MARQUEE DAIRY FARM
A beautifully presented dairy farm of 172ha, including 117ha fully irrigated pasture, which has been faithfully farmed for 5 generations by the same family.
The effluent system, feed pad with green water flood wash, water supply and all other farm infrastructure has been designed, built and maintained to a very high standard. A total of 3 tidy houses complement this marquee property.
* Milking approx 600 cows.
* 44 bail Internal Rotary shed with Waikato cup removers.
* 117ha Irrigated - K Line with some long laterals.
* Green water Feed Pad flood wash.
* Fully lined 5000cu Effluent pond with 2 stone traps, variable speed drive pump with flow meter.
* 90 - 110mm Effluent loop line with Hydrants.
* Average Production over past 3 seasons 298,000kg MS
- Built-In Wardrobes
- Close To Schools
- Formal Lounge
- Secure Parking
Secure off road parking
61 paddocks, power right round. Predominant 2 wire electric. 160ha regrassed in last 16 yrs. 5ha Maize grown on farm. Well raced and fenced. Rates ODC $12792.2 + WRC $3215.82
Punui Silt Loam on the flats with a mix of Maeroa Ash and Hamilton Clay on the hill.
The soils are made up of Puniu Silt Loam, Maeroa Ash and a combination of Maeroa clay mixed with Hamilton clay.
Water Supply Water is sourced from a neighboring spring. There is a suction pipe (Approx. 100m) that runs directly from the spring to an electric pump on our boundary. From there water is pumped to four 25000 L tanks at the cowshed. Water is pumped from the cowshed to four separate farm lines. The farm water lines are 50mm Alkathene pipe reducing down to 40mm and 32mm with Plasson fittings. The water for the 3 houses plus calve shed are pumped separately from the farm lines. If it changes and water would need to be sourced from the boundary the water quality at that point is very good as the stream that flows from the spring has been fenced and planted and the spring has a very high flow. It has never run dry during any of the droughts we
2015/16 - 590 Cows wintered, 160 heifers reared, 200 Cows off 5wks winter grazing 2014/15 - 620 Cows wintered, 160 heifers reared, 200 Cows off 7wks winter grazing 2013/14 - 600 Cows wintered, 160 heifers reared