McDonald Ranch/Farm, Lea County, McDonald, NM - For Sale
Property Type: Ranches
House Type: Cabin
Square Feet: 400
The Property: Located just 6 miles south of Tatum, New Mexico, this is a good Lea County, New Mexico grass ranch with 4 circles. 5321 deeded acres, 998 acres State Lease and 200 acres free use. Ranch divided into 4 main pastures 3 traps and fenced pivots. 450 wet acres with water right and an additional 430 acres of water rights. Ranch is extremely well watered for livestock and fences are in good to excellent condition. Irrigation pivots are all Zimmattic with modern electronics. Headquarters has a modern set of working pens, certified scales, 400 sq ft rock house, small barn; saddle house and horse shed are loacted near the headquarters. Good, strong grass country for cattle. Farmer will keep control of pivots until current crop is harvested. Terrain & Vegetation: Flat terrain with good turf, grama grass and some mequite. Water: This is an extremely well watered ranch for livestock with 9 water wells for livestock, one well at the headquarters and one shared well with the neighbor. Each pasture has 2 to 4 water sources. There is a total of 888.2 acres of water right of which only 450 acres of water (4 pivots) is currently in use. All irrigation systems and water rights will convey with the ranch. Livestock Operation: This is a well diverse ranch with the ranching and the farming. Currently the ranch is stocked at 75 cows plus bulls and calves. Improvements: All pivots are less than 10 years old and are in excellent working condition. The pens and scales and the headquarters are less than ten years old. The old cabin at the heaquarters has been refurbished. Taxes & Fees: 2018 Taxes $1,750.00 Broker Notes: Good multi-purpose ranch with strong grass in the heart of Southeast New Mexico's ranching country.