Very appealing dairy unit with a three year production average of 125,842kgs of MS. 2019 / 20 season achieved 126,935 kgs MS.
A combination of PKE and maize silage is fed at around 1.6 tonne per cow with 12ha of maize and 8 ha of plantain grown on farm. The location is a feature, being just 22kms to Whangarei CBD and 7km to Hikurangi.
This is a tidy well farmed unit with very good well laid out infrastructure.
The farm has approx. 115 effective hectares an 18 year old 24 aside HB shed and is currently milking around 280 cows with 300 wintered. Young stock currently leave the farm at weaning. There are 56 paddocks with race access and a good brown rock quarry. There is a 1,200m2 covered feed pad a three bedroom home and a range of calf rearing facilities and implement sheds.
The contour is described as 70% flat and 30% rolling with a mix of productive soil types. Fertiliser has been applied as per recommendation and a fertiliser report is available. There is a 3 pond effluent system with consent to discharge and Rainer effluent irrigation. Water is sourced from a reliable stream on the property. Fencing and races are all in very good condition.
The farm is well set up with very good infrastructure. It functions very well as a dairy unit.