Opportunity #630

Cardigan

65 Ha / 160.62 acresowned &16 Ha / 39.53 acresrented

Dairy

90 dairy cows & 18 bulling heifers

Accommodation available

dairy

Provider Profile

(An outline of the opportunity being provided)

 

Venture Reference Number: 630

 

ABOUT THE LANDOWNER

24-40 years old

Welsh speaker

We are an organic grass based dairy farm milking British Friesian and crossbred cows. My father and I run the farm at the moment but my father wants to retire and I want to travel to Australia and New Zealand for five years to gain experience to expand and improve the business.


Our goals for the next 5 years are:

  1. Gain experience in the dairy industry
  2. Expand the herd
  3. Improve grass utilisation & produce more milk from grass

 

ABOUT THE FARM

Location (nearest town):

Cardigan

 

Land area available:

65 Ha / 160.62 acres owned & 16 Ha / 39.53 acresrented


Infrastructure available i.e. buildings, handling facilities: 

  • 14/28 Milfos milking parlour with ACRS feeders & handling system
  • Loose housing for 90 cows
  • Calf shed
  • Haybarn
  • Shale tracks

Livestock available:

Type                    Numbers

Dairy cows           90

Bulling heifers      18

 

Machinery available:

  • 110hp John Deere loader tractor 2015
  • 90 hp John Deere tractor 2010
  • Teagle Tomohawk feeder bedder
  • 7ft drum mower
  • Cultivation equipment

Accommodation for the Seeker:  

Yes

 

The local area:

We are located around 4 miles from Cardigan which is a lovely town with lots of cafes, pubs, restaurants & shops. It also has an excellent secondary school. We are located 200 yards from the local primary school and around a mile from Aberporth which has a beautiful, clean beach.

 

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

Type of agreement being considered:

Open to discussion
   

Requirements of the role including main tasks, responsibilities and skills required: 

During my time away from the farm the successful candidate will have full management control of running the farm from day to day. If required, my father will be available for a helping hand occasionally but not all the time. The stock and machinery will remain on the farm therefore the individual will not need to purchase these.  

 

Key characteristics the landowner is looking for in a business partner:

Someone who is a keen stock person and has good grass management skills

 

 

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