Burmont Holdings Ltd
Burmont Holdings is a 360 hectare farm, which consists of a 285 milking platform milking 1050 cows and self contained support block.
The farm is of mainly flat contour and is very well subdivided with paddock sizes averaging 5.15 hectares. South Two Chain Road, a shingle road running parallel with state highway 1 dissects the property with the dairy shed on one side of the road and the remainder on the western side of the road. A new underpass built in 2018 links the two blocks.
Staff accommodation comprises of a well maintained 3 bedroom house, 2 bedroom house and a quality manager’s house built in November 2005. Farm buildings include a 50 bail rotary cowshed with cup removers and 6 bay implement/calf sheds.
The farm is spray irrigated via rotorainers and pivots. Irrigation water is sourced through Central Plains Irrigation and wells. Rakaia Township is 3km south of Burmont and contains a full range of services including fuel stations, 2 food stores, fast food outlet, 2 hotels, Primary School, Pre School, Engineering firms, Post Office, Pharmacy, Three rural stores, Hairdresser, Motorbike shop and a Medical Centre. There is also a Sports Club, irrigated Golf course, Jet boating and Salmon fishing on the Rakaia River. The Methven and Mount Hutt ski fields are only 30 minutes’ drive to the west.
David Ring is the Farm Manager at Burmont, having joined Spectrum Group in June 2013.