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Kidz Farm, Northern Ireland's Premier Mobile Petting Farm, Londonderry, BT47 3UE

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Address Kidz Farm, Northern Ireland's Premier Mobile Petting Farm, Londonderry, BT47 3UE
Price POA
Style Business
Status For sale

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BUSINESS FOR SALE

'KIDZ FARM'

Northern Ireland’s Premier Mobile Petting Farm

If you are passionate about animals, why not make a career out of it!

We bring to the market this unique opportunity to purchase ‘Kidz Farm’, a company, based in Londonderry servicing NI and Donegal, which brings a petting farm experience and interactive fun with a range of farm animals to the likes of community groups, to schools and children’s parties

KIDZ FARM

Established in 2014 by a husband and wife team, KIDZ FARM is a growing mobile farm business, aimed at bringing an animal and farming experience to community groups, to fairs, schools, fundays, children’s parties and many more events throughout Ireland.

The business has expanded progressively over the years.

From just 2 pet guinea pigs and a pet rabbit, KIDZ FARM now boasts the following animal inventory:

  • Miniature Fallabella Pony
  • Shetland pony
  • Alpacas
  • Miniature donkey - male
  • Selection of goats and sheep
  • Ducks
  • Chickens (various breeds)
  • Guinea pigs
  • Giant rabbits
  • Selection of hand tame rats
  • Chinchillas
  • Snakes
  • 2 Bearded Dragons (Leopard Gecko, Chameleon)
  • Tarantulas
  • Giant snails
  • Millipedes
  • Scorpions
  • African Pygmy Hedgehogs
  • Horsefield Tortoises

With 2 vans now on the road, it allows the company to offer a service hosting at multiple venues to meet rising demand with the opportunity of further expansion. Due to its popularity, success and hardworking team, events and organisations are forward booking year on year.

Examples of bookings include:

  • The Mac, Belfast
  • Roe Park Resort
  • Lammas Fair, Ballycastle
  • Ballymoney Spring Fair
  • Ulster University
  • Balmoral Show
  • Rascals Day Nursery
  • Derry Hallowe’en Celebrations
  • Other Agri-based shows eg Antrim, Ballymena, Newry, Carndonagh, Tamlaght O’Crilly (Magherafelt), Kerrykeel, Steam Rally at Shane’s Castle

Additional attractions have been added to include a Quad Barrel Train, the Spooky Wall of Terror, pony cart rides and Nancy, the model milking goat.

More details below:

Factory made Quad barrel train

  • Quad barrel train fits in 12ft cattle trailer with platforms and also has room remaining for a quad.  Honda Quad included – this is a specific quad to fit in space in trailer
  • 2 x Wall of Terror – mainly used at Halloween alongside the reptiles – very popular for council Halloween events
  • 2 x model milking goats including stools used at Balmoral Show and other events throughout the year.

Their extensive list of machinery and equipment is as follows and includes all accessories needed for the daily running of the business

  • Selection of Gala Pro 50 Gazebos
  • 4 no 6m x 3m printed gazebos with sides
  • 2 no 3m x 3m printed gazebo with sides
  • 2 no 6m x4.5m printed gazebo with sides
  • (The back wall of each gazebo is also printed front and back.)
  • Selection of Gazebo tops
  • 4 no 6m x 3m gazebo top (Christmas)
  • 2 no 3m x 3m gazebo top (Christmas)
  • 2 no 6m x 3m gazebo top (halloween)
  • 14 Printed table cloths (Halloween, Christmas, farm)
  • Branded Flags (‘Wash your hands’, ‘Halloween’, ‘Farm’, ‘Christmas’)
  • All logos – normal, Christmas and Halloween
  • 6 mobile sinks (2 for adult use & 4 for child use)
  • Gazebo weights
  • Small folded pen gates
  • Large gates
  • Transportation cages for animals
  • Paper towel dispensers
  • Foldable tables
  • Leaf blowers x 2
  • Brushes, rakes
  • Black box per van – including trays, brushes, blankets, signs
  • Gazebo lights
  • Halloween decorations
  • Christmas decorations
  • Beanbag strawbales for indoor use
  • 2 x mobile sum up card machines with printer
  • Pony Cart
  • Display Vivs for Halloween and Balmoral Show
  • 2 x branded santiser stands
  • 1 x branded floor mat
  • Leaflets
  • 2 x branded umbrellas
  • Selection of branded signs for gates and free standing signs
  • Pull up signs
  • Brand new uniforms – body warmers, rain coats, t shirts and hoodies (all branded)
  • Used Uniforms but all in good condition – Halloween t shirts and hoodies, farm hoodies, t shirts, rain coats, winter coats – all branded
  • Animal housing units to include Vivariums for all reptiles, rat and chinchilla cages

Additional equipment bought for Balmoral Show 2024

  • Banners
  • Pull up advertising stands
  • Pin the tail on the donkey game
  • Ring toss game
  • 2x photo boards
  • Display vivs
  • Enrichment for reptiles

Vehicles

The following vehicles are also included:

  • 2015 Ford Transit Van (with logo)
  • 2017 Ford Transit Van (with logo)
  • 2 Cattle Trailers (1x 8ft and 1 x 12ft)
  • 5 Personalised Number Plates:
    • K12 FRM
    • K15 FRM
    • K17 FRM
    • K18 FRM
    • K16 FRM

Kenny and Noelle, the present owners, have lovingly and tirelessly built up the reputation of the company over the last 10 years and now have a team of 7 dedicated employees working for them. They have an extensive social media presence with 5 star ratings and 12,000 likes on Facebook.  Their diary has many events forward booked and they would be keen for the business to be sold as it is so that these bookings could be honoured. They are happy to make themselves available for a hand-over period to help facilitate the new owners.