Cambridge dairy unit
This well-located 79.46ha (more or less) dairy unit near Cambridge is an attractive proposition. The properties aesthetic appeal with mature trees is a great attribute with mixed contour lending itself to a wide range of land uses.
A current low input system is implemented with up to 210 cows milked through 12 ASHB with 24 cups and modern milking plant. Production up to 76,000kg of milksolids has been achieved recently. There is a good array of shedding near the dairy, including an extensive half round barn and ample implement/calf rearing facilities. The contour consists of two thirds flat, made up of peat soils and the balance undulating to easy rolling, with a mix of silt and clay loam soils. Consistent fertiliser application has ensured nutrients are within optimum ranges for pasture production.
Having access from both Cox and Roto-o-Rangi Roads ensures easy management while a well-formed central race feeds from the dairy to all paddocks making stock movement simple. Water is supplied via an on farm bore with the Pukerimu water scheme also connected which is then reticulated all troughs. Effluent is pumped from a clay pond via an underground 110mm mainline to hydrants covering 12ha of pasture.
The property has two homes, one being the large main homestead which is a four bedroom 1910s villa and the second a three bedroom, which was built in the 1970s.
An opportunity to join this vibrant, close-knit, rural community is a great reason to view. Only a short commute to either Cambridge or Te Awamutu with Roto-o-Rangi Primary School nearby. Options are plentiful for this property, including dairy support, cash crops or beef finishing.