The dairy farm is located in an ecologically clean place of the Kostroma region. About 90 km from the city of Kostroma. The production facilities of the enterprise allow keeping up to 300 dairy cows or gobies or other animals. Electrical substation is located in the immediate vicinity of the farm. Municipal water supply, from a nearby village. The road is very good ASPHALT, on the farm territory concrete road slabs. 210 hectares private property. Another 790 hectares for rent. 220 hectares of rent from the state at a price of 1.5 US dollars per 1 hectare. 570 rent from private individuals at a price of 2.5 dollars per 1 hectare. The total land area is 1 000 hectares (2 500 acres).
Cows are sold separately and are not included in the price of a dairy farm. They can be bought separately: an adult cow – 1000 US dollars – 12 pieces. And 113 young cows priced at $ 800.
Farm workers can work for you:
– Milkmaid – 4 people with payment of 350 US dollars per month.
– Daytime worker – 1 person with payment of 400 US dollars per month.
– Night worker – 1 person with payment of 400 US dollars per month.
– Tractor driver – 3 people with payment of 400 US dollars per month.
– Administrator – 1 person with payment of 400 US dollars per month.
– Veterinarian – 1 person with payment of 500 US dollars per month.
Buildings and structures included in the economy:
• Farm building for 200 cows, fully equipped for free keeping animals, including a manure removal system (deltascrapper), watering, lighting, stall equipment, an area of 1,500 m2
• Milking parlor with Herringbone 2 * 12, breeding zone, pre-milking platform, dairy unit, vacuum room, many offices and premises, an area of 560 m2
• The building of a workshop for the repair of tractors and agricultural machinery, an area of 250 m2
• Silo pits
• The incomplete construction of another farm (calf) with an area of 1,500 m2 (a reinforced concrete frame and walls of the building were installed, it remains to make roofs, floors, windows, gates and internal equipment)
• Milk processing workshop (built in 2019), which can also be used as a storage and preparation workshop for concentrated feed, with an area of 192 m2
The shop processes 8 tons of milk per shift, of which 200 kg of cottage cheese, 600 liters of baked milk, 6400 liters of pasteurized milk; the cost price before processing is 30 rubles (0.40 US dollars) one liter, after processing 32 rubles (0.45 US dollars), the average selling price of 1 liter of milk is 48 rubles (0.75 US dollars) one liter.
• High power electrical connection point with step-down substation on the farm
• Municipal water supply from the well with the potential to equip its own artesian well in the farm
• An asphalt road to the complex from the federal highway 6 km, from the border with the regional center 8 km, from the city of Kostroma 85 km, to the cities of Ivanovo and Yaroslavl 160 km, to Moscow 415 km.
Kostroma region is located in the center of the European part of the Russian Federation. This is one of the largest regions in the Central Federal District. The region borders: in the north with the Vologda region, in the west with Yaroslavl, in the south with Nizhny Novgorod and Ivanovo, in the east with the Kirov region. The relief of the Kostroma region is represented by a plain, which is divided by numerous rivers. The lowest part of the Volga River Valley, located in the southwest of the region.
Kostroma region can be proud of its capital. Kostroma – an ancient Russian city, founded in the 12th century, is one of the eight of the Golden Ring of Russia – historical cities, where there are a large number of monuments of ancient Russian history and culture. Due to its favorable location on the Volga – one of the main trade routes of the Middle Ages, soon after the founding of Kostroma it quickly turned into a rich merchant city. The population of the Kostroma region is 640,000 people, of which 92% are ethnic Russians. The main regional city is the city of Kostroma with a population of 276,000 people.
Climate: Kostroma region is temperate continental. Plain relief contributes to the rapid movement of air masses of various types. These are moist sea air masses coming from the west, cold arctic masses coming from the north and dry continental ones coming from the east. The average monthly temperature of January – the coldest month is −10 ° С, and the warmest July + 19 ° С. The total rainfall is 550-650 mm per year.
Soils: sod-podzolic soils make up 55%, illuvial-ferruginous soils 13%, floodplain acidic 10%, peat bog soils 6%, gleyous peaty and peaty geysers, mainly illuvial-humic 3%. Significant areas of land are waterlogged, swampy, clogged with stones. 80% of the territory is occupied by poor podzolic soils with a humus content in the arable horizon of an average of 2% in the region. Acidic soils occupy 62% of arable land, 25% eroded, soils with a low phosphorus content of 25%, 54% of arable land need phosphorization.
Agriculture: Farmland occupies 17% of the territory, in their structure – arable land 66%, perennial plantations 1%, hayfields ≈ 16%, pastures 15%.
Livestock and fisheries: Cows are bred (beef cattle (Limousin cattle) and dairy cattle (Kostroma cattle). Sheep, goats, pigs, poultry (chicken), fish (sturgeon, trout, carp), rabbits, horses are bred.
Crop production: Rye (winter), wheat (spring, winter), barley (spring), oats, corn (fodder), flax flax, rape (spring), potatoes, carrots, table beets, and perennial plants are grown.
One of the “branded” products of the Kostroma region are Kostroma cheeses, non-Grech sour cream and Bogovarovsky oil. Cheesemaking was started here 150 years ago. Now in Kostroma regularly held fair “Cheese Exchange”, where you can buy the best Russian cheese.