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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, as well as the websites of the farms.

Top 10 biggest farms worldwide
NameLand area, haOwnerNumber of animalsLocationNumber of employees
1Mudanjiang City Mega Farm9,105,426China’s Zhongding Dairy Farming; Russia’s Severny Bur100,000 dairy cowsHeilongjiang, Chinan.a.
2China Modern Dairy4,451,542China Mengniu Dairy Company Limited230,000 dairy cowsAnhui, Chinan. a.
3Anna Creek2,428,113Williams Cattle Company9,500 cattleSouth Australia, Australia11
4Clifton Hills1,699,679Clifton Hills Pastoral Company18,000 cattleSouth Australia, Australia6-20
5Alexandria1,618,742North Australian Pastoral Company80,000 cattleNorthern Territory, Australia50
6Davenport Downs1,497,336Paraway Pastoral Company25,000 cattleQueensland, Australia10
7Home Valley1,416,399Indigenous Land Corporation5,000
Western Australia, Australia40
8Innamincka1,351,650S. Kidman & Co Pty Ltd13,000 cattleSouth Australia, Australia9
9Wave Hill1,347,603Gambamora Industries Pty Ltd60,000
Northern Territory, Australia2+*
10Marion Downs1,242,384North Australian Pastoral Company17,500
Queensland, Australia2+*
* 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.