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Braeside Dairy

This perfect family dairy unit comprising of 134ha, has a 32 bail rotary shed, which can be easily operated by one person, allowing for more time out of the shed.
The shed has ACRs, meal feeding and the cow yard holds 350.
Currently milking 350 cows, they are forecasting 150,000kg milk solids for the 2019/2020 season.

This property is further complemented by a fantastic five bedroom homestead, which enjoys full sun to the open plan, large, living area. A second, tidy, three bedroom home is located nearer the cowshed.

Land Area

134 ha

Nearest Town

Winton 37km, Nighcaps 8km, Mossburn 34km, Invercargill 68km.

Primary School

Takitimu or St Patricks, 12km.

Secondary School

Central Southland College.

Freezing Works

Alliance Lorneville 59km.


Lorneville, 60km.

Dairy Supplier and Company Number

Fonterra # 35222

Present Condition ( areas approx):

(areas approx) Effective milking area is 123 hectares. 4ha ex fodder beet and 3ha swedes to new grass this spring, 4ha summer turnips and 4ha swedes to be sown for winter 2020. Balance in permanent dairy pasture.

Contour Description:

Largely flat with a gentle roll to a steeper hill area of a few paddocks.


North east.

Soil Types:

Mossburn and Taringatura soils.

Average Rainfall



Normal farm spraying programme.

Water Supply

Bore located at dairy shed (25m), 40mm mainline to troughs in all paddocks. Water consent expires June 2022.


Gravity fed to sump from cowshed, pumped to weeping wall then into main 1.3 million litre pond. Effluent applied via uni guns. Consented for 350 cows, expiring June 2022.


Soil tests from four paddocks on file, showing Olsen P range 13-56, pH levels 5.8-6.5. Ballance fertiliser recommendations.

Nitrogen used

148kg per hectare.

Access & Roads

Access road is Crampton Road. Internal consists of formed races (six metres wide).


59t DM baleage made on farm. 210t PKE, 62t corn gluten, 103t DM baleage including winter supply brought in.


Well presented, brick and roughcast family home, coloursteel roof and double glazed throughout. Large, sunny, open plan kitchen, dining and living area heated by a fire and two heatpumps. Five bedrooms, master with walk in robe and ensuite. Underfloor heating in the main bathroom, separate laundry, third toilet, and adjoining garage and two car separate garage. DVS system also installed. House water is roof catchment.

Other Homes

Tidy home of hardiboard exterior, coloursteel roof and double glazed windows. Sunny north facing kitchen, living and dining heated by a heatpump. Three bedrooms, separate toilet and bathroom, laundry and detached single garage.

Farm Buildings

32 bail rotary cowshed (2002) of concrete block structure with DeLaval plant, ACRs, in shed feeding system and a stainless steel platform, 11m wide yard (350 cow capacity), manual drafting. There is a toilet at the office. Further buildings consist of six bay calf shed and lockable workshop attached, and a three bay hayshed.

Farm Chattels (Plant & Machinery)

Stainless steel calf milk vat, grain silo, mixing silo. Bobby pen (on skids) 16,000L milk vat - Fonterra. Fuel tank at yard.


Loading ramp at cowshed.

Shelter & Trees

Various trees and shelter.

Wintered Stock (numbers approx)

Wintered 97 cows on dairy platform on crop.

Current Stock

365 mixed aged cows calved down. LIC herd summary on file.

Milk Solids



2019/20 - Est 150,000kg MS ex 350 cows P/M
2018/19 - 133,683kg MS ex 329 cows
2017/18 - 140,752kg MS ex 343 cows
2016/17 - 140,253kg MS ex 333 cows

Date - Calving

3 Aug 2019

Number of Staff


TB Status


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