Otago sharemilkers Matt and Ella King have had three years at Clinton and three at Heriot and are now setting up at Clydevale.

The 24 per cent lower-order sharemilkers and a staff member were part of yesterday's mass migration of dairy farmers in what is now known as Moving Day.

The Kings will look after a herd of 720 cows — a big increase on about 420 under their care at Heriot.

They will own everything at the Clydevale farm, except the cows.

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Mrs King said they made the move over two days and the weekend's weather had been perfect for it.

They went back and forth in their ute and used a freight company to cart equipment.

"Now, we have to unpack," Mrs King said.

They also moved three sheep, three dogs, two llamas and a cat.