Big Dipper Ranch
Montana Ranches For Sale – Contract Pending!
Attention ranchers/investors! Realize up to 7% return on your investment on this 10,000 +/- acre ranch located in Carter County near Ekalaka, MT! Acreage consists of approximately 7440 acres deeded, 640 acres of State lease and 2000+/- acres of BLM lease. Both leases are 10 year leases. BLM leases stay with the commenserate deeded land, and State leases are bid with current lessee having priority.
Ranch lies in one contiguous block on the SE edge of Sheep Mountain. Taxes on this property run under $4500 annually. FSA base property of 1084 acres. 2010 Program payments on base property reported at $8706.00. Plenty of wild game animals round out the beauty and productivity of this ranch and as an added plus, high speed internet service was recently made available.
This ranch is operated as a year round sheep and summer yearling operation. Water and grass provide the most efficient, fundamental resource for raising livestock, and this ranch has plenty of both. Current owner utilizes this ranch by running from 1200 to 1500 head of sheep year round and 1400-1500 head of yearling heifers through the summer with potential to run more with good management. Available water sources include 7 wells and several reservoirs A comfortable 5 bedroom, 4 bath home, barns, and other outbuildings make up the headquarters, with a second home and polebarn on the premises available.
Resident sheep herd is available at market value to interested buyers. Yearling heifers have been provided by same party for several years and would be interested in continuing. Management and labor is available for absentee owners.
This is a very productive ranch with low operating costs in a beautiful setting that reflects a pride of ownership. Call us for more information and to set up an appointment to view!
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