Area: 720ha – 420ha effective
Stock Units: 3,700
Number of permanent staff: 1.5
The first farm purchased in the Lone Star Farms group, Quartz Range is a high-rainfall property on Pakihi (podzol) soils in the Bainham district of western Golden Bay. It is bounded by Salisbury Creek and Basin Creek and is bisected by Finney’s Creek with the Kahurangi National Park on the southeast boundary.
Quartz Range has a well established Perendale ewe flock of 2000 and buys in store weaner cattle to grow through to finish prime. Quartz Range also buys in approx 5000 store lambs to finish prime.
This farm, along with Puponga Farm Park is run under one Manager to utilize the best of both properties and climates.