Independence, Kansas | County: Montgomery | 180 Acres
The Hiner brothers’ cattle operation features two grow/starting yards, each permitted for 999 head spread across 180+/- acres. The operation features 24 pens, with each pen averaging roughly 150’ x150’ with 130’ of bunk space, enclosed metal working buildings with Silencer squeeze chutes and separate Vet/med building. Hiner’s engineered a water reservoir into the landscape that provides 13.5 million gallons that are delivered throughout the yard. A connection to Rural Water provides for a secondary source should it be needed. Additionally, there is a newly updated 2,200+/- square foot home featuring three bedrooms and two baths, ready for a yard manager. The newer improvements set this operation apart from others. Additional acreage and housing are available for purchase.
Hiner Feeders offers a buyer the opportunity to purchase a starting/grow operation in the heart of our country’s cattle industry that is conveniently located close to several sale barns, and large cattle operations.Close Details
The Hiner Yards are located in southeastern Kansas, 10 miles southwest of Independence and only one mile off of State Highway 75. Sale Barns in Coffeyville, Kansas are located 20 miles to the south. Air service is found at the Independence Municipal Airport (5500’ runway) located within 5 min and serves all private traffic and commercial flights are found at Tulsa, Oklahoma at 1 hour and 20 minutes to the south and Wichita, KS at 2 hours and 11 minutes to the northwest.
ACREAGE AND DESCRIPTION
There are 180+/- acres associated with the two yards, water reservoir, manager’s home and equipment shed. There are gentle grades comprising the topography, with the yards designed and built to take full advantage of the natural slopes. The surrounding area consists of gentle rolling hills, with clearings utilized for grass or crop production and drainages lined with a variety of trees.
OPERATIONS & IMPROVEMENTS
The Hiner Yards are a family operation, with a consistent clientele base that has kept the yards at full capacity in previous years. The first yard, built in 2013 is permitted for 999 units, while the second 999 permitted yard was completed in 2019. The capacity is double on light cattle which makes this yard the perfect starter facility. Together the yards offer 26 pens, 24 of which are roughly 150’ x 150’ with 130’ of bunk space and two 200’ x 200’ pens with two rows of bunk space in each are found within the newer northern yard. The southern yard offers shades on each pen, a certified set of scales. Both yards have Silencer squeeze chute inside an enclosed metal building along with a separate Veterinary/Medical Building. An alley connects both yards as well as the adjacent grass traps, which are available for purchase separately. The water for the yards is sourced from a drainage basin located within the property and includes a 13.5 million gallon water reservoir. Pumps and piping deliver the water to the pens throughout the yards.
Included in the sale is a 2,200+/- square foot home that offers three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The home has had recent upgrades that include kitchen and dining remodels, new tile flooring and carpet, fireplace updates, metal roof (2016) and septic system replacement in 2016.
Additional buildings include a concrete commodity barn with five bays, separate tack room and horse pens.
WATER RIGHTS AND RESOURCES
The water for the yards is sourced from a drainage basin located within the property and includes a 13.5 million gallon water reservoir. Pumps and piping deliver the water to the pens throughout the yards. Additional water is available through Rural Water and is connected to the north yard.
Any Mineral Rights owned by Sellers will convey to the buyer at closing.
The inclusion of the house is ideal for an operation manager, providing instant access to the yard and overseeing the health and welfare of the animals under care. The current operators are open to discussions on offering assistance in training the buyers on the yard operations post closing.
Hiner Feeders offers a buyer the opportunity to purchase a starting/grow operation in the heart of our country’s cattle industry that is conveniently located close to several sale barns, and large cattle operations. Cattle finishing is a viable option to this operation as well with some processing facilities within the needed distance. The newer and high quality construction of these facilities breaks this opportunity apart from any other out there, helping to lower your operating costs and adding to your bottom line. Easy access (1 mile) to State Highway 75 and a 10 mile drive into Independence helps keep operations running smooth and efficient. Come see it before it’s gone!