Miraka Dairies

Share milked by Fortuna Group since June 2014.

11 Milne Road RD 3 Wyndham 9893

Location

11 Milne Road RD 3 Wyndham 9893

Title Area

245 ha

Effective Area

233 ha

Stock

585 Dairy cows

Miraka Dairies

Miraka Dairies is a sharemilking operation 43km from Invercargill in the Edendale district. Combined soil types of Waikiwi and Woodlands make up the farm’s 230 hectares.

Due the cool temperate climate of Southland and reliable summer rainfall Miraka receives an average rainfall of 1,118mm.

The farm is home to 580 dairy cows. Two thirds flat to undulating with the balance rolling to steeper sidings. The farms 40 aside herringbone shed is centrally sited with the longest cow walk being approximately 1,500 metres.

In 2017 Miraka Dairies took out the Fortuna Core Values Award.

TEAM

Farm Manager: Ritche Paderanga

Assistant Farm Manager: Rian Paderanga

Dairy Farm Assistant: Jasper Galendez