2IC/HERD MANAGER

Location: Te Hoe, Waikato
Position: Full Time


This well positioned, 165 hectare dairy farm in the beautiful Waikato has an 80% rolling contour and sits just 20km from Huntly and 30km from Hamilton. With a 54 head Rotary System, Feed Pad and Calf rearing shed amongst its facilities, this position provides a great opportunity for anyone looking for their next career move!

Our client, who are Contract Milkers on the property, are looking for a 2IC/Herd Manager to support day to day activities, supervise and implement the agreed farm management plan and have the experience and ability to take full responsibility in the absence of the Farm Manager.

Within this role, the 2IC/Herd Manager will ensure awareness of all health and safety requirements and obligations, animal welfare and environmental policies, procedures and practices as well as being experienced within the following areas:

• Herd Production – assisting with milking’s, herd feeds
• Calving
• Rearing Young Stock
• Supplements and Cropping
• Farm Maintenance

To be successful in appointment to this position, you will need to have a strong work ethic and proven dairy farming experience.

Good quality onsite housing is provided to the successful candidate and their immediate family.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please send through you CV and application to jobs@fegan.co.nz or call 07 823 0105.

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