Farmer Profile

Douglas Fitzallen

Douglas Fitzallen

 Smithton TAS 7330, Australia
 5
 Tasmania
Tasmania, North East Vic, South East Vic, South West Vic
 Manage/solid share 2 550 cow dairy farms on about 170ha with a 50 bale rotary on each
 All dairyfarming
 15-25 Years

Farming Preferences:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Dairy 4
  • Beef 3
  • Aquaculture 2
  • Mixed Farming 2
  • Broad Acre Cropping 2
  • Horse Breeding 1
  • Market garden 1
  • Sugar Cane 1
  • Other livestock 1
  • Pig Farming 1
  • Goats 1
  • Cotton 1
  • Sheep 1
  • Viticulture 1
  • Chickens 1
  • Specialty Crops 1
  • Orchard 1
  • Rice 1
  • Other Farming Preferences: None

Farming Skills:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Business Management 4
  • Livestock Mustering 4
  • Book Keeping 4
  • Planning 4
  • Fencing 4
  • Accounting 4
  • Animal Husbandry 4
  • Machinery Operation 4
  • Human Resources 3
  • Agronomy 3
  • Cropping 3
  • Marketing 2
  • Sales 2
  • Orcharding 1
  • Other Farming Skills: None

Farming Methods:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Conventional 4
  • Organic 3
  • Grass fed 3
  • Urban 1
  • Biodynamic 1
  • Regenerative 1
  • Permaculture 1
  • Other Farming Methods: None

Farm Opportunities Sought:

  • Equity
  • Share Farm
  • Vendor Finance

What have you been doing to get farm ready?

We have been buying assets eg: tractor and implements motorbikes x3 sidebyside Calf raring equipment. Crush dehorning equipment and more

Why are you passionate about farming?

Havd slways been passionate myself then meet my partner who had the same passion.

Best days of being a farmer:

Our dream farm is in tasmania milking cows.