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$3,850,000 + GST (if any)

Wendon Dairy Unit

Vendor has owned property since 2008 and invested capital on housing, lanes, re-grassing, fencing, and effluent. This offering is part of a larger dairy unit. Good facilities encompassing a 54 bale rotary cowshed with in shed feeding and automatic cup removers.
A four bedroom permanent material brick homestead was built in 2011 and sits on an elevated position on the farm. There are two other houses on the farm along with full array of support buildings.
The property is predominately flat contour with heavier soil type.
Priced to sell at $3,850,000 + GST (if any).
This is a great opportunity for a first farm buyer who is looking for a good location and facilities. Purchase will be subject to survey.

Land Area

141 ha Subject to Survey

Nearest Town

Riversdale 10km.

Primary School

Riversdale Primary School bus at gate.

Secondary School

Gore High School or St Peters High School 35km. Bus at gate.

Freezing Works

Alliance Mataura, 56km.


Lorneville, 24km.

Dairy Supplier and Company Number

Fonterra, Edendale 4km.

Present Condition ( areas approx):

35 hectares was planted in fodder beet and kale to carry 750 cows over 2019 winter.As per GPS map the farm is assessed at circa 302 hectares effective which is in permanent pasture/crop. This has been re-grassed with the exception of 5%. The remaining circa 83 hectares is a combination of rough grazing, holding paddocks, ineffective land and gorse/scrub. Winter cropping programme for 2020 to be confirmed. All internal fencing is two and three wire post.
Paddock layout 73 main and 6 holding.

Contour Description:

Farm is a mix of flat contour with gentle/medium and some steeper areas. Waterways are fenced

Soil Types:

Jacobstown, Fleming, Lumsden and Glenure. Average rainfall is 1150ml.


Gorse. Has been partially sprayed.

Water Supply

There are two bores on the property, one is situated near the cottage and the other near the Wendon creek, with the addition of a take out for stock water. The water is pumped from the dairy shed to the header tank situated in paddock 21. This tank services all troughs to the south of Wendon creek. Water is also pumped from header tank to two hill tanks which service the balance of the farm. There is water supply and troughs to all paddocks on the farm. Water consent expires 30 August 2027.


The effluent is gravity fed from the cowshed to 1st concrete pond. Solids are then separated through a screen-press. Gravity fed to two other ponds (one concrete and one lined). There is 60 days storage overall. Effluent is then applied through a travelling irrigator and maxi pods. Effluent consents allow for both application methods. The effluent consent is for 800 cows and expires on 30th August 2027.


Soil tests on file.

Nitrogen used

100 units of N per annum over four dressings.

Access & Roads

Wendon Creek Road, Campbell Road, and Pyramid Creek Road.


Wheat is fed through the dairy shed. Hay and silage for cows.
2018/19- 50 tonne PKE, 300 bales of baleage, 60 tonne DM silage.
2017/18 - 25 tonne PKE, 300 bales of baleage, 60 tonne DM silage.

Additional Feed Purchased

Supplements as listed above have been brought in.

Supplement made on Farm

Part of the baleage requirement for winter feed was made on farm.


Permanent brick material large family home built in 2011. This is a well appointed four bedroom with study, master has an ensuite and separate bathroom. There is a laundry also with a shower and toilet. Open plan living, kitchen, and dining and enclosed conservatory. There is a Yunca fire with wetback and circulating fan to bedrooms. Double garage with internal access.

Other Homes

2nd House, 322 Wendon Creek Road
Open plan kitchen and living, heated by a Yunca. 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The original house is still attached offering additional space.
3rd House – Campbell Road, 4 bedroom brick with open plan kitchen and living. Yunca fire with central furnace. Two single garages.
4th House, 195 Wendon Creek Road
Kitchen/dining and separate lounge heated by a Yunca. 3 bedroom, bathroom with toilet.
External laundry with shower and separate toilet. Double garage.

Farm Buildings

54 bale Reid rotary cowshed built in 2002. Cow shed is centrally located on the flat contour. North boundary of the farm is 2.5 km to the cowshed.Rectangular yard can hold up to 800 cows. There is automatic cup removers and in-shed feeding with two external silos. Wetit teat sprayer (owned by sharemilker). There is a dosing pump or could reinstall dosatron.
Two woolsheds, covered yards, large covered calf sheds, full array of other sheds including haybarns, implement sheds, and workshops.
Farm chattels consist of: Meal feeding system with silos, plant cowshed, and effluent maxi pods and travelling irrigator. Milk silo.

Wintered Stock (numbers approx)

2019 – 750 calving.


2019/20 - 240,000 kg MS (budget)
2018/19 - 206,082 kg MS
2017/18 - 189,065 kg MS
2016/17 - 182,673 kg MS
Historical production above represents the farm wintering all cows on. The farm has produced 294,000 kg MS in the 2013/14 season when utilised as full milking platform with cows wintered off.

Date - Calving

10 Aug 2019

Number of Staff

Run by 50/50 sharemilker

Supply #:


Matthew Harrington
Matthew Harrington

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Shay Moseby

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