Michael Dunning - Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties
Hc 66 Box 613 Thompson Ranch, Land & Cattle
Socorro, NM 87801



Thompson Ranch Land & Cattle, Socorro County, Mountainair, NM 17,529 total acres (10,590 Deeded Acres, 4,808 Acres New Mexico State Lease, 1,651 BLM Acres, 480 Uncontrolled Acres) Bordering the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge to the west and White Sands Missile Range to the South, the Thompson Land & Cattle Ranch has been known throughout the Southwest as a quality seed stock producer for excellent Angus Cattle for over 25 years. This Socorro County Ranch, tucked into the foothills of the Los Pinos Mountains, qualifies/receives over the counter Free Range Oryx (Gemsbok) tags, 10 elk tags (6 bull, 4 cow, more available), and over-the-counter Mule Deer tags. In addition, bands of pronghorn antelope abound and Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep call the +/- 17,500 acres home. Located approximately 80 minutes from Albuquerque and the I-25/I-40 intersection, the ranch has excellent access. Game Management While best known for producing excellent quality Angus Bulls, Thompson Ranch Land & Cattle unique location, situated in the foothills of the Los Pinos Mountains and bordering the 230,000 acre Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge (that does not allow hunting ), provides the Thompson Ranch as the ideal game sanctuary. Rocky Mountain Elk, Oryx and antelope have not been hunted in 25+ years on the ranch with only an occasional mule deer harvested by a family member. The owner has managed this incredible holding for excellent cattle and game management, growing the elk, antelope, oryx herds and mule deer to its current proportions. Socorro County has been a known B&C bull elk producer and the Thompson Ranch holds some incredible animals documented in the 375+ range, and typical mule deer to 190+ and the occasional 220+ non-typical. The pronghorn abound and the free range Oryx (Gemsbok) roam on and off the ranch from the bordering Whitesands Missile Range to the South. Every waterhole and drinker holds quail and doves. Lion, coyotes and bear are available for the predator enthusiast. New Mexicos 3rd largest black bear came from the Thompson Ranch. Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep are ranch visitors from time to time. Cattle Production For the tax minded investor, the depreciation schedule is available for qualified customers. Known internationally for producing Black Angus cattle & World Class bulls, the ranch has traditionally carried 328 AUYL, or 700+ yearlings for average moisture years. The ranch facilities include 8 wells total 6 windmills, 4 submersibles, 1 solar) 19 drinkers, 11 dirt tanks and +/- 11 miles of 1 1


StyleFarm or Ranch
Days On Site357


Bath(s) 2 Full
SQ Feet2,800
Story(s)1 Story
Property ViewYes

Additional Information

Available AmenitiesElectricity,Phone,Internet,Propane-Tank Owned

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Area Information

CountySocorro NM
Zip Code87801
AreaOut Of State
Middle SchoolOpen Enrollment
High SchoolOpen Enrollment
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Listing Updated: 01/14/2019
MLS Number: 740987
Listing Provided By:
Greg Liddle  of  Hayden Outdoors

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