High production dairy in Western District

17 Dec, 2018 07:51 AM
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It is currently milking 320 cows and producing 185,000 kilograms of milk solids a year.

This highly productive dairy farm is located at Dixie in the Western District.

It is currently milking 320 cows and producing 185,000 kilograms of milk solids a year.

The dairy is a 23-swingover with automatic cup removers, auto draft and 14,400-litre vat.

It also has a gravel feed pad.

There are laneways to 45 paddocks and these are watered from a bore via 50-milliimetre waterlines to mostly 4500-litre troughs.

The current pasture has been sown to Nottman Seeds-Matrix, White and Sub Clover.

The land is superbly balanced, with 50 hectares late productive peat, 40ha volcanic ash and 90ha clay loams.

The average annual rainfall is 775 millimetres.

There is a recently renovated well-appointed four-bedroom family home in an elevated and private setting on the property.

The main bedroom has a walk-in robe and ensuite, while the kitchen has stainless steel appliances, soft-close drawers and a dishwasher.

There is substantial machinery shedding, workshop and calf shedding.

Terang is 10-kilometre away, Warrnambool is 40km, with the school bus just 500 metres away.

The agent advises a 10 per cent deposit is required with possession in April-May 2019. Phone the agent for more information.

Property details

421 Keayang Road, Dixie via Terang

Sale: By expression of interest close Thursday, February 7, at 5pm

Offers: Over $5300 per acre

Land: 175.63ha (434 acres)

Agent: Elders Warrnambool

Phone: Tom Luxton on 0427 528 548

Inspect: By appointment

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