Invest in a large scale dairy farm

Property I.D.: RAL453
Price: BY NEGOTIATION
Land Area: 417ha
Productivity: 590 cows
Other: 50 bail rotary, 3 houses
District: Makotuku
Nearest Town: Dannevirke 17km
Address: Tower Street
Bedrooms:

Additional Features:

Findlay Farm has been designed to the highest of cutting edge standards. The quality of the robust infrastructure lays a foundation for many years of hassle free, profitable farming.
  • 590 cow seasonal supply dairy operation 17km NE of Dannevirke
  • Modern high quality infrastructure throughout
  • 50 bail rotary dairy, fully computerised and automated Protrack Waikato plant
  • Modern tetraploid ryegrass, chicory and plantain-based pastures
  • 266ha dairy platform consists of Matamau, Kopua and Takapau silt loam soils with 77ha of this irrigated by centre pivot and k-lines
  • Dairy platform is approximately half flat and half rolling
  • Feedpad adjacent to the dairy with silage bunkers nearby
  • Excellent fertiliser history and regular monitoring of soil fertility
  • Excellent effluent management with hydrants in the majority of paddocks on the dairy platform, allowing an even spread of nutrients
  • Calf rearing shed for 160 to 180 calves
  • Non-dairy area comprises around 70ha of easy to medium hill country and is utilised for heifers and wintering
  • The main dwelling is a four bedroom plus office Lockwood, set in a large country garden with swimming pool; stables and workshop are alongside
  • Low maintenance four bedroom manager’s home is near new and the third 3 bedroom cottage has also been very well maintained
  • Approximately 52ha of mature forest is being retained by the Vendor

Contact us for a detailed Information Memorandum.

RAL453

About Richard Anderson

Mobile 027 543 1610
Office 06 323 3363
Home 06 323 1390

Email: richarda@ruralandlifestylesales.com

Richard has extensive experience in rural New Zealand and several overseas rural markets. Originally from the South Island, he lived and travelled overseas working for an Agri-Tech company and eventually settled in the Manawatu. Richard entered the real estate industry in 1995. From 2000-2010 he was Rural Manager for a large real estate company, supervising up to 40 real estate salespersons.

Richard is a jet boat enthusiast, and is on the national executive of Jet Boating NZ.