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Free Draining Wintering Run Off


Comprising 131 hectares, sandy to medium free draining soils, this run off is well set up and is currently utilized as a grass wintering and grazing support run off for a local 259 hectare dairy unit which is also separately on the market.

The property is located 10km from Invercargill. There is a modern set of cattle yards a four bay hay barn/workshop, reliable water system reticulated across the property and it is subdivided into 21 paddocks. A pasture renewal program was carried out early spring across the entire property.

Settlement will be the 1st June 2022 with this property being set up for the winter and will include 1,200 bales of baleage and pasture cover of 2,500kg of dry matter per hectare providing significant value.

Please note: Previous years the vendors operated under a different structure being a self-feed silage stack wintering model wintering 600 cows and grazed 170 R1s and 170 R2s all year round prior to returning back to the dairy unit pre calving.

Inspection recommended.


Land Area

131 ha

Nearest Town

Invercargill, 16km.

Primary School

Otatara School, 13km.

Secondary School

Invercargill schools.

Freezing Works

Alliance Lorneville, 16km.

Salesyards

Lorneville, 16km.

Present Condition ( areas approx):

All in permanent pasture. Property completed regrassing/drilling programme with a shorter term annual in September 2021.

Contour Description:

Predominantly flat with a small area of rolling sand.

Soil Types:

Combination of Otaitai, Riverton and Grasmere soils.

Average Rainfall

1200mm.

Weeds:

Clean.

Main Paddocks

21

Water Supply

Sourced from bore, located at shed. 40mm mainline to 500 and 750L troughs in each paddock.

Fertiliser

Follows Ballance recommendations, soil tests available on request.

Access & Roads

Externally accessed by Waimatuku Bush Road, Ferry Road and Allison Road.

Supplements

1200 bales of new seasons baleage and 2500kg DM per hectare at settlement date.

Farm Buildings

Four bay hay/implement shed and worshop, with enclosed bay and concrete floor.

Farm Chattels (Plant & Machinery)

Mains electric fence unit, dosatron, water supply, pumps and fittings and head bale.

Yard

Modern set of steel cattle yards, approximately 150 cow capacity.

Wintered Stock (numbers approx)

2021: Approximately 510 mixed age friesian and friesian cross cows wintered on grass and baleage for a 11 week period in 2021. The vendors calved down the herd from 5th August at this property.

Additional stock grazed this season: 50 R1 heifers wintered and grazed until 10th January. Three bulls.

TB Status

C10.

Hayden McCallum
Hayden McCallum

Farm Sales

P03 218 8959
M027 896 2644


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Shay Moseby
Shay Moseby

Farm Sales

P03 218 8959
M027 268 6879


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