Pyramid Mountains Ranch is a robust cow/calf operation situated within the Pyramid Mountains and rich grasslands of southern New Mexico. This productive ranch consists of 37,118± total acres, including deeded acreage of 3,677±, a New Mexico state land lease lease of 6,117± acres , a BLM lease of 27,083± acres and a small uncontrolled parcel of 240± acres –– all of which creates a sustainable carrying capacity of four hundred forty five cow/calf pairs.
Pyramid Mountains Ranch is a true producer’s ranch, with the feed, water and infrastructure to run a profitable ranching operation from day one. with it’s accessible location, comfortable residential improvements and easy interstate access, the ranch is an ideal choice for western cattle ranching at it’s best.
WATER AND FEED
Water is abundant on the ranch with a strong network of wells, water lines, storage and earthen tanks. six active wells supply more than thirty miles of water lines to the eleven pastures with dirt tanks complimenting where needed. another six wells are not being utilized but hold possibility to be brought into production upon the rancher’s choice. 16.5± acres of senior water rights also convey with the ranch allowing the rancher to facilitate a small farming operation.
Feed is widely available year round with primary grasses consisting of gramma complimented by plentiful tabosa in the lower level draws. various browse and complimentary feeds subsist as well.
Several sets of working pens within the ranch’s interior make it efficient to quickly gather and work smaller groups of cattle. A large, newly built set of working and shipping pens at the headquarters allows the rancher to work and ship an entire herd.
Equine facilities include a six stall barn with prepared spaces for a tack room and workshop, all housed in a recently built 80 x 120 foot building. A roping arena adjacent provides space for working horses and roping practices.
The main residence at headquarters is a recently remodeled three bedroom, three and a half bath ranch home with a thirty five by seventeen foot covered front porch. The current owner has a background in architecture and the home was remodeled in a classic southwest ranch style with a contemporary flare. A fenced and landscaped back yard is dog friendly and offers great views of the mountains to the east.
Pyramid mountains ranch is located approximately 20 miles southwest of Lordsburg, New Mexico, in Hidalgo County. The Pyramid Mountains are a moderate altitude north south range about thirty miles long, and about twelve miles at their widest. various peaks, hills and draws form the range as water splits off the Continental Divide, which runs through its upper ridge line.