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Category: Contract Milker
Location: Manawatu - Whanganui


Contract Milker - Ohakune

Our clients are seeking a progressive contract milker who enjoys farming and shows good experience at managing cows and grass in order to achieve targeted production. Pursuing someone with excellent communication, proven pasture skills and ability to take ownership. Ideal applicants will work as a team, have an eye for detail, and be positive,
forward thinkers.

This 280 effective hectare farm at Ohakune, is flat contour, milking 600 spring calved cows through a newly established 54 bail rotary with automatic cup removers, teat spray, auto wash and Cow Scout.

Historically the farm has produced 270,000kgMS, however new facilities and fine-tuned management have the farm targeting 300,000kgMS. The supplement regime includes grass silage, in-shed feeding, reject vegetables, summer turnips and hay, along with winter kale.

Accommodation includes three good quality houses, with adequate insulation and heat sources.

Please apply with cover letter and CV to

Applicants must have NZ residency or valid NZ work visa.

Applications close date: 11 December 2019

Date Posted: 2019-11-29


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