Modern Dairy Farm
The farm is located at Comuna of Futrono, Región De Los Ríos at 6 km of Futrono by Vista Hermosa road.
It has 300 ha in total of which 240 are clean with imported perennial ryegrass and white clover. 55 has are native bush of which 18 ha are quila that can be improved. 5 has are buildings, drains & for farm trucks.
All farm paddocks are accessed by 8 m wide farm tracks for easy cow movement. Grazing land 180 has are flat & 60 has are easy rolling. Soils are volcanic ash of very high fertility. Olsen p is between 20 to 47 over the whole farm. It is a PO4 test where 30 is the best and less than 10 is poor fertility. pH between 5.8 and 6.2.
Location: Valdivia, Chile
Asking: USD $18,940 per ha **
Land Size: 300 ha
Production: Currently, it is milking 400 cows plus 100 heifers, 120 calves and 30 bulls. However, it has a capacity for another 100 milking cows as the owner has been culling for breeding over the last 6 years so as to go all Jersey. All cows calve in spring.
They grow 14-15 ton of dry matter as grass. Good rainfall.
No winter or summer cropping.
Building: 30 unit herringbone, effluent pond with rubber lining, 6 years old. Two milk tanks one of 6400 liters and another one 7200 liters. Two large barns, one used for calf rearing and the other used as machinery storage.
Homestead: 170m2 owners residence
Other: 6 Worker houses, one is new, 3 have been repaired and 2 are in regular condition.
Water: A deep well of 100 m with 11.3 l.p.s. and 6 l.p.s. from superficial irrigation water taken from río Coique. All legal registered.
Subcategory: Dairy Farm
** Sales in Chile are in a local currency so the conversion to USD is only a guide, given it changes with the exchange rate.
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