Gerwa, Kilkenny, Royona Downs, Yarraglen and Cherrigorang.

Trading as: M. P Obrien Farm Management Company

Details

  • Mixed Livestock-crops

  • Wheat

  • 7100 Hectares

  • 68 Millimeters

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  • Sandy loam, red & black soils

  • We run 200 self - replacing Poll Hereford & Black Angus cows & use Black Angus bulls over them. We grow the steers out to feedlot weight. Agistment cattle are also prominent in our enterprise, running some 550 head.
    We also grow 2,550 hectares of wheat & 500 hectares cereal rye alternated with lupins using zero till farming practices.

Location

Farm Description

We run our farms mostly just as a couple & only use casual / contract workers for harvest & calf marking. Part of the enterprise was handed down from family (14 years ago) & we have purchased two more properties since then.