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Gene Cruikshank
Gene Cruikshank
Cruikshank Realty, Inc.

8666 acres in Bent County, Colorado

$2,889,750 8666 Acres
Property ID 1766026


CRUIKSHANK REALTY, INC. is pleased to offer the McKeller Ranch located approximately 13 miles west of Lamar, Colorado.

Located in southeastern Colorado, ranch is 12 miles south and 13 miles west of Lamar.

SIZE: 8,666 Total Acres

7,706 Deeded Acres

320 Private Lease Acres

640 State Leased Acres

IMPROVEMENTS: Located at the north end of the ranch is the main set of corrals. In this same area is a slant wall metal building with a concrete floor. This is also the location of the main ranch well. The fences are 4 wire with mainly steel post.

WATER: There is 1 well with a submergible pump. Serving 6 steel livestock tanks via an underground pipeline. There are several springs in the northeast end and in the southern portion of the ranch. One windmill is located at the south end of the ranch.

CARRYING CAPACITY: The ranch can be operated on a cow/calf or a yearling operation. An average stocking rate of 12 acres per yearling per summer or 40 acres per cow/calf on a year round basis. All stocking rates will vary with animal size and year.

Vegetation: The ranch has a wide variety of different grasses, with the main grass being Blue Grama. Other grasses are Buffalo, Western Wheat, Side Oats, Indian Rice, and others. Meadow Grass is predominantly along a large portion of Mud Creek bottoms.

CLIMATE: The area has warm summers and mild winters. The average annual precipitation is 14 with the majority falling within the growing season.

MINERALS: All Sellers Interest

State Lease: The Seller will assign the a Lease Assignment at Closing. The Buyer is responsible for submitting the assignment. The assignment is subject to the Colorado State Land Board approval.

TOPOGRAPHY: The ranch varies in elevation from 3,960 feet to 4,175 feet. The terrain varies from the flats along Mud Creek, to the level terrain on the east, to the rolling hills throughout the ranch.

TAXES: $2,006.66

PRICE: $2,889,750.00


Head south from Lamar, CO on US Hwy. 287 approximately 11 miles to County Road(CR) U, turn west for 3 miles to CR 5, turn south for 2 miles to CR S to Bent CR 32. The ranch is to the west of the intersection of CRs S & 32.


Mule Deer
Whitetail Deer

Minerals - % Oil & Gas Owned
All Seller's interest

Number of Ponds (water 1-5 acres)

Present Use

All Weather Road

Type of Fence
Barbed Wire

Land Type

Minerals Available
Oil & Gas

Number of Stock Tanks (water under 1 acre)

Proposed Use

Surface Rights

Lot Description
Some Trees

Fenced for Cattle

Number of Wells

Road Frontage Desc


Tax Data (Show Tax Data)

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Gene Cruikshank

Cruikshank Realty, Inc.

20 South Main Street
Lamar, CO 81052

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