Alabama Farm Offers Multiple Income Streams
Blackbelt Farm is a four house breeder hen farm on 145 +/- acres in Sumter County, Alabama. This farm was formerly under contract with Koch Foods out of Forest, Mississippi. Koch Foods is interested in placing birds on this farm again. The houses are 42×500, put in production February 2017. The farm combines the possibility for income from catfish production and cattle, hay or row crop.
The farm has a potential gross annual income based on Koch Foods cash flow projection of $348,000. These houses have a 10,000 hen and 1,000 rooster placement. This poultry farm for sale is built to last.
Farm features include:
- Vencomatic egg packer, with conveyers to all four houses
- Valco nest and egg tables
- Choretime feeders, with the hen feeders being pan feeders
- Lubing drinkers
- 10, 52-inch Acme fans
- Recirculating cool cells
- Plastic slats
- Rotem controllers
- Well and city water
- One central egg room
- John Deere generator
- Eagon bi-fold doors
There are 21 +/- acres of water on the farm and this area was in catfish production until 2013. A few items will be needed to put the ponds back in production. Those are aerators, water monitor system, feed system, and some pond maintenance. The estimated cost for the improvements is around $75,000. In the past, the production capacity has been 10,000 lbs of catfish per acre of water.
The land is currently is hay production. The forage base is mostly fescue with some summer perennials. With some fencing, this pasture land for sale would have good potential for livestock. Approximately 85 acres are in open land, not associated with the poultry or aquatic production.
The home was built in 1999 with 2000 +/- sq. ft on the main floor and 1000 +/- sq. ft. on the upper level. The main floor has the master bedroom with 3 bedrooms upstairs and a total of 3 baths. In the yard there is a nice patio, gazebo, and plenty of room to play. There is a two bay garage with a lift and shop area, another equipment barn that is partially enclosed, and also a wood-working shop.
All potential buyers that visit this farm will have to present proof of a minimum 10% down payment before they can visit the farm. All buyers that request to visit the farm will have to show proof of these funds or fill out a “Qualify to Visit a Poultry Farm”, provided by a PoultrySouth team member, before visiting the farm. ABSOLUTELY NO VISITORS on this farm unless a PoultrySouth team member is present. This farm is a biosecure area and all visitors must abide by the PoultrySouth and Koch Foods standard operating procedures.
This Alabama farm for sale is offered for sale by Randall Upchurch, with Southeastern Land Group. Randall is a land and farm agent that focuses on farms and ag properties in Alabama and Georgia. Randall is ready, able, and willing to assist you with your land or farm needs. Southeastern Land Group is a full time land and farm brokerage company dedicated to providing the best service and the best results when it comes to buying or selling rural property.
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