Situated with very good summer rainfall this 278 total hectare, 240 hectare more or less effective dairy unit has yet to capitalise on recent improvements. The farms stocking history and inputs have yet to materialise into increased production, requiring only steady and improved farm management.
•Production is from 600 Cows this seasons target, 140,000kgms, best production to date.
127,703kgms from 420 cows, calving date 1st August, rearing 160 calves, - herd wintered on.
•Contour, easy rolling with some sidlings and steeper areas. The property is well raced and fenced into
100 paddocks (approximately)
•Water: spring sourced, water ram and pump. Water lines 63mm, 50mm, 40mm 32mm, 25mm.
Reticulation by pressure pump at dairy - total upgrade in the last three years with good storage.
•Effluent Disposal: The system is based on one large effluent pond pumped via 90mm lines with pods.
New pump and stirrer. Pond Opus tested.
•Farm Buildings: 42 aside herringbone (built 2009) Reid Slide Pulsators, in shed feed system and silo, 600
cow yard with two backing gates. One two bay lockable workshop, large two bay implement shed, gable
hay barn, large calf shed, two sets of cattle yards.
•Dwellings: Main house with three bedrooms, weatherboard, large living area, separate lounge, office,
double garage plus carport. Farm cottage, fibrolite cladding, three bedrooms, good living areas, single
A farm in its ninth season with improved stocking and fertiliser uses during 2014 to 2017 that should provide a very good base going forward. Having a joint venture pine plantation with Hancock Forest Management adds a little diversity.