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M & E Ranch

  • Location: Rapelje, MT
  • Acres: 5,761± acres
  • Price: $6,100,000
ABOUT M & E RANCH

The M & E Ranch is a well-balanced and efficient 5,761±acre ranch located 20 miles north of Columbus, Montana.The ranch has been in the same family for decades and ithas been meticulously maintained and managed. This is a production cattle ranch that can easily support 300± animal units with minimal labor.The ranch and its surrounding area are known for strong grass and mild winters. Cattle in this area typically need less than 1.5 tons/head of feed per winter. This property boasts1,400± acres of tillable hay ground which provides more than enough feed for the entire cow herd. These meadows are mostly freshly renovated into alfalfa.This fully-equipped ranch includes a full set of steel working corrals, large calving and maternity barn, heated equipment shop, and numerous outbuildings. It is very well watered and has an extensive water delivery system, via developed springs, wells, and pipeline with buried precasttanks.New owners will enjoy the ease of operation as well as the ideal location within an hour of Billings (Montana’s largest city).

  • 5,761+/- acres fully equipped
  • 20 miles north of Columbus, 1 hour to Billings
  • Efficient and well watered for cattle production
  • Steel working corrals, calving & maternity barn, heated shop, numerous outbuildings
  • Supports 300+ animal units

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Located 20 miles north of Columbus, the new owners will enjoy the ease of operation as well as the ideal location within an hour of Billings (Montana’s largest city).

Rapelje, Montana is most notably a farming and ranching community 25 miles north of Columbus between Hailstone National Wildlife Refuge and Halfbreed National Wildlife Refuge, in Stillwater County,Rapelje is home to just over 110 residents. Both are a part of the Big Lake Complex and the most productive areas in central Montana for waterfowl and shorebirds. The refuge is a breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. In 1913, the community’s name was changed from “Lake Basin” to Rapelje, and was named for J. M. Rapelje, general manager and vice president of the Northern Pacific Railway.Rapelje served as a railroad destination point throughout the 1800’s and created a thriving community in Northern Stillwater County.The small community now sustains on an agriculture based which supports a school, café,and Post Office. Rapelje is home to Montana’s original 24-hour endurance mountain bike race held on the weekend in June Closest to the summer solstice.

This fully-equipped ranch includes a full set of steel working corrals, large calving and maternity barn, heated equipment shop, and numerous outbuildings. It is very well watered and has an extensive water delivery system, via developed springs, wells, and pipeline with buried precast tanks.

Any and all water and mineral rights will convey at closing.

This is a production cattle ranch that can easily support 300± animal units with minimal labor. Cattle in this area typically need less than 1.5 tons/head of feed per winter. This property boasts 1,400± acres of tillable hay ground which provides more than enough feed for the entire cow herd. These meadows are mostly freshly renovated into alfalfa.

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