For the three months ended July 2013 the median sales price per hectare for dairy farms was $34,882 (47 properties), compared to $29,555, for the three months ended June (66 properties), and $22,679 (29 properties) for the three months ended July 2012. The median dairy farm size for the three months ended July 2013 was 147 hectares.
Included in sales for the month of June were 10 dairy farms at a median sale value of $35,713 per hectare. The median farm size was 149ha with a range of 64ha in Waikato to 525ha in Hawke’s Bay. The median production per hectare across all dairy farms sold in July 2013 was 861 kilograms of milk solids.