3500 DEEDED ACRE CATTLE RANCH near Rorketon, Manitoba. (22 quarter sections). Approx. 990 acres is tame hay or cropable land, but with clearing & breaking that number can be increased. There are 4 separate yard sites with power service, and 2 corral sites. 5 wells with lots of water, plus 7 dugouts. Approx. 830 acres currently seeded to tame hay. Land is basically in a block, with furthest parcel only a few miles away. Almost all fenced. Included is an older 1000 sq ft home, 3 open front sheds with tin roofs, 50'x50' pole shed, calving barn with stalls & maternity pen, 3 Westeel 1650 bins & aeration, 20 freestanding corral panels. Farm is located about 1 hour from Dauphin and a half hour from Ste Rose du Lac. A full line of equipment & trucks, plus herd of Angus cattle are also available for purchase. For more info, or to arrange a viewing call listing agent.
ASKING PRICE - $2,200,000 Canadian dollars
From Rorketon head 8.5 kms west on hwy 364 to “RD96 west”, then north 6 kms staying on hwy 364N to the jct of hwy 481 at “Weiden” is yardsite 2, then continue on “364 west” 1.5 kms to “RD97 west”, then south 2 kms to the “home quarter” yardsite on west side of rd.
GPS co-ordinates: Latitude: 51.428485 Longitude: -99.739071
This 3500 acre ranch offering is comprised of all deeded “owned” land (NOTE: there is a good chance for a purchaser to acquire the neighboring Crown Lease land as well, providing even more pasture).
There is more expansion and development potential in the immediate vicinity.
Farm consists of close to 1000 acres of cropable or tame hay land, but with clearing and breaking this number could be increased.
The heat units are here, silage crops have been grown with success.
Approx. 830 acres are currently seeded down to tame hay.
Approx. 160 acres is only 5 year old hay, the rest is older and likely needs reseeded
Estimated hay production a few seasons ago (when still fertilizing) was between 3 to 5 bales per acre
There is native hay that can be cut on the farm as well
Land is basically in a block, with the furthest parcel being only a few miles away (almost all land is fenced)
LAND PARCELS: (22 quarter sections of deeded land in all)
RM of Lakeshore: (17 quarters)
RM of Mossey River: (5 quarters)
BUILDINGS & CORRALS INCLUDED:
1940's built approx. 1000 sq ft house
(3) Open-front sheds with metal roofs; loose housing 32'x96', 32'x60', and 24'x60'
50'x50' pole shed (machinery or hay storage)
24'x36' calving barn with 3 box stalls & maternity pen
(3) Westeel 1650 bins on cement with aeration
(20) freestanding 24' corral panels
Also some mesh panels, etc. make up the corrals
The older wooden panels will require some up-keep if buyer intends to continue using them (owner had planned to replace all with steel movable panels)
CATTLE & EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE:
Good herd of 100+ Cows, Angus/SimmX, and 7 Bulls (3 black & 4 red Angus, 2 red Simmental bulls)
A full line of cattle handling equipment, trucks & trailers are also available.
There are 4 separate yard sites, and all of them have water and power service.
Yardsite 1 – has 1 well approx. 70' deep with lots of water. (this well easily overwintered 400 pairs), there are 2 Ritchie waterers here.
Yardsite 2 – has 3 wells, one is a flowing well. (huge water capacity here) owner estimates can likely water about 1000 cows between two yardsites
Yardsite 3 – very close to yardsite 2, has a well that owners were going to tie back to the center “feeding area” fields between yardsite 2 and 3, but never did that yet.
Yardsite 4 – also close to yardsite 2.
OTHER INFO ON THE FARM:
7 dugouts are present (4 are PFRA sized)
Property taxes for 2016 – approx. $8,500 (would be $700 less to a resident owner – EPTC tax credit)