TOP 10 BIGGEST FARMS WORLDWIDE

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.

Top 10 biggest farms worldwide  
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
cattle
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
cattle
Northern Territory, Australia 2+*
10 Marion Downs 1,242,384 North Australian Pastoral Company 17,500
cattle
Queensland, Australia 2+*

* 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.

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