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Property Location
13520 Sanders Hill Rd, Strykersville, NY
[Erie County]
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260 acres available
207 open acres for farming
53 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

See soil worksheets, attached.

Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):

This farm comes complete with all land, buildings, house, equipment, and cattle.  The new owner will be allowed to continue to ship milk to Upstate Niagara Milk Cooperative with no interruption and the new owner can establish new contract with Upstate Niagara.

This farm leases an additional 280 acres with verbal agreements from landlords to negotiate new leases with buyer.

 

Farm history / past uses of the property:

The current owners would like to sell this as a walk on operation.  The current owners expect to work with any potential owner for a period of time prior to sale closing.  Once the sale is complete the new owner will take over operations and make changes and upgrades as they see fit.  Owners will consider holding mortgage.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • Fencing
  • Water access
  • Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops
  • Farmer housing
  • Equipment available for sale or lease
  • Electrical Access

Fencing description:

Single wire electric barbed wire pasture for dry cows.

Double wire electric barbed wire around small show animal pasture.

High tensile electric fencing around heifer pasture.

high tensile around manure lagoon

Water access description:

Large pond and smaller reserve pond used to water cows and older heifers.

3 wells to water smaller calves and supply water for milk house and pipeline wash.

Barns/structures description:

96'x248' Morton building constructed in 2002 includes 156 free stalls, two fresh cow packs, 14' drive through feed alley, with lockups throughout.

65'x96' addition contains an additional 50 free stalls and a 40'x48' multiuse area with lockups throughout.

Double 10 parallel parlor with holding area and milk house with 4000 gallon bulk tank.

Five additional buildings currently used for calves, heifers, storage and machinery storage.

Three bunker silos, one grain silo.

Manure lagoon with 1 million gallon storage capacity.

 

Farmer housing description:

2800 square foot, 5 bedroom, two full bathrooms, two kitchens, two living rooms, one car attached garage, two car/two story detached garage with lean-to.

Equipment description:

See machinery list attached at bottom.

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Ornamentals, Hay, Other Crops

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Cattle - Beef, Cattle - Dairy, Equine, Goats/Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Other livestock

Livestock/crops description :

Currently milking 200 Holsteins with an average production of 83 pounds per day at 2x milking.  Additional cattle include 23 dry cows, 29 bred heifers and 96 young stock.  These numbers change on a daily basis.   

Planned crops for 2019 include approximately 220 acres of established hay, 67 acres of new seeding hay, and 216 acres of corn for silage.

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

For Sale

Sale price or estimated market value:

Accepting sealed bids, see attached. Bid deadline has been extended until a reasonable bid has been received.

Description of tenure options:

The current owners would like to sell this as a walk on operation.  Current owners will consider holding the mortgage, up to 20 years.  The current owners expect to work with any potential owner for a period of time prior to sale closing.  Once the sale is complete the new owner will take over operations and make changes and upgrades as they see fit.  

Appraised value without animals is approximately 1.8 million.  Owners asking 1.4 million but will consider all reasonable offers

Additional Information

Current land zoning:

Agricultural

Is the property located in a NY Agricultural District?:

Yes

Preferences and restrictions on agricultural activities:

Current owners have no preferences or restrictions.  

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?:

Negotiable

Are you willing to have the public on the property as a part of the farm business?:

Negotiable