Purchased in 1995 and converted to a dairy farm, Quintag Holdings is 322 ha and milks 1240 cows.
Quintag is fully irrigated with new pivots installed in 2017 along with an upgraded underpass linking the farm. Farm buildings include a 50 bail rotary with NU Pulse milking plant and ACR’s. The dairy is on an elevated site with a rectangular yard and an auto flood wash system. There is also an old woolshed converted for rearing calves along with a three bay grain/calf shed and various implement sheds on farm.
Staff accommodation includes an Executive 4 bedroom Managers house (built in 2007), Two x 3 bedroom homes and 2 x 2 bedroom flats for single quarters.
Quintag is managed by Jason and Paula Strawbridge. They employ five permanent staff including a 2IC, Herd Manager and farm assistants.
The farm is well located and only 8km from the township of Ashburton. Ashburton is an excellent service centre for all farming needs and has excellent pre-school, primary and secondary schooling. Ashburton is surrounded by accessible rivers for fishing and Lake Hood is situated five minutes drive from the town.