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The ranch is gently rolling pastures and fields on the East side of the Chalk Buttes. The 70hd seasonal forest permit is directly west of the deeded land. The ranch is a good opportunity to acquire an operating ranch or investment property.
1,445+/- Deeded Acres
70hd Forest Service permit
The ranch is located 12 miles southwest of Ekalaka MT. The ranch is next to the Chalk Buttes Forest service land. 80 miles northwest is Miles City, which has a population of 9,000, and is the regional trade center with all the modern services of a larger city, airport, hospital, community college, stock yard, banks, motels, accounting and insurance services. The ranch has average precipitation of 16-17+/- inches per year. Belle Fourche SD is 90 miles southeast of this ranch.
Recreation and Hunting
Many outdoor activities can be enjoyed on the ranch. There are occassional Elk, Mule deer, upland birds, turkeys and predators. The Custer National Forest borders the ranch. For the outdoor enthusiast, a wide variety of opportunities are waiting for you.
Historically the ranch has been a cow calf unit, with small grains and feed production from the farming and hay land. Carrying capacity of the ranch is subject to management and rainfall. Historically 70-85 AU with winter feeding. There are 10+/- separate fenced pastures and fields to allow for the rotation of livestock, haying and crop production. Livestock water development allows for rotation opportunities.
The ranch has an old home used as a hunting camp. A 24X40 steel frame building with cement floor, 2 older wood frame sheds, 5 usable grain bins. Ranch is fenced with 3,4 & 5 barbed wire. Fences are in good to fair condition. Water development is good, 2 electric wells, 1 pipeline with tire and fiberglass tanks, 5 livestock dams. There is a solar well on the Forest service allotment.
This is an opportunity to own a productive ranch in the Chalk Buttes area of Southeastern Montana. Native and tame grass pastures with electric wells, pipeline water and reservoirs, make this a productive ranch. Ranch has a dry land crop and hay base that has consistently provided for winter feed needs. Call us for an exclusive showing and more information.