"Harwood", Torryburn, 2358
Stradling the Gwydir River
“Harwood” straddles the Gwydir River, about 33 km northwest of Uralla, 40 km west of Armidale on the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales.
Country, Soils, Pastures & Crops
Soils are fi ne granite for the most part, running into some trapsoil in the south. Pastures are mostly fertilised natives, with some improved
species in the north. An estimated 640 ha of “Harwood” are arable, and much has been sown to pastures and to crops over the years. Typically 70 – 100 ha are sown annually.
Currently run as a successful beef cattle enterprise with around 400 females joined annually, steer progeny is sold at about 18
months, weighing a curfewed 460kg liveweight. Cull heifers are finished for slaughter.
The property has excellent water. A multitude of dams supplement the 7 kilometres of frontage to the Gwydir River. There are also two reticulation systems feeding troughs. The district average annual rainfall is in the order of 750 – 800mm.
Fencing & Yards
Infrastructure on the two properties is above average standard. Cattle yards on “Harwood are of steel construction and incorporate a quick-release V-race and a wide catwalk. The veterinary are is all under cover and the yards are thoughtfully designed to enable single-person operation.
Other Working Infrastructure
• Shearing shed on “Harwood”
• Main homestead on “Harwood”
• Vacant cottage
• Modern, timber and iron stables
• Concrete floored bunk shed (suitable for cottonseed etc)
• Other sheds, all in very good to excellent order.
• Handy to abattoirs at Inverell and Tamworth
• Handy to feedlots on NW Slopes and Darling Downs
• Educational facilities at Kingstown, Uralla and Armidale
• Exceptional water security
• Exceptional overall standard of infrastructure
“Harwood” has been SOLD privately by Graham MacDougall
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