Rent A Bull

1223 Athol Five Rivers Highway, RD 3, Lumsden

Rent A Bull is a sheep and beef farm and the home of Ezymate - a bull leasing operation. Based 95km north of Invercargill in Northern Southland it boasts 316 hectares of paddock area and 700 hectares of hill country.

The challenging climate of Northern Southland offers an average annual rainfall of 800mm.

2017 was a great year for Rent A Bull winning the Keep Me Safe award and farm manager Matt Baldwin was awarded the Staff Excellence award. In 2018 they followed up with winning the Keep Me Safe award again.


  • Blair & Amanda Thwaites


Managed by Fortuna Group since June 2015, owned by Dodunski Group.


Five Rivers district, Northern Southland


Title area: 280ha freehold. 1,145ha Jollies leasehold Effective area: 1,000ha


500 bulls 2,500 ewes