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Consistent Mid Scale Dairy Unit


Located just 10km to Tapanui in the West Otago district is this consistent 163 hectare dairy unit.

Infrastructure is of a very good standard with a renovated four bedroom main home and tidy second home. A solid 40 aside herringbone dairy shed with in-shed feeding, various other buildings across the farm and to complete the property is a brand new effluent system being upgraded, comprising of a 1.5 million litre klip tank, 30,000 litre concrete sump and concrete wedge which is all being completed in December 2021. Additional new 21.5 litre milk silo and refrigeration unit to be installed this season.

A consistent performer, the operation peak milks 430 cows and achieved 215,000kg MS for the 2020/2021 season. This is a reliable mid-scale dairy unit with a simple layout, short walks and consists of fertile soils. Inspection recommended.


Land Area

163 ha

Nearest Town

Tapanui, 10km.

Primary School

Tapanui School, 10.3km.

Secondary School

Blue Mountain College, 10.7km.

Freezing Works

SFF Finegand, 66km.

Salesyards

Charlton, 33.5km.

Dairy Supplier and Company Number

Fonterra, supply #38208.

Present Condition ( areas approx):

Approximately 168 hectares effective. 4ha ex fodder beet, approximately to be sown in permanent dairy pasture.
Vendors have had a strong regrassing policy the last five years.

Contour Description:

Flat to easy rolling on the south side of the property.

Soil Types:

Combination of Athol, Waikoikoi, Riversdale, Ardlussa and Jacobstown soils.

Average Rainfall

1,200mm.

Weeds:

Clean.

Water Supply

Two bores, behind main homestead. First bore (15m approx) for housing and second bore (15m approx) for the farm. 40mm and 32mm mainlines to 1,500L water trough in each paddock.

Effluent

New 1.5 million litre Klip Tank being installed 5th December together with concrete wedge to 30,000 litre holding sump pumped to 1.5 million litre Klip Tank. Applied via Cobra travelling irrigator. The property will be consented under the Otago Regional Council.

Fertiliser

As per Ballance recommendations. Individual paddock soil tests on file.

Nitrogen used

190 unit per annum.

Access & Roads

Well-formed internal races and of very good condition. Access to all paddocks, with the longest walking distance being 1.7km. Externally accessed by Koi Flat Road and Conical Hill Road.

Supplements

Shed: 700kg per cow SGT Dan's pellets.

Supplement made on Farm

4ha of fodder beet and 300 bales of baleage.

Homestead

North facing, character four bedroom homestead. Open plan living and separate lounge. Well heated by multi-fuel woodburner and heatpump. Separate double garage, all set in established surrounds. This home has been tastefully renovated.

Other Homes

#2: Two bedroom, north facing Hardiplank cottage, used for workers accommodation. Heated by fire.

Farm Buildings

Very tidy 40 aside herringbone cowshed with 450 cow circular yard, Waikato plant, in-shed feeding with molasses and automatic backing gate.

Two bay workshop with concrete floor, two and three bay calf sheds.

Farm Chattels (Plant & Machinery)

Waikato cowshed plant, Molasses holding tank, 4x 20,000-25,000 litre water tanks, grain silo, electric fence unit, Cobra travelling irrigator. New 21.5 litre milk silo and refrigeration unit to be installed this season.

Silage Pits and Pads

Silage stack gravel based, will drain into new effluent system.

Gravel Pits

Rock available on ridges at the southern end of farm.

Yard

Cattle yards and load out ramp with 500 capacity.

Shelter & Trees

Macrocarpa, leylandii, willows and poplars.

Wintered Stock (numbers approx)

450 cows wintered off farm, peak milking 440 cows.

Crop Yield

24T fodder beet.

Production

2020/21: 215,457kg MS ex 430 cows.
2019/20: 210,552kg MS ex 430 cows.
2018/19: 210,626kg MS ex 430 cows.

Calving

5th August.

Number of Staff

Two full time.

TB Status

C10.

Shay Moseby
Shay Moseby

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P03 218 8959
M027 268 6879


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Hayden McCallum
Hayden McCallum

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P03 218 8959
M027 896 2644


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