Aug 13, 2019

Shepherd general

  • Makowhai station
  • Waitotara Valley Road, Waitotara, New Zealand
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Makowhai Station is a 26,000 stock unit farming operation located an hour from Whanganui up the Waitotara valley. 

The business totals 8,200ha over 7 blocks, consisting of steep hill country with extensive dog work and some easier country for finishing lambs.

Running 16,000 ewes, 400 breeding cows, finishing most of the lambs and selling calves as Weaners.

The ideal candidate will need to be able to work well in a team situation but also independently.

Applicants should have:

•At least two years farming experience

•Experience in mustering hill country with handling large mobs

•Experience driving farm vehicles on hill country

•Demonstrate good stockman ship with a capable team of dogs

•Be self motivated, honest, reliable, show initiative & have a great sense of humour 

Renumeration package is based on experince with annual performance reviews, also a tidy 4 bedroom house available & primary school located  2 minutes away. 

Call Zane on 06-3466585 or email [email protected] 

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