536.6 hectares of warm breeding and finishing country. Black Flat is situated east of Culburra and north of Tintinara. It is located in the prime Culburra cropping district. It is a short distance from the sealed Dukes Highway. There are grain silos at Tintinara and Keith. Black Flat is ideally located to take advantage of livestock markets at Naracoorte, Strathalbyn and Murray Bridge. There a major abbatoirs at Naracoorte and Murray Bridge. Business, rural outlets and financial facilities are at Tintinara, Keith and Murray Bridge. Schooling is located at Tintinara, Keith and Coomandook.
Land use: Black Flat is a versatile property. It is considered about 80 hectares are suitable for lucerne seed production. The lucerne pastures are also used for hay and to finish prime vealers plus can be excellent prime lamb feed.
With further lucerne pasture development, the carrying capacity and productivity on Black Flat could be increased.
Improvements: Three bedroom brick home. Excellent steel cattle yards with built in scales. Timber frame machinery shed, shed shed used as storage and old crutching shed.
Fencing: Fenced into 18 paddocks that are all watered. Approximately 50% of the fencing is electrified being pine posts and three plain wires. Two hot wires and an earth. The balance of the fencing is mainly pine posts, cyclone and barb wire top and bottom.
Water: There are three bores in total. There are two confined aquifer bores. One is used for irrigation.26 hectares are watered by a travelling irrigator. We are advised the water quality is around 900ppm and pumps at around 20,000 to 25,000 gallons per hour. The two bores are equipped with windmills, tanks and troughs. There is a 178,180 kl water taking licence.
Livestock: Currently carrying 100 beef cows and calves. There are three hundred sheep on agistment. Livestock numbers vary depending on the area cropped to wheat and barley and the lucerne set aside and cut for hay.
Fertiliser: 50kg per hectare were spread over all of Black Flat up to two years ago. The last two years only the hay paddocks have received fertiliser.
An inspection can be arranged by contacting the listed agent.
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