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Robindale

KEY STATISTICS:

  • 2015/16

    Season
  • 600 ha

    Effective Area
  • 716,298

    Production – kgMS
  • 1,194

    Production – per Ha

Robindale is a 615ha farm (600 effective ha) of which 51ha is leased.
Farm run by a manager and 11 other team members.

  • Five houses and a modern, specially-designed six person motel unit provide accommodation.
  • As the first farm established by Synlait at Te Pirita, Robindale is a well-developed pivot irrigated farm.
  • The property had a centrally-located 80 bale rotary dairy shed with meal, liquid feeding and Protrack. In 2014 another 60 bale rotary shed with meal and Protrack was built.
  • Robindale is located approximately 5km south of Hororata and 25km west of Dunsandel.
  • Robindale 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.
  • In the 2015/16 season, 1606 cows produced 446 kgMS per cow.
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