An exciting opportunity is now available 18km from Balclutha in Clydevale, South Otago. This is a hands on entry level role you will be involved in the day to day farming operation and learn many new skills.
The successful candidate must have:
Main duties will include:
You’ll be helping to feed the cows, calves and any other stock on the farm. You may be involved with allocating the feed and driving machinery to feed it out and checking to make sure the animals have had enough to eat.
The engine room of any dairy farm and where you can get your hands dirty. You’ll be putting cups on cows and learning how the milk gets from the cows to the vat for collection.
Keeping an eye on the cows will be a crucial part of your role. You will work with your manager to identify and help any animals with problems while also getting involved with things like reproduction, herd testing and preventative measures such as drenching calves.
This may involve shifting the effluent spreader and along with your manager keeping an eye on the system to make sure it’s working well. It can also involve spraying, fencing and planting trees.
If you are interested in this role please ring Judith on 0272001687