Shepherd – South Canterbury
We are seeking a person to fill the above position as after 2.5 years, our current shepherd is moving on to a manager’s role.
Duties include Stock work, fencing, farm maintenance, crutching, drenching, recording, weighing and some tractor work. The successful applicant must be fit, be able to work unassisted and as part of a team and good stockmanship is essential.
Belmont Station is a 950ha, 7500su Sheep and Beef property situated at Cave, South Canterbury between Timaru and Fairlie. There is a range of lucerne river flats, rolling developed hills, tussock country to steep hill country. Also, an active program fencing and planting native bush areas.
We farm Perendale ewes, Angus cows, Freisan bulls as well as 3 Sheep studs. Stock wintered - 500 Stud Suffolk, South Suffolk and Charollais ewes, 2700 Perendale ewes, 140 Angus cows, 950 ewe hoggets, 130 R1 Angus steers and heifers, 120 R1 Friesian bulls, 50 R2 trading cattle, 150 Stud ram hoggets sold at our On-Farm Ram Sale. We endeavour to finish stock, season permitting.
We offer you:
The village of Cave is 900m away. Four Primary schools within 15km.
Mackenzie YFC nearby at Fairlie, Rugby, Soccer, Squash, Netball, Golf and Dog Trial clubs all nearby.
Wallaby hunting on property and Fly-fishing River 500m from house.
For more information contact:
ph: 03 614 3330 or 027 202 5679