The hill and high country properties named Forest Range, Breast Hill and Bargour are situated on State Highway 8 in the Lindis Pass, Central Otago.
18,500 ha total.
12,000 ha oversown and top dressed. Balance native.
- 10,000 ewes
- 5,000 hoggets
- 450 rams
Varies between 1 and 2 SU/ha depending on whether native or improved country.
- Rainfall: 660 mm annual average at the Forest Range homestead. Varies over area.
- Temperature: Ranges from 35 degrees C in summer to -20 degrees C in winter.
- Typical high country weather patterns of hot dry summers and cold frosty winters.
Predominately hill and high country with a complementary balance of low, medium and high altitude with excellent sunny, shady and dark aspects. Altitude ranges from 500 – 2000 metres.