Gleneden Dairies

218 Ota Creek Rd, RD 3 Wyndham

Gleneden is a dairy farm operation 43km from Invercargill near Brydone. The farm sits on combined soil types of Waikoikoi, Woodlands and Edendale.

The cool temperate climate of Southland offers reliable summer rainfall and the farm’s 386 hectares receive an average annual rainfall of 1,115mm. Gleneden is home to 1,245 dairy cows

Predominantly flat contour with 22% rolling (easterly aspect). Milking shed is an 80 bail rotary and is centrally sited built in 2002. The farm boasts a good level of improvements.

Joseph Israel (Herd manager at Gleneden was awarded the Staff Excellence trophy in 2018. Gleneden Dairies team took out the Fortuna Farm Pride award in 2019.

People

  • Richard Jalac & Daminar Esteniley

    Manager
  • Joseph Israel

    Assistant Farm Manager
  • JP Ocena

    Dairy Farm Assistant
  • Nilo Rico

    Assistant Farm Manager
  • Arvel Pabalolot

    Dairy Farm Assistant
  • Sylvester Enerio

    Dairy Farm Assistant

FARM STATS

Owned and operated by Fortuna Group since June 2014.

Location

Edendale district, Southland

Area

Title area: 386ha. Effective area: 341ha (88%) Adjoining lease as milking platform 121ha. Total Milking platform 462ha

Stock

1,245 cows