Broken Horn D Ranch

Prescott, Arizona

  • $3,389,000
  • Total of  +/- 3,389.78 acres
  • Lush Orchard Grass for grazing or hay production

This ranch provides a unique turnkey opportunity to own a remarkable cattle ranch/beef business property nestled in the picturesque Williamson Valley, Arizona. This distinctive offering is the perfect balance between seclusion and accessibility. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Arizona’s vast landscapes while still enjoying the convenience of nearby urban amenities. The tranquil surroundings, scenic views, and wide-open spaces make this location an ideal place to call home. 

The ranch headquarters sits on 77 acres of deeded land, while offering an exceptional opportunity for cattle ranchers, farming enthusiasts, and those seeking a serene rural lifestyle. With 50 acres of irrigated grasslands along with a State of Arizona grazing lease and private land grazing leases, this ranch provides everything you need to operate a cattle operation running between 130-180 head of cattle.

This cattle ranch is not just a property; it’s a turnkey rural lifestyle and business operation. The sale includes essential ranch equipment and cattle ensuring a seamless transition into your new venture. From tractors to livestock handling facilities, you’ll have all the necessary tools to manage your ranch efficiently and effectively.

The Broken Horn D Ranch has been raising certified all natural, grass fed Criollo Beef for over 23 years. All beef animals have been born and raised on the ranch. In addition, the ranch currently grows all of its own hay and reduces its expenses in support of the beef cattle, supplements mother cows in the wintertime, feeding ranch horses, and boarded horses. Occasionally there is hay left over to sell. Also raised are annuals such as triticale, winter wheat and oats for cattle grazing and hay under 50 acres of irrigated pasture which is watered by three wheel lines. The pastures are planted in 39 acres of lush Orchard Grass for grazing or hay production in addition to 11 acres of Triticale. The current owner increases the carrying capacity by supplementing with free spent brewer’s grain from a local brewery.

Criollo Grass and Mash Fed Beef Business: In order to provide the quality and consistency in the beef, the Broken Horn D Ranch has spent years perfecting and marketing their unique product to the community and beyond. They currently sell their beef to a local store in addition to providing their great product to individual families.

The ranch ensures their cattle receive the best of care in a natural environment. The Broken Horn D Ranch is a Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Certified Producer, verifying the ranch operates by the highest industry standards for humane handling and care of the cattle. 

In addition, their animals meet the USDA standards for Grass Fed, No Added Hormones, No Antibiotics, No Animal By-Products, All Natural and Age & Source, which has been independently verified by Tenhni Trak, LLC.

Furthermore, Broken Horn D Ranch has completed nutritional analysis through the University of Arizona’s Food Products Lab, rendering their beef high in protein, low in fat and cholesterol making their product superior in health benefits. 

A portion of the cattle are “fed out” with high quality brewer’s grain from a local brewery. This “mash” is a great source of protein, TDN, vitamins and minerals for the cattle. The cattle metabolize the mash the same as forage. Studies have shown that the brewers grains do not have a negative effect on rumen health that uncooked grains have. 

The combination of offering the options of “grass fed” and “grass and mash fed” beef to its customers has shown to be an essential part of the Broken Horn D Ranch’s success. 

Topography:  The topography of the ranch is generally flat at the headquarters with gently rolling hills throughout the remainder of the grazing leases. The deeded land and headquarters sit at around 4,900’ in elevation.  

Vegetation:  Vegetation throughout the ranch includes a diverse selection including but not limited to: Blue Grama, Side Oats, Bluestem, Pine Dropseed, Fescue, Sacaton, Oak Brush, Chaparral, Quinine and Mountain Muhly.

Acreage & Carrying Capacity: The ranch lies throughout a total of 77 deeded acres; 761 State of Arizona sublease acres; 1,976 private lease acres; and 575.78 adverse grazing acres for a total of  +/- 3,389.78 acres. The current owner increases the carrying capacity by supplementing with free spent brewer’s grain as described above bringing the total potential carrying capacity to  130-180 CYL.  

