Tract #1: Permitted 8,500 Head Feedlot & Feed Mill on 200 Acres M/L
Located at 17638 Fir Avenue, Akron, IA
This is a rare opportunity to purchase a well thought out working cattle feedlot! Offering 35 outside feeding pens, three cattle confinement buildings, working facility, feed mill, machine shed, shop & offices. The layout of the feedlot offers established windbreaks, three wells and three lagoons.
Cattle Confinement Buildings & Feedlot
Cattle confinement building #1 was built in 2007 and is approx. 96’x540’ steel frame building. This bedded cattle barn offers double sided concrete feed bunks, concrete pen dividers, Johnson continuous flow waterers, back curtain, concrete floor and concrete feed lanes. Capacity is approx. 1,020 head.
Cattle confinement building #2 was built in 2016 and is approx. 100’x450’ steel frame building. This bedded cattle barn offers double sided concrete feed bunks, concrete pen dividers, Johnson continuous flow waterers, back curtain, concrete floor and feed lanes. Capacity is approx. 900 head.
Cattle confinement building #3 was built in 2012 and is approx. 90’x320’ steel frame building. This bedded cattle barn offers one sided concrete feed bunks, concrete pen dividers, Johnson continuous flow waterers, back curtain, concrete floor and feed lane. Capacity is approx. 600 head.
The 35 open feeding pens have concrete fence line bunks, continuous pipe fence with composite and/or metal posts. Graveled alleys provide feed truck access.
The 36’x60’ shed is a cattle working facility which has double tubs, solid high sided runway & loading chute on grooved concrete. Also included in this building is a Daniels hydraulic working chute & scale, Vet office, storage, feet bath and semi loading dock.
Winter Feedlots, Inc. has a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System for the lagoon system, which is permit for 8,500 head of feeder cattle – IDNR NPDES#7556471, EPA ID#IA0080217
The feed mill has an approx. 20’x40’ control building with heat & air, office, feed mill controls and leased micronutrient equipment. There is a drive thru with (4) 1,500 bu. overhead bins for feed truck loading. There are two grain legs, 100’ (3,500 bph) & 140’ (5,500 bph) along with a 700-bushel drive over pit. There is a RMS 48” roller mill with a Friesen 7,500 bu. overhead bulk bin. Grain storage includes a Harvestore 17,000 bu. with Goliath unloader, 17,000 bu. bin w/ fan, 45,000 bu. bin w/ fan and (2) 12,000 bu. bins 1 w/ fan. There is a 55,000 gallon concrete syrup pit with Houle agitator. There is a 4,000-bu. high moisture corn hopper bin, connected by a horizontal conveyor with a RMS 72” roller mill. The backup generator is a Katolight 135KW (model 431PSL6204-1).
Commodity Building & Bunker
The 50’x120’ open front, 6 bay pole building was built in 2006 with concrete floors & dividers and a concrete feed truck loading dock pad. Beside the commodity building there is an approx. 80’x150’ concrete block storage bunk with concrete floor.
Business Office & Shop
The business office has 2,016 sq. ft. of space was built in 2006. Offering a reception area, three offices, breakroom, two restrooms, storage area and central air & heat. The adjoining large shop has 7,200 sq. ft. and was built in 2006. The shop area has concrete floor with in-floor heat, work pit, 24’x16’ overhead door, (2) 14’x14’ overhead doors and mezzanine storage area. Located adjacent to the office/shop is the Weigh-Tronics truck scale, 80’x12’, model BMS 98012-100T J.
Machine Shed & Horse Barn
The machine shed is a 66’x120’ pole frame building built in 2009. The machine shed has a full concrete floor, steel lined, insulated, CleanBurn oil burning furnace, water hydrant, 200 amp breaker box and a 20’x24’ overhead door.
The horse barn is a 40’x60’ building with (2) 10’x60’ overhangs built in 2010. The horse barn offers concrete floors, (9) 10’x12’ sliding door stalls w/ corner swing out hay feeders, heated tach room, hay loft, wash stall, 12’x12’ overhead door and automatic waterers.
Home & Detached Garage
The 3-bedroom home has 2,895 sq. ft. of living space and has been extensively remodeled. The home offers an open floor plan in the kitchen, dining & living room. The living room has a wood burning fireplace. The formal living room has glass French doors which leads to the four season room with tiled floor & fireplace. The master suite has an en-suite bathroom with tub, tiled shower, double vanity, toilet room and walk in closet. Main level laundry room is off of the en-suite bathroom. The upstairs offers two bedrooms and a full bathroom. The basement offers a family room and utility room with electric forced air furnace with central air. The home is serviced by a well and rural water is on the property. There is an attached single car garage and a detached two car garage. The home is nicely landscaped with a brick patio and fire pit.
Tract #1 has 200 acres M/L with approx. 84 acres tillable, balance being the feedlot and lagoon system.
Corn Suitability Rating 2 of 77.5 on the tillable.
Located in Section 9, Johnson Township, Plymouth County, Iowa.
This tract has a Zimmermatic GrowSmart Field Vision 8 tower pivot irrigation, which distributes waste water from the lagoons. Water is pumped from the lagoon, then delivered through an underground pipe to the center pivot, which is located on Tract #3.
Included: All attached gates, scales, attached working chutes, 500 & 1,000-gallon LP tanks.
Not included: Feed, Silage, Corn syrup & Bedding inventory, Micronutrient equipment (leased), Fuel barrels, Office furniture, All personal property & appliances in the home.
Tract #1 - Real Estate Taxes