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Neil Fraser - REALTOR Specializing in Cattle Ranches and Farmland

Ashern (Manitoba, CA - R0C 0E0)
$1,040,000 CAD

Sutton-Harrison Realty

Neil Fraser


Address: 1,903 Acre "T-Bar Ranch" - Fire Road, Ashern
Type: Farm and Ranch
Style:  Bungalow
Development Level: Built
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Garage: Double, Detached
Basement: Yes, Partial "finished"
Size: 1,650 sq. ft.
Lot Type: Rectangular
Lot Size:  1903acres 
Taxes: $2,622.00 CAD (2017)
MLS® #: 1704808

NOW WITH MORE LAND – T-BAR RANCH, a 1,903 acre Quality Cattle Ranch located only 5 miles south of Ashern, MB. Featuring 12 quarters of deeded land, a well-managed livestock business with a ranch that can carry up to 250 cow/calf pairs. Land is mostly in a block, so cattle are walked & not hauled around the ranch. Approx. 615 acres of Tame Hay / Crop land, and 50 acres of native hay, with the balance being improved & wooded pasture, yard, slough, etc. Feed production is a combination of tame hay and silage and/or grain. A comfortable 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home with hot tub, Geothermal heat & many updates. Modern buildings including 2 good metal calving barns or equipment storage, large steel Quanset, garage/workshop, sheds, walk-in cooler & more. Hopper bins with aeration. Corrals in 2 good wintering yards, ample water, new handling system. Great location, close to market and many other services. Herd of 140 Hereford, Angus, & BWF cows plus a complete line of modern livestock handling equipment also available for purchase. For more info, or to arrange a showing please call listing agent.

Asking price - $1,040,000 Canadian dollars


(Ashern is 2 hours north of Winnipeg on highway 6)

From jct. of Hwy 6 and “Joiner Road” (4 miles south of Ashern) – head 1 mile west on Joiner Rd. to Fire Road, then 1 mile South to yard on east side of road.

GPS LOCATION 51.111123, -98.324541

LAND DESCRIPTIONS: (in the RMs of West Interlake & Grahamdale)
12 quarters of land totaling 1,902.81 acres
NW 25-24-7w (home quarter) – 152.94 acres
NE 25-24-7w – 153.26 acres
SW 25-24-7w – 160 acres
NE 26-24-7w – 153.01 acres
NW 26-24-7w – 159.30 acres
SE 26-24-7w – 160 acres
SW 26-24-7w – 160 acres
SW 35-24-7w – 159.30 acres
SW 18-24-7w – 162 acres
SE 18-24-7w – 159 acres
SW 19-24-06W – 164 acres – RECENTLY ADDED TO THE FARM
SE 19-24-06W – 160 acres – RECENTLY ADDED TO THE FARM

Total acreage – 1,902.81

1,280 acres is all connected in a block, with 2 other half sections not far away

Workable acres – approx. 612 (537 acres tame hay & 75 acres crop land)

517 acres of tame hay was seeded as a mixture of 2 types Alfalfa, tall fescue, timothy & 1lb of Birdsfoot Trefoil. (145 acres was newly seeded in 2016)

40 acres of corn silage planted in 2018; and is coming along nicely. The plan is to put this all up as silage feed for winter.

Tame hay and crop land is regularly fertilized here

There is also approx. 50 acres of native hay

The 12 quarters measure 160 acres, just some acres not “owned” due to this being where provincial drainage runs through. They still use these acres, IE - pasture and make hay in them.

Soil type is predominately loam, and consists of the following soil series’ – Inwood, Fairford, Hilbre, Narcisse, Meleb & Crane

Land has a ditch drain constructed through most of it; to take excess water

land is well managed and grows good hay crops

Almost all land is fenced, including hay and grain fields. Some cross fencing; there are 17 pastures, not including the hay and grain fields.

