Isaac Nathaniel Wegener
Cell: 022 493 4699
Date of birth
I am a strong and passionate hard worker, and I have an open mind to new techniques/methods to improve my ability and knowledge. I always strive to do the best I can and always aim to improve myself by always learning from as many sources as possible. I am enthusiastic about explaining ideas I have and enjoy working hands on. I thrive in a working environment of effective communication and where I am stimulated to think constructively.
I have 7 years' experience on different types of high-country farms, along with earlier work experience during my school years.
I have certificates in Lincoln and Telford correspondence papers along with Primary ITO in Agriculture.
Certifications & Courses
Landline: 03 4466552
Landline: 03 5757375
Working around the Marlborough district as a casual shepherd along with contractor work doing wilding pines. Currently obtaining a license to sell wild game for human consumption to Premium Game.
October 2018- December 2020
Position: Junior Stock manager
I am responsible for stock shifts, animal health application, farm maintenance of fences and water supply. Along with this, responsible for keeping correct tallies and records of stock classes, checking NAIT tags for cattle before being sent to the works, prepping the woolshed for crutching and shearing and general day to day jobs. Along with machinery work when possible.
The property is 2500 acres of steep coastal/ high county, stocked with 2400 M/A half-bred ewes, 550 replacement ewe hogget’s and 600-800 trade cattle to be finished and sent to the works when desired weights and conditioning is met. (Numbers vary from time of year and current market price at the time) along with working at a small lease block in Ward where we run an average of 70 cattle, from freshly weaned calves to R2- R3 cattle ready for the truck.
Camden Station consisted of 3750 SU. 2500 M/A merino ewes, 1000 M/A merino wethers and 50 M/A angus cows. Along with 500 replacement ewe hogget’s and 250 replacement wether hogget’s that grazed in vineyards till being brought back to Camden Station once the cull’s had been sent away to the works.
My position there was as a shepherd general, consisting of putting in fence lines, day to day fencing repairs and maintenance around the rest of the farm, scrub control, and along with stock work.
The Jordan consisted of 3075 SU. 2000 M/A Merino ewes, 700 M/A merino wethers and 75 M/A angus cows. Along with 1000 merino ewe hogget’s and wether hogget’s that grazed in the vineyards till the culls had been sent to the works.
My position there transitioned from shepherd general to head shepherd. The change of position consisted of all the jobs as listed above, along with planning stock shifts with the assistance of my employer. Planning day to day jobs for the other shepherd and myself.
Working as a casual shepherd around the region.
My position here consisted of doing day to day jobs depending on the time of year, and from what senior shepherds or my employers told me to do. Fencing, Stock shifts, general livestock health treatments etc.
My position here consisted of doing day to day jobs depending on the time of year, and from what senior shepherds or my employers told me to do. Fencing, Stock shifts, general livestock health treatments ect.