floor heating in kitchen and bathrooms.
Spa bath and internal vac not used.

Other Homes

Cottage at 218 Channel Road. Very tidy two bedroom cottage heated by a fire. Open plan living, kitchen with laundry in kitchen.

Farm Buildings

36 aside herringbone with in-shed feed system and ACRs built in 2013. 400 cow rectangle yard (40m x 12m) hydraulic backing gate and double feed strip, Westfalia plant, Dosatron. 16 tonne silo. Double bay eight bay calf shed utilised for calf rearing and cow calving for up to 50 cows. (540m2). Built in 2015. Two bay workshop with concrete floor.

Yard

Cattle yards (100 cows).

Shelter & Trees

Pine trees and native bush backdrop.

Current Stock

Normally calve 280 cows. Cows wintered off the farm for 5 weeks. Calves stay until 1 January.

Production

2019/2020 - 137,000kg MS budget
2018/2019 - 137,801kg MS ex 260 cows
2017/2018 - 137,558kg MS ex 280 cows
2016/2017 - 126,774kg MS ex 250 cows

Date - Calving

3 Aug 2019

Herd Summary

Friesian Friesian Cross

Number of Staff

One plus relief milker.

Supply #:

13450

Paula Laughton
Paula Laughton

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