Dairy Asistant/Calf Rearer

at McFarlane Fields Ltd
Date Posted May 15, 2017
Category Farm and Agriculture Work
Job Type Medium Term - 7 weeks to 3 months
Region of New Zealand Canterbury

Description

We are a family run 500 cow dairy farm looking for some extra help over the busy calving period

Accomodation is a sleepout room close to the main house, shower and toilet facilities are located through a sliding door on the side of the house, a short walk away from the sleepout, sleepout room will be furnished with a queen bed, meals can be provided at the main house, wi fi is available at house but not sure if it will reach sleepout.

The work will be general farm tasks but the job will be where you are most helpful that day, tasks could include Milking, checking cows/calves, assisting calvings, assisting matching cows to calves, collecting cows and calves and possibly basic tractor work (Heavy rolling), a fair portion of your day will most likely be feeding and caring for calves.

Roster is negotiable

While some previous farm experience would be helpful, it is not nessasary

 

Dates of Employment

August until end of September

Pay Details

$16-$18 hr depending on experience
Please do not apply for this role unless you have a valid work visa that allows you to work in New Zealand
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