Sheep and Beef Position

$25.00 - $30.00 hourly
  • Temora Holdings Ltd
  • 171 Potter Road, Kumeroa, New Zealand
  • May 29, 2021
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Otawhao is an 865 hectare (750 effective) sheep and beef farm with a mix of flat, rolling and hill country. We run approximately 215 breeding cows, 550 R1 & R2 cattle, 3500 breeding ewes, 850 in lamb hoggets and 700 dry/trade hoggets.

We seek to run a sustainable, productive and profitable business and give people opportunities to grow and progress. If you are an energetic person who is passionate about farming, has a broad range of skills and is keen to learn, then we would love to have you as part of our team. Your duties will include fencing, tractor work, general stock work, weed control and other general tasks.

 You will need to have:

  • Good fencing skills and general maintenance ability
  • Experience in tractor operation on hill country
  • Good stockmanship skills
  • 1-2 trained working dogs
  • Attention to detail including accurate record keeping on farm apps
  • An honest, reliable and positive attitude

In this role the balance between fencing, tractor and stock work can be tailored to best suit your skills and interests.

We can offer a positive work environment where you will receive plenty of variety and can be involved with all aspects of the day to day running of this farm.  A comfortable 4 bedroom house is available on the farm. Hunting and fishing are available on the property. We are located 20 minutes from Pahiatua, 25 minutes from Dannevirke and 50 minutes from Palmerston North, with Kumeroa primary and intermediate school 10 minutes away.

Starting rate between $25 and $30/hour, depending on experience.

For more information or to apply contact Daniel Tarbotton on 0277409076 or daniel.tarbotton@gmail.com

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