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Self Contained Dairy Unit

Manakau, 385 Waikawa Beach Road

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Listing Number: LE13737
About this listing
Prime time to invest in this low input, totally self-contained dairy unit located in popular Manakau area 1 hour from Wellington. Total area of 216ha. Having milking platform of just over 120ha with 199.5ha used for replacement and supplements milking 300 cows in 24 bale herringbone built in 2011.

Sandy loam soils on his flat to rolling property. Well raced and fenced. Good bore water supply. 6 bedroom refurbished home and usual farm buildings

Option to buy just land and buildings or as a package with shares and stock and assortment of machinery.

Ideal as support block or first dairy farm. Note: Property was leased out as diary support for 4 years before resuming milk production in 2011/12 therefore deemed a recent conversion by Horizons.
Property Information
  • Property Name: McArley Farm, Rapid #: 385
  • Land area: Hayable Hectares: 172, Area in Grass: 216
  • Land area
    • Land Area Acres: 533.8380
    • Land Area Ha: 216.0413
  • Location & services: Km's to Nearest Town: Levin 16k, Nearest Town: Otaki 13 ks, Rural Delivery (Yes), Bus Primary (Yes), Bus Secondary (Yes)
  • Tenure: Freehold: Freehold
  • Approx year built: 2010
  • House style: Bungalow, Enviro friendly home (Enviro friendly home details: Diesel fire and free standing log fire with wet/back)
  • Construction: WB
  • Joinery: Aluminium - some double glazed
  • Roof: coloursteele
  • House Details: Lounge Room, Dining Room, Family Room, Kitchen, Laundry, Heating / Cooling, Insulation and Water heating
  • House Comments: 280m2 6 bedroom dwelling. Renovated extensively in 2010. Large sun room at front of home. 2 electric water heaters.
  • Property Features: Average rainfall (Average Rainfall/Climate: 1000 - 1100mm average)
  • Chattels remaining: Drapes, Fixed floor coverings, Light fittings, TV aerial, Rangehood, Dishwasher, Wash Taps, Domestic Water Pump, Heated towel rails, dishwasher, water pump
  • Aspect: North
  • Fencing: Fencing - Type & Condition: Post & batten bondary, internal multi wire electric
  • Land contour: Flat (ha: 50), Rolling: 50
  • Present Condition: 120 ha milking platform and balance drystock of 199.5 in grass.
  • Subdivision - No Paddocks: Main: 105
  • Soil Types: Combinatoin Manawatu, Foxton-Omanuka and Pukepuke Omamanuka sandy loam soils
  • Shelter Trees: Stand of trees
  • Water supply: Bore, Domestic Water Source: 40,000 water tank (rain)
  • Irrigation: none
  • Effluent Disposal: 586m3 pond 40 days storage, sprayed over 25ha
  • Fertiliser: 10% Potash Super, Flexi-N, a Selenium-Superphosphate mix, 15% Potash Super are all applied as per Ravensdown recommendations, along with a minimal amount of urea.
  • Access & tracks: All good condition, well layed out. Raidiating out from cowshed to give good access to all paddocks.
  • Stockyards: cattle yards
  • Land Usage: Currently running dairy unit on 120ha, milking 300 cows and all dry stock and supplements contained on remainder of property.
  • Management Policy: 300 - 400 rounds of baleage, 90 round hay, 100 conventional. 16ha maize (ave 750 wet tonne harvested) 10ha chicory
  • Present Stock: 300 Frisian cows plus all replacements and beef calves reared
  • Milk Solids: Yr 1 Kg Milk Solids: 87111, Yr 2 Kg Milk Solids: 96518, Yr 3 Kg Milk Solids: 100000, Budgeted Milk Solids: 100000
  • Sheds: Main Shedding: 24 bale herringbone shed, Haybarns: 1, Other Shedding: 4 bay shed with adjacent silage bunker, 1/2 round haybarn. Large implement shed, plus workshop and old cowshed.
  • Farm Chattels: electric fence, water pumps x2, cowshed fixtures, implements as per requirements
  • Going Concern: if required
  • Comments: HB shed built 2011, 24 asdie, niterate 19, 27 , 24 capabilities 350 - 370 cows 150ms, submitted oversee programme

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