Self-Contained Dairy Unit
166 Taylors Road, Tararua
About the propertyLand Area: 307. ha
Opportunity abounds with this 306 hectare property currently utilising a milking platform of 148 hectares.
A quality dairy unit milking 350 cows on a "once a day" system with the balance of the 262 hectare home block utilised for dairy support and drystock.
Platform contour consists of 104 hectares flat and 48 hectares of easy cultivated hill. Drystock areas are easy/medium hill contour.
Exceptional infrastructure includes a modern 38 aside Herringbone shed with in-shed feed system, 19 bay specialist calf sheds and numerous support buildings.
New cattle yards, PK/fertiliser bin and two good homes, both 3 bedroom and a separate self-contained sleepout.
Production figures show a 4 year average of 126,837 kgMS with these figures reflecting 2 years on the "once a day" system.
144,488 kgMS being the best production in that period.
Well consented to 2030 for a peak of 500 cows and with a Nitrogen leaching target of 51 kgN/ha there is scope and opportunity to lift cow numbers and production.
The whole farm is well subdivided with good races, excellent water supplied from 2 bores and a consistent regrassing program.
The "summer safe" climate with rainfall around 1800mm per annum provides the platform for a top dairy farm.
A very handy 44 hectare runoff is also available and can be purchased separately or with the main farm.
Options and opportunities are the key words in relation to this self-contained quality dairy unit and drystock operation.
Tender (unless sold prior) closes 4pm, Tuesday 21 November 2017
Bayleys, 125 Main Street, Pahiatua.