Richburn Dairies is a dairy farm operation based just 35km from Invercargill in Eastern Southland.
Its 181 hectares are made up of Waikiwi, Woodland and Waikoikoi soils. The cool temperate climate of Eastern Southland offers reliable summer rainfall and an average annual rainfall of 1,117mm. Richburn’s cows are milked through a 40 bail herringbone cowshed situated at one end of the farm.
Managed by Fortuna Group since June 2012, owned by Matthew and Vanessa Richards.
Edendale district, Eastern Southland
Title area: 191ha. Effective area: 161ha (85%)
420 dairy cows