What would you charge?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by arabianequine, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. arabianequine

    arabianequine Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 4, 2010
    If you had 15 acres dry land. I can probably get water out for the animals but not to grow any crops. I think the plan is to use it to raise cattle.

    How much would you rent it out for? $300 for the year? Seems kinda low to me.
  2. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

    Jun 8, 2008
    NE Michigan
    I would rent it out for enough to cover your property taxes, plus maybe a little more.
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Is it currently in grass or is it cropland? Grass rent and crop ground rent are a lot different....at least in my area.
  5. arabianequine

    arabianequine Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 4, 2010
    Quote:It is all rock, dirt, and tumble weeds/sage brush type.
  6. gaited horse

    gaited horse Merry Christmas!

    Aug 14, 2008
    Fernley, NV
    Quote:It is all rock, dirt, and tumble weeds/sage brush type.

    I didn't know you own Nevada.
  7. dewey

    dewey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 9, 2010
    north of eternity
    Natural grazing land here in AZ, even up north where it's more lush, goes really cheap, but then again it takes up to a few hundred acres per AUM per year. BLM land is really cheap per AUM and goes even cheaper. With just 15 acres it sounds like somebody would be using it more as a feedlot and might be willing to pay more than a $1 per head. Is there a way you can find out what non planted pasture goes for in your area so you can get the best price?
  8. kevinhannan

    kevinhannan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 3, 2011
    Why not put it out to bid or auction at the highest bidder? Put a reserve on it for safety.
  9. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Well, it sounds like it won't even support one pair (cow and her calf) for a grazing season so if that's true I'd say $300 is more than most people would be willing to pay.
  10. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida

    x3...at least enough to cover your taxes, but if it's fenced, you might want to consider repairs that may need to be done. Who's going to be responsible--you or the renter?

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