Invest in a large scale dairy farm

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

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.


About Richard Anderson

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


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.