Building Improvements: The original house was a kit from Sears, which had been added on to and renovated. In 2020, the structure was completely rebuilt creating a well-insulated, low maintenance,  rustic interior design complementing the ranch-style ambiance of a modern duplex. “A” is 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,000 sq. ft. “B” is 1 bedroom, 1 bath, 481 sq. ft. efficiency. Large front porch, 360 degree views, metal roof, stucco exterior. Duplex has its own domestic water well, electricity; propane furnace, water heaters & stoves.

The original homestead house still stands as a historical building and is in need of restoration. 

Water: At the headquarters, the irrigation well is 570 feet deep, 40 hp pump, new in 2019, set at 200 feet. Pumps 390 gallons per minute. Static water level is 12’ in dry years. In wet years, water runs out of the top of the casing. Pumping level drops to 102’, can pump indefinitely, recharge back to static level in 3 minutes.

Throughout the grazing lease areas, the cattle are watered in four different pastures with abundant water including three year round streams,  four wells (run by electricity) and twelve drinkers. 

Cattle : Available with ranch at time of listing is 42 pairs, 4 bulls, 10 open replacement heifers, 7 feeder heifers and 44 feeder steers. (Subject to change)

Equipment: The equipment included in the sale of the ranch includes the following:

1.   2016 John Deere 5085E (Tex) 2,751 hours. H240 loader, 3 rd functions hydraulics. 24/12 power reverser transmission;
2.   2016 John Deere 5085E (Virginia) 629 hours. Loader ready. 24/12 power reverser transmission;
3.   2017 John Deere 7’ hydraulic scarifier box blade;
4.   Bale Spear;
5.   2020 Kuhn RS110, GII Speed Rake with kicker wheel, wind guards;
6.   Herd Broadcast seeder/fertilizer model 750;
7.   Kuhn GF7001T Tedder, 6 basket;
8.   John Deere 8050 grain/seed/fertilizer drill;
9.  Crop Care 2.5 gallon turf foam marker;
10. 2021 Maxilator Accumulator Grapple;
11. Older, Athens 127 disc;
12. 40’ Conex box;
13.  3 wheel lines, movers, pipe, hoses, valves, sprinklers; (a. Cottonwood: 1,440’ length; b. Joes: 1,040’; c. Emily’s: 840’)
14. Miscellaneous portable corral panels;
15. 8’ X 14’ gooseneck dump trailer, for hauling spent brewer’s mash;
16. 2006 8.5’ X 12’ Haulin Cargo Trailer with a heavy duty rear ramp, side door. Interior lighting, 2 chest freezers, shelving, (2) 10’ X10’ pop up tents, tent weights, banners, feather flag, tables, etc for farmer’s market set up. Trailer is custom lettered for beef business.

Taxes, Zoning & Grazing Fees: 2022 property taxes for Yavapai Assessor Parcel #300-28-014M were $880.00; State Lease for 2023-2024 sub-lease grazing fees were $205.00.

Climate: In Prescott, Arizona you enjoy four seasons of weather with mild climate year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from highs in the 80’s in summer and lows in the low 20’s in the winter. The annual average precipitation is between 13-15 inches. 

Comments: The Broken Horn D Ranch provides a unique lifestyle. Although currently run as a cattle ranch and beef business, the possibilities are endless.

Don’t miss this unparalleled opportunity to own a fully equipped cattle ranch with a thriving grass fed beef business. With its secluded  acreage and charming accommodations this is a turn-key operation. Contact us today to schedule a private tour and witness the extraordinary possibilities that await you. Embrace the true essence of ranching life in the desirable Williamson Valley located a few miles north of Prescott, Arizona.

Price: $3,389,000 

*** The ranch and business qualify for financing through USDA 

For More Information

Tamra Kelly
Cell: (928) 830-9127

*This information was obtained from sources deemed to be reliable but is not guaranteed by the broker. Prospective buyers should check all the facts to their satisfaction. The property is subject to prior sale, price change, or withdraw.