Dairy Farms

Matamata Chronicle - - Rural Delivery -

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.

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