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    Contract Milker - Southland

Reference no: 8HR1452
Posted: 22 Dec 2021
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Otautau, New Zealand
Duration: Permanent, Full Time
Start Date: 1 June 2022

Setting you up for success…..


   Established and proven farm performance 

   Take the next step in your professional farming career                               

   800 cows


Our client has asked us to track down top-notch operators for this exciting Southland position.  To be successful at this level of business you will be an experienced contract milker, will know what it takes to make a dairy farming business of this level perform at its best and be prepared to put in the hard yards to do it.


Located 11km from Otautau and peak milking 800 cows, Woodlaw is 280 ha effective, with high producing soils that are suitable for intensive dairy farming. The farm has a 50-bail rotary shed with Protrac.   The farm owner is progressive and ambitious, and has just take possession of a 282-hectare support farm 35m drive from the farm; this will only farm Woodlaw’s own stock and winter graze mainly on grass and supplements.  The herd and all young stock are DNA proven and the owner’s goal is to have a herd within the top 5% of NZ. 


We’re particularly interested in hearing from people who are equally ambitious and who take a strong business-like approach to contract milking.  An owner with a clear vision for the future, good infrastructure and housing, and the support of an experienced farm consultant make this a great opportunity for a farm leader looking to take their next step.


Interested? Check out the short video here and apply today! Applications close 12 January 2022.


Please note: we’re taking a break over the ‘silly season’, so all applications will be reviewed in the week commencing 10 January 2022, and one of the team will be in touch with you soon after.