Top location. Production and irrigation

136 Mount Palm Road, Culverden

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Top location. Production and irrigation

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A consolidating dairy unit of 125.9920ha within the very popular Amuri basin. The dairy shed is a 40 aside herringbone, Milfos plant and cup removers, with PKE, grain and molasses feeding system. Milked 430 cows for 203,000kgMS in 14/15, 201,278kgMS in 15/16 and 203,014 kgMS for 16/17 season. Budget 205,000 for 2017/18. Supply Fonterra under contract.

The property holds 124 shares in Amuri Irrigation Company Ltd which supplies irrigation water from its Waiau scheme and is currently being converted to a piped system. A Valley pivot irrigator covers approximately 103ha and K-line another 19ha approximately. Effluent management is via separator, with injection into the pivot and K-line enabling full irrigated area application. A majority of the soils are classified as Lismore with the remainder Balmoral types. All main paddocks are linked by lime topped central laneways, designed for easy stock movement and access.

The property is in its fourth season and has a regular regrassing rotation plus grows approximately 4ha of fodder beet on the platform. The stock water system has water sourced from a well at the house with county supply also available. Cooling and shed water are supplied from a separate well at the dairy. Hedging provides options for stock shelter with a number of smaller paddocks available for rearing young stock.

An appropriate range of farm buildings with calf rearing facilities doubling as feed storage. Complementing the property is a well maintained home with open plan living, renovated kitchen and additional space provided by a detached sleep out. This is a great little standalone unit, in a tightly held location and a district well known for high production so act quickly.

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All photos taken February 2016.

136 Mount Palm Road, Culverden

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