Longfield is situated on SH1 between Hinds and Ealing. This farm is managed by Nick and Natalie Dwyer.

The 283-effective hectare farm was purchased in 2012 and converted to dairy being completely redeveloped and 100% regrassed for milk supply in July 2013.

Milking 1050 cows through a 70 bail rotary with an in shed feed system. The farms irrigation water is provided by Mayfield Hinds irrigation scheme and supporting groundwater.

Milk is supplied to Westland Milk Products.

283

HECTARES

1153

COWS

473Kg

MILK SOLIDS

5

STAFF

Farm Bio

  • Team: Nick, Natalie, Hermie, Kadin, Daniel

  • Location: Hinds, Mid Canterbury, New Zealand

  • Shed: 70 Bail rotary with cup removers & in-shed meal system

  • Irrigation: 90% Pivot Irrigated

  • Supplies: Westland Milk Products

  • Supplementation: 600kg/cow