Sheep Breeding & Fattening Unit

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$4,200,000 + GST (if any)

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Sheep breeding and fattening unit with scope for alternative grazing. Excellent stock performance carrying 3,000 breeding ewes, 600 to 800 hoggets and 40 rams plus fattens 20 to 25 cattle from time to time. Well equipped with two four bedroom homes and support buildings. The property features a good balance of flat to rolling contour with some steeper faces and farm water from natural streams and springs and is located seven kilometres from Tokanui.

Land Area 387.6357 hectare
Nearest Town Tokanui 7km, Gore 72km, Invercargill 66km.
Primary School Tokanui.
Primary School Bus Bus at gate.
Secondary School Menzies College 39.5km
Freezing Works Alliance 77km.
Sales Yards Lorneville 75km.
Present Condition ( areas approx. ) 5 hectares kale, 6 hectares swedes, 10 hectares to young grass, 4.85 hectares native bush and pines, 16 hectares being a mix of wetter land and partly developed peat, balance of the grazeable area in permanent pasture.
Weeds & Pests Gorse in patches which together with thistles is under an annual control spray program.
Water Supply Farm supply is natural from streams and springs. No. 1 Home has a bore to underground tank and the No. 2 Home water is sourced from woolshed roof to two 25,000 litre tanks.
Fertiliser 300-400 kg/ha Super10 and Serpentine and 500-700 kg/ha Lime.
Access & Roads Good road frontage.
Supplements Generally harvest 80-100 bales baleage per annum.
Homestead No. 1 (747 Niagara Tokanui Road) Four bedrooms, split block bungalow with double glazing throughout and corrugated iron roof. Open kitchen/dining room, separate lounge with Yunca fire and heat pump. Attached single garage.
Other Homes No. 2 (583 Niagara Tokanui Road) Four bedrooms, split block with iron roof, open plan living area, single built in garage, one bedroom with ensuite.
Farm Buildings Five stand raised board woolshed (350 woolies), covered cattle yards, enclosed storage shed, combined three bay implement shed/garage, two x three bay haybarns, four bay implement shed, older woolshed with leanto storage and super bin.
Comments There is a separate hogget block comprising 41.2390 hectares located at 325 Niagara Tokanui Highway. A rolling to steeper contoured block with excellent shelter from native bush in the valleys. Subdivided into seven paddocks by post and wire fences with a water source to holding tank but not reticulated as running streams have been sufficient for livestock water. There is an area of approximately 8.4 hectares bush with the balance in clear grazing. Currently running 700 hoggets. May be sold with the home block or as a separate unit.
Yards Two sets of sheep yards, one set cattle yards.
Wintered Stock Numbers ( approx ) 3,000 breeding ewes, between 700 hoggets (which are grazed partly on the home farm and on a separate 40 hectare property being retained by the vendors), 40 rams and between 20 to 25 cattle from time to time.
Contour Description Good balance of flat to rolling with some steeper faces.
Shelter Trees Pockets of native bush and established macrocarpas, flax, pinus radiata, fodder willows and toi tois.

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