Comfortable 1,650 SF 3-bedroom, 2 bathroom home with finished basement, hot tub room, office, well maintained with updates including metal roof & new siding. Good deck off living room. Finished basement has Rec room, washroom with shower, laundry/utility room, bar & walk-in pantry storage. Very efficient with Geo-thermal heat & cooling, extra insulation and newer PVC windows. 2 Washrooms: one 4pc main floor, and one 3pc in basement

BARNS: (2 separate calving barns, modern construction)
36’x56’ metal calving barn/equipment shed insulated with plywood walls & ceiling, removable stalls, good Hi-Qual maternity pen, concrete floor.
30’x42’ metal calving barn with removable pens, and walk-in cooler used as a calving “hot box”

40’ x 72’ steel Quonset, wired

Double detached garage also used as workshop insulated with concrete floor, wired, workbench.

handy 6x8 walk-in cooler contained in a small shed next to the garage.

HOPPER BIN STORAGE: (total approx. 8500 bushels of storage)
2 x Westeel 3500 BU grain bins on Peloquin hopper cones with aeration
1 x Friesen 1700? BU hopper-btm epoxy coated bin (used mostly for fertilizer)

A good setup for handling cattle, with multiple paddocks leading out from central sorting area
Cattle are walked throughout the ranch.
There are 2 wintering areas for the cattle, 1 at the yard, the other ½ mile away also has power and a well. (good cattle facilities on both locations)
A third location on 19-24-06 also has power and a well.
Excellent Tuff portable cattle handling system included with the farm

Abundant water from 8 wells (3 are artesian wells)
There are 3 cattle waterers on main yard, and 2 more at 2nd wintering yard
pastures all have dugouts, good shelter

CATTLE: (available for purchase, but not included in farm asking price)(mostly a younger herd): 20 Hereford cows bred Hereford, remaining 120 cows Hereford or BWF cows bred to Angus bulls. (Calving starts March 10th)
104 bred cows
31 bred heifers
9 herd bulls
118 yearlings

EQUIPMENT: (available for purchase, but not included in farm asking price)
A complete line of modern cattle-handling equipment is available to purchase, for more info or to receive the equipment inventory list please contact listing agent.

NEW HALF SECTION RECENTLY ADDED TO THE PACKAGE - south 1/2 of 19-24-06W. Approximately 180 of the 324 acres are fenced into 3 pastures. The 'yard' pasture is about 10 acres with the water well, pumphouse and hydro. The north pasture is about 120 acres. It has had clearing and breaking on about 30 acres. The east pasture is about 50 acres: about 15-20 acres has been cropped there. No haying recently. The perimeter of the 324 acres was cleared to build fence.

FARM UPGRADES: approx. 25 hours of dozer clearing was recently done on the farm, to make a new fenceline and widen existing fencelines so there is more grass and better access to remote parts of the pastures. Also a few new trails through dense bush for additional well protected areas to feed on in the cold months.

COMPANY SHARES NOTE: the land, equipment and cattle (entire operation) can be purchased by means of acquiring the company shares, this option may allow for a reduced total purchase price (enquire for more details)

A 3rd Generation Cattle Ranch, this self-sufficient farm is a productive & well-managed operation, which easily ran 200 cow/calf pairs. The newly acquired 324 acres to the east should allow the ranch to carry 250 pairs once this half is fully fenced.

Farm is located only 5 miles from Ashern, with auction mart, K-12 schools, stores, hospital, garages, lumber yard, banks, restaurants, churches, community centre, bulk fuel, etc.

great area for wildlife, elk hunting, etc.

Ranch has modern buildings

PROPERTY TAXES – approx. $3,600 – plus receive an additional $938.32 farmland school tax rebate, so total net taxes approx. $2,622

HYDRO UTILITY COST: (info will soon be provided)


RENTED LAND: sellers rent a parcel of 240 acres nearby, 55 acres hay & balance is pasture.
This private rented land is on a year-to-year basis. Seller will introduce buyer to the rented land owner; to arrange if requiring the continued use of this rented parcel.

For more info, or to arrange your personal farm tour please contact your Realtor of choice.

Information is deemed to be correct but not guaranteed.

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