Our Operations

Boridgeree, Canowindra NSW

Boridgeree is an 850 hectare property located in central NSW focussed on irrigated lucerne hay production, dual-purpose cropping and prime sheep production. Boridgeree operates a Haddon Rig blood self-replacing merino flock and a cross-bred flock producing wool and prime lambs.

Boridgeree has a 4,000 head automated sheep feedlot and improved pasture system that turns off up to 16,000 lambs per annum. Boridgeree is owned by Charlie Blomfield and Eleanor Falkiner.

Key initiatives include:

  • Automation of centre pivot irrigation systems and improving water use efficiency
  • Implementation of a dual-purpose cropping system for grazing, hay and cash crops
  • Design and development of a 4,000 head automated sheep feedlot system

Visit the Boridgeree website: greathay.com.au

 

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Haddon Rig, Warren NSW

Haddon Rig is a 23,000 hectare property located in central western NSW comprising 12,000 hectares of dryland farming, 17,000 merino sheep and 1,000 hectares of irrigated cultivation including cotton and centre pivots.

Haddon Rig has been owned by the Falkiner family for over 100 years. AMC provides services and advice to the Board of Directors and on-farm Managers.

Key initiatives include:

  • Development and management of an automated sheep feedlot
  • Development and management of centre pivot irrigation
  • Development and management of a premium branded Merino, dry-aged meat product, supply chain and marketing - haddonrigmerino.com.au
  • Design and implementation of remote telemetry across the irrigated cotton enterprise
  • Design, development and implementation of  intensive feeding infrastructure for drought and performance feeding 
  • Implementation of a software system to record activity-based timesheets, WH&S inductions, repairs and maintenance and servicing of over 100 pieces of equipment
  • Innovation in fodder production and fodder logistics for a large operation including cotton silage and silage bags
  • Drought management initiatives including purchase of Weedseeker technology to save over 60% of chemical usage costs in a dry fallow season
  • Expansion initiatives through productivity developments, leasing and acquisitions

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Rosewood, Forbes NSW

Rosewood is a 585 hectare irrigated and dryland farming property located between Forbes and Condobolin. Rosewood has bore and Jemalong scheme water for centre pivot and flood irrigation producing fodder, cereal and fibre crops.

Rosewood was purchased in 2019 and is owned by Haddon Rig Pty Ltd.

Key initiatives include:

  • Property due diligence, production analysis, financial modelling and acquisition
  • Irrigation system review and development initiatives
  • Centre pivot irrigation system review and improvements