165.3022 hectare


Partially self contained dairy farm showing consistent production of 145-147,000kg/ms situated on the Otahu Flat in Western Southland supplying Open Country Dairy. Converted in 2005 the property was set up to be managed under a very simple low cost management system that could be replicated. Wide central lanes, high percentage of new pastures to mitigate impacts of summer dry, good quantity and quality of stock water and efficient herringbone cowshed with excellent stock flow. The larger 600 cow effluent consent and infrastructure provides future opportunities for growth. Tidy three bedroom home and good range of farm buildings.

For genuine sale by Deadline Sale closing 4.00pm, Friday, 11th May 2018. Prior offers considered.

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Vraagprijs By Negotiation
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Land Nieuw Zeeland
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Hoeveelheid grond totaal 165.3022 hectare




Land Area 165.3022 hectare
Nearest Town Tuatapere 20km.
Primary School Hauroko Valley Primary School 8km.
Secondary School Waiau Area School 20km.
Sales Yards Lorneville 74km.
Dairy Co Open Country Dairy.
Supply # 13445.
Present Condition ( areas approx. ) 5.51ha turnips/chow (late sown and dry affected) balance permanent pasture under 10 years. 18ha new grass sown autumn 2018.
Soil Types Glenelg & Papatotara soils.
Average RF 1000 - 1100mm.
Weeds & Pests Clean.
Subdivision ( No of Paddocks ) Main 26.
Holding 2.
Fences Two wire electric.
Water Supply Three laterals interlinked, 40mm. Some paddocks have two troughs. Bore - Good quality and quantity of water.
Fertiliser 350kg/ha DAP Sulphur 13S applied in the spring then two dressings 50/50 Urea and MOP at 100kg/ha. Ravensdown soil tests June-17 pH average 5.8 phosphate average 21.
Access & Roads Central lane 6-7m wide with underpass.
Supplement made on Farm 18ha oat silage. 150 bales baleage with 30ha grass silage to be made autumn 2018.
Homestead Basic but tidy three bedroom roughcast home, diesel heating, detached garage.
Farm Buildings 36 aside herringbone cowshed with DeLaval milking plant; circular yard with load out facility, 600 cow holding area. Good four bay calf shed, three bay shed, woolshed and covered yard set up for calf rearing, three bay implement shed and PKE/fertiliser bin.
Comments Herd for sale by negotiation.
Possession 1st June 2018 or by mutual agreement.
Wintered Stock Numbers ( approx ) Last five seasons wintered all cows (420) on 18ha winter crop. Peak milk 400 cows, production range 145-147,000 kg/ms on a low cost system.
Contour Description Flat.
Effluent Stone trap to envirosourcer then pumped either to travelling irrigator or lined 800 cubic metre Tasman tank.




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