256.6718 hectare


Established and well presented scale dairy farm located in the highly desirable Aparima district just north of Otautau supplying Open Country Dairy. Centralised infrastructure on flat to easy undulating contour with strong pastures, quality water system and wide lanes. New effluent consent for 850 cows, three homes, full range of farm sheds including a smaller 30 aside herringbone cowshed. A farm managed under a simple low cost structure showing consistent performance. The original farm converted in 1993 was 127 hectares (ex Clapham) with 129 hectares adjoining to the west (ex Pickett) added in 2006.

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Hoeveelheid grond totaal 256.6718 hectare




Land Area 256.6718 hectare
Nearest Town Otautau 14km.
Primary School Otautau Primary School 14km.
Primary School Bus At gate.
Secondary School Central Southland College 37km.
Secondary School Bus 3km away.
Freezing Works Alliance, Mataura 87km.
Sales Yards Lorneville 55km.
Dairy Co Open Country Dairy.
Supply # 13440
Present Condition ( areas approx. ) 100% good quality permanent pasture. Regrass 16-20ha annually.
Soil Types Aparima and Pukemutu with some Makarewa flanking the creek.
Average RF 1000 - 1100mm.
Weeds & Pests Clean. Some broom on creek bank.
Subdivision ( No of Paddocks ) Main 62.
Fences Two wire electric.
Water Supply Double loop 40mm; one central trough per paddock. Very good quantity and quality water. Bore x3.
Fertiliser 350kg/ha DAP Sulphur 13S applied in the spring with two dressings 50/50 Urea and MOP 100kg/ha. Ravensdown soil tests June-17 pH average 5.8, phosphate levels good.
Access & Roads 6-7m wide lanes servicing property and frontage to Hundred Line West Road.
Supplements 200 bales baleage on farm for spring.
Supplement made on Farm Approx 500 bales made, season dependent.
Homestead #1076; Four bedroom, brick and roughcast with coloursteel roof family home with two living areas, multi fuel burner, renovations completed by previous owner in early 2000's. No CCC. Double garage.
Other Homes #1050; Large four bedroom Oamaru stone home with open plan living, aluminium windows, multi burner and heatpump with attached garage and detached storage shed set in established surrounds. #1060; Fully renovated two bedroom cottage with heatpump. Attached garage.
Farm Buildings 30 aside herringbone cowshed with DeLaval milking plant, in shed feeding, good cow flow, circular and rectangular yard for 900 cows, lockable two bay workshop with concrete floor and sliding doors with attached two bay concrete floor and lined fertiliser bins; multiple calf rearing sheds, four and three bay, 1/2 round and old woolshed.
Comments Herd for sale by negotiation.
Possession 1st June 2018 or by mutual agreement.
Wintered Stock Numbers ( approx ) Average last three years 310,000kg ms. Est. 2017/18 320,000ms peak milk 800 cows. 2016/17 307,000ms 800 cows. 2015/16 280,000ms 700 cows. No in shed feeding due to payout 2015/16 - 2016/17.
Contour Description Flat to easy undulating.
Effluent New consent for 850 cows, travelling irrigator with GPS trackmap, new pond constructed awaiting the liner to be installed. Sludge pond at shed. Majority of farm is consented for effluent.
Shelter Trees Some established plantings around the farm.




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