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    Herd Manager – Bulls

Reference no: 8HR1388
Posted: 6 May 2021
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Bulls, New Zealand
Duration: Permanent - Full time
Start Date: 1 June 2021
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Te Hou Farm is located 14 kms minutes from Bulls on 340 hectares on the rolling to flat river plains. It has modern infrastructure and facilities including a 50-bale rotary shed fitted with cup removers, in-shed feeding and Protrack. The 1080-cow herd is also rotated through the feed pad during autumn and spring feeding and ¾’s of the farm is irrigated.

 

They have a great role for a Herd Manager who will focus on a pasture management and the feeding of the half the herd.  There are 6 staff employed on the farm, so if you want to work on a big farm with the great systems in place – then this is the right role for you!

 

They are offering an attractive salary, recently renovated 4-bedroom house with a fire, heat pump and double garage. The school bus comes to the farm gate so access to great schools for your children is easy. There is also part time work available on the dry stock unit or blueberry farm located across the road, for a partner, if needed.

 

If you want to be part of this growing business, you will need:

·      2-3 years solid dairy farming experience

·      Good communication skills

·      Good tractor and motorbike skills

·      A “can do” attitude and the motivation to succeed.

 

Don’t miss out on this opportunity - apply now!