29 October 2018 - Top 10 world's biggest farms operate altogether over 26 million hectares of land and grow over 550,000 heads of cattle. We provide more information about these farms based on the data of worldatlas.com, as well as the websites of the farms.
|№||Name||Land area, ha||Owner||Number of animals||Location||Number of employees|
|1||Mudanjiang City Mega Farm||9,105,426||China’s Zhongding Dairy Farming; Russia’s Severny Bur||100,000 dairy cows||Heilongjiang, China||n.a.|
|2||China Modern Dairy||4,451,542||China Mengniu Dairy Company Limited||230,000 dairy cows||Anhui, China||n. a.|
|3||Anna Creek||2,428,113||Williams Cattle Company||9,500 cattle||South Australia, Australia||11|
|4||Clifton Hills||1,699,679||Clifton Hills Pastoral Company||18,000 cattle||South Australia, Australia||6-20|
|5||Alexandria||1,618,742||North Australian Pastoral Company||80,000 cattle||Northern Territory, Australia||50|
|6||Davenport Downs||1,497,336||Paraway Pastoral Company||25,000 cattle||Queensland, Australia||10|
|7||Home Valley||1,416,399||Indigenous Land Corporation||5,000
|Western Australia, Australia||40|
|8||Innamincka||1,351,650||S. Kidman & Co Pty Ltd||13,000 cattle||South Australia, Australia||9|
|9||Wave Hill||1,347,603||Gambamora Industries Pty Ltd||60,000
|Northern Territory, Australia||2+*|
|10||Marion Downs||1,242,384||North Australian Pastoral Company||17,500
* 2+ means that there are at least 2 permanent employees on the station (usually the manager and his wife), but in season peaks more employees are hired.