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Kowhai Farm

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Bail internal rotary milking shed

Kowhai Farm
Rakaia Island

Kowhai Farm is located in the centre of the Island and covers circa 396 effective hectares of flat well drained soils. The farm is irrigated utilising pivot and solid set irrigation that is capable of irrigating the entire farm. A 70-bail modern internal rotary farm dairy shed is located at the eastern end of the farm and incorporates Read milking plant and a range of labour saving devices including automated backing gates, computerised electronic identification, drafting gates utilising collar technology and automatic cup removers. In bail feeding is also a feature of this dairy shed. This dairy shed is the newest on the Island and was commissioned in March 2018.The farm has a team of 7 people milking approximately 1450 cows and is operated in conjunction with Manuka Farm.