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    "Ovaston Organics" Linthorpe Valley QLD - UNDER OFFER

      LOCATION
      Situated about 8 kilometres North of the Gore Highway in the picturesque Linthorpe Valley, 40km South-West of Toowoomba and 15km North-East of Pittsworth. Bitumen frontage to the Linthorpe Valley Road.

      SERVICES
      3-phase mains power is connected, landline telephone, mail delivery two days from Southbrook and school bus service to Southbrook Primary and Pittsworth High School.

      AREA
      60.02 hectares (148 acres) approximately.

      RPD
      Lot 6 Survey Plan 116257, Parish Motley, County Aubigny.

      COUNTRY
      Easy to moderate sloping, basalt type country, black to chocolate soils. Majority cleared and developed for organic poultry farm.

      DEVELOPMENT
      9 Egloo-style poultry sheds - 8 sheds 10m x 30m and 1 shed 10m x 40m. All sheds are equipped with MPH grain silo, sensor controlled feeding system, self waterers and 8 of the sheds have electric egg conveyor belt and 1 shed is manual. All sheds have netted runs for the hens. In addition there is a substantial Colorbond machinery shed with attached offices, kitchenette and a mezzanine enclosed storage area. There is also a detached amenities area. Other improvements include a smaller brooder shed with 2 x 5 tonne MPH silos and a 12 tonne MPH silo. This shed has gas heaters.

      WATER
      Bore equipped with electric submersible pump reticulates water to tank on hill (operates with float system) and then to small poly tanks in each shed.

      STOCK
      As at 17/5/10 there are about 11,000 hens in the 9 sheds. According to present management the hens are currently producing approximately 5,500 eggs per day. The operation has a current Certificate of Compliance' for Australian Certified Organic Egg Producer and a Safe Food Queensland Certificate of Accreditation as an egg producer. Each shed has ACO approval for a maximum of 1,500 birds per shed. Current zoning regulations allow for up to 750 birds per usable hectare.

      PLANT and EQUIPMENT
      Includes 2 x coldrooms, tractor with front end loader, 4-wheeler bike, augers, slasher and farm utes. (Refer to attached schedule for full details).

      REMARKS
      Fully operational Certified Organic' egg farm conveniently located to domestic markets. Be part of a expanding healthy industry.

      AGENTS
      Bruce Douglas: 0417 602 603
      Matt Cleary: 0428 987 340

      Suburb

      LINTHORPE

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