Breakaway Dairy

Roswell, NM


The property is located 6 miles southeast of Roswell, New Mexico on Pawhaten Road and Woodbine Way Road. The dairies went into operation in 1990. The dairy is located in the prestigious Pecos Valley of New Mexico. 

The climate is ideal for dairying with its mild winters and summers with night temperatures of an average of 70 degrees. Annual precipitation is 10 to 12 inches per year with most occurring in July through September. The growing season averages 210 days, beginning April 15 and lasting until October 20. The approximate elevation of the dairies is 3,400 feet.

The acres belonging to the Breakaway Dairy consists of a total of 212.85 acres of deeded land with 178.7 acres of Artesian water rights. The licensed water rights with the New Mexico State Engineer are 178.7 acres under RA-265 & RA-265A. The priority date on these water rights are 1905 and they are considered to be Senior Water Rights. Irrigation for the property is provided by 1 Artesian well. Water is delivered via underground pipelines. The well provides approximately 750 gallons per minute. The New Mexico Environment Discharge Permit for the dairy is DP-554. The owner states there are approximately 100 acres in cultivation.

There are currently 1440 stanchions. The improvements are designed for efficiency in handling and feeding the cows. It is a modern dry lot dairy.

This property can be sold with the house for $2,400,000.



Boumatic Double 15 Herringbone with rapid exits

1440 Stanchions 5 in 10

45,052 Square Feet of Shades

30 Beco milking claws with pulsators and automatic take-offs

2- 3 hp milk pumps

Plate Cooler

2 – 6,000 gallon stainless steel bulk milk tanks

2 – 120 gallon 10 hp compressor units

2 – Hot water heaters 100 gallon

2 – 25 hp vacuum pump

1 – 5 hp Transfer Pump

1 – Kohler Generator and Diesel Motor

PBI Hydraulic Unit

Shades – 9 total Shades

6 Bay Commodity Barn with 50′ X 140′ concrete approach apron

2 – Open Front Hay Barns

Truck Scales 60 ton capacity


500 Cow Equivalent “2 feet”


The main home was built in 1991 and has approximately 3,600 square feet. It is a two story home built of brick veneer. The home has three bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and a three car garage. This is a custom built home.

A Mobile Home of 1,280 square feet is also located on the property.

There are also many various other outbuildings and structures on the property.
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Roswell, NM

Agent(s) for this listing

Cherri Michelet Snyder
Qualifying Broker
Office: 575-623-8440
Mobile: 575-626-1913
Fax: 575-623-8442
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