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Lighthouse

KEY STATISTICS:

  • 2016/17

    Season
  • 281 ha

    Effective Area
  • 384,993

    Production – kgMS
  • 1,370

    Production – per Ha

Lighthouse covers 321ha (281 effective ha) and was converted from a dryland sheep farm in 2009. The farm is currently managed by a contract milker.

  • The property neighbours both Beacon to the east, and the original Synlait dairy farm, Robindale, to the south.
  • Lighthouse is located on Te Pirita Road, approximately 4km south of Hororata and 25km west of Dunsandel.
  • The property is irrigated by two centre pivots, has a 50-bale rotary with Protrack and grain feeding, good housing and other infrastructure.
  • Lighthouse farms a herd of cows specifically chosen to produce A2 milk. This milk is sold on contract to Synlait Milk as a specialist ingredient for infant formula.
  • Lighthouse is a certified Gold Plus supplier to Synlait Milk as part of their Lead with Pride accreditation scheme
  • In the 2016/17 season, 873 cows produced 441 kgMS per cow.
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