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Treevale

KEY STATISTICS:

  • 2016/17

    Season
  • 438 ha

    Effective Area
  • 559,365

    Production – kgMS
  • 1,277

    Production – per Ha

B24/Treevale is a 438ha farm run by a manager and six permanent team members.

  • Located on Illingworth Road, Te Pirita, 17km west of Dunsandel, the farm commenced production in the 2009/10 season.
  • B24 is named after the bomber planes which operated from the airfield developed on the farm in WW2.
  • The property is pivot irrigated as well as a roto-rainer, with two 40 bale herringbone cowshed’s, excellent housing and other infrastructure.
  • B24/Treevale supplies Synlait milk through the Grassfed supplier contract, which allows the farm to earn a premium over and above the base milk price. No grain or imported feeds can be fed as part of this farm system.

In the 2016/17 season, 1257 cows produced 445 kgMS per cow.

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