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NOVA SCOTIA IS ONE OF CANADA'S MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES TO FARM. WHETHER YOU ARE SEARCHING FOR A NEW DAIRY FARM, LARGE CASH CROPS OR A SMALL HOBBY FARM, NOVA SCOTIA HAS SO MUCH TO OFFER!
133 KG MODERN DAIRY FARM
AMHERST, NOVA SCOTIA
Exciting new ongoing dairy farm listing in Nova Scotia that includes 133 KGS quota, 600+- acres, new 112X302 dairy barn w/ 2 robots, and a full line of equipment. This farm is located only minutes to Amherst, Nova Scotia which offers good schools, a hospital, great shopping, a Walmart and even a Tim Hortons! This ultra modern 2 year old dairy barn is built for comfort, ease of feeding to achieve top milk production and the added bonus is that your livestock are all under one roof, from calves through to the milking herd, open space, great air flow with curtains on both sides of the barn. This nearly new dairy barn measures 112' x 302' and is a dream barn for most dairy families. The large land base is made up of 212 tiled acres for the corn and grass silage, (26 acres of pasture for the owners beef cow/calf which are not included in this sale). Highly productive land that receives the chicken manure from a neighboring farm (PH and organic matter is at a high level). This farm also rents a neighboring farm of 103 acres. The remaining 491 acres is woodlot and barnyards. A lovely 5 bedroom farmhouse is in very good condition for your family to enjoy. The farm has all purebred Holsteins with papers. The day of my farm visit, the cows averaged 38 litres and usually run an average 4.2% butterfat most months. The herd consists of 97+- milking cows, 8-10+- dry cows and 65+- young stock from calves through to springing heifers. There are 4 bunk silos, machinery storage 54' x 95' and another wood framed building is 60' x 104' - mainly used for storage and some machinery, an older dairy barn with liquid manure storage is 100' x 136' (25+- years old), beef barn is 81' x 63' + 27' x 14' and a 30' x 70' tarp barn. There is also a second home up the road that has 5 bedrooms which could be used to house hired staff or renovated for extended family, and there is also a large wooden pole barn on the property. This is a must see farm!
LOWER SPRINGFIELD, NS
A rare find property !!! This large 450 acre farmstead on a quiet road with a spectacular gravel winding laneway with its wonderful setback from the road with privacy galore. The home farm yard features a 40x120 pole barn and a 40x60 new concrete building in 2021. A wonderful block of approximately 140+- acres clear farmland growing various crops of cereal grains, choice forages and approximately 75 acres fenced for cattle or sheep or even horses - your choice! There are no stones to be picked on the land as it is in great shape with high PH levels and organic matter. This century home is approximately 100 years old with 2 staircases, hardwood floors throughout, 4 bedrooms and 1 bath. There have been lots of updates while keeping its character. The home is about 75% renovated. Property boasts 2 ponds of which one of them has trout for your fishing pleasure. This farmstead is located on Cummings Road, only 10 minutes to St. Andrews and 20 minutes to Antigonish which is a University town and proud to have St Francis Xavier University (StFX) being one of the top Universities in Canada and where you will also find quaint shops plus big box stores, even a “Tims”. A must see Nova Scotia farmstead - by appointment only.
60.3 KG DAIRY FARM
PORT HOOD, NS
Opportunity knocks! This nice 60+ KG dairy farm offers conveniences galore. The farm features a 5 year old dairy barn measuring 70X170 loaded with 2 robotic Delaval milking stations, each with their own hot water heater. There is an alley scraper to concrete manure storage and overflow to an earth pit, curtains throughout barn for great air flow, and automatic feed pusher. There is a large milk room with 4,900 litre milk tank with space for a larger tank. This barn could easily handle 85-90 kg quota production as you buy and build up your quota. This barn is designed for a one person operation. Calves have access to a new 2 stall automatic Holm & Laue calf feeder that's expandable to 4 stalls. The farm is approximately 440 acres in total with 230+- clear acres. There are approximately 190 acres cut off and ready to be cleared. The farm has really nice laneways that run throughout the farm so there is never a need to travel on the highways for your feed sources. The farm sits on a nice hillside setting, with picturesque views throughout. The 4 bedroom home has been well taken care of, with new foundation and electrical approx. 15 years ago. There is a 3 head heat pump installed 5 years ago, a wood/oil combo furnace, some fresh paint and a new roof on the front of house in 2020. The herd is a high regarded pedigree younger herd of purebred Holstein cows. The equipment rental registry is very reasonable and has many pieces available to members of the Inverness/Victoria Federation of Agriculture.
ANTIGONISH COUNTY, NOVA SCOTIA
Located only 6 minutes from downtown Antigonish in the community of North Grant, NS you will find this fantastic opportunity! This farm features 265 acres in total and offers stunning countryside views. The family home features 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with optimal space for a large family. The farm has two large barns which used to store cattle, as well as concrete manure storage pit. The property features great trails built throughout which are used for anything from ATV's to horses. There is great hunting and fishing on this property as well, as it has two large ponds. There is a local ATV association as well with lots of groomed trails accessible from this property. This farm is located close to all amenities such as large regional hospital, StFX University, great schools for the kids, excellent minor sports, brand new local farmer's market, churches of numerous denominations including Roman Catholic Church in the community. There are lots of local restaurants, and local theatre productions at the Baur Theatre on the university's campus. Also on the university's grounds you will find an olympic sized pool available to the public. This farm and town have so much to offer, schedule your personal showing today!
Note: Part of this listing includes a 125 acre parcel that sits high on the hill, offering one of the most stunning views you will ever see. On a clear day you can even see over to Cape Breton! This parcel could be purchased separately from the farm. Contact listing agent for details
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