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Erf size:
2,598 ha

Adelaide Farms

Three magnificent Farms 2598ha (7 titles) for sale as a going concern including livestock and loose assets situated in the Winterberg Mountains near Post Retief. These Farms form a well-balanced livestock unit with a good balance of Summer and Winter grazing that complement each other. Killaloe: 1308ha is a high carrying capacity farm (2,5ha/LSU) with an annual rainfall 956mm. The farm is divided into 55 camps all with water. The 50ha of irrigation consists of 16ha under center pivot (4 towers), 13ha of draglines, 1,7ha of micro jets (cherry trees) and 19ha of flood irrigation. There are another 20ha of dry lands, all under irrigation, gravity feed. This property is well-developed having access to two irrigation dams (100 000m³ and 200 000m³) along with 2 reservoirs of 125m³ each. This farm has been well managed using a rotational grazing system of 9 groups utilizing 5 camps each at a time. A typical group would consist of 50 cows and calves along with 250 sheep. The farmhouse (537m²) is set in an established garden, pool and tennis court with permanent mountain water laid on. There are numerous outside buildings, tractor shed, implement and shearing shed along with good sheep, cattle handling facilities and kraals. Balderja: 721,6425ha (5 titles) with a carrying capacity of (4,0ha/LSU) consists of mixed grass/thorn veld and is situated 6km from Killaloe. This farm is used predominately for wintering livestock. The farm is divided into 38 camps with an annual rainfall of 507mm. There is 18ha of irrigation (draglines) along with 9ha of dry lands and 4,5km of Koonap River frontage. Water is pumped from the river for both stock and irrigation purposes. It is a picturesque farm with Kudu, Mountain Reedbuck, Fallow Deer, Impala, Waterbuck, Bushbuck, Duiker and Warthog that roam freely. Millfarm: 568ha (4,0ha/LSU) situated adjacent to Belderja and 1,9km from Killaloe. The farm is divided into 17 camps with 6km of the Koonap river frontage. Rainfall 506mm with 14ha of irrigation (3 tower center pivot) and 18ha of dry lands consisting of mixed grass and thorn tree veld. This property has a 421m² house, private airfield in use with hanger, 495m² shearing shed with some outside buildings and labour houses. Livestock numbers as of 18 February 2024. Stock rate: Beef Cattle Calves <7 Months x 226(72 LSU) Weaners x 105 (56 LSU) Cows > 2 Tooth x 361 (401 LSU) Oxen > 2 Tooth x 0 (0 LSU) Bulls x 14 (20 LSU) Total Head Count 706 (549 LSU) Merino Wool Sheep Lambs < 4 months x 603 (30 LSU) Weaners x 1 051 (105 LSU) Ewes > 2 Tooth x 1 768 (248 LSU) Hammels > 2 Tooth x 437 (66 LSU) Rams > 2 Tooth x 120 (23 LSU) Total Head Count 3 979 (471 LSU) Grand Totals 4 685 (1 017 LSU) A full asset register is available on request.

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