700 Cows Contract Milking Tirau

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Job type: 
Contract
Date expired: 
Fri, 06/01/2018
Experience Requirements: 
Not requirements
Description: 
An opportunity to be involved on a quality, well developed, modern, fertile, spring calving farm. Located just outside the proven dairying township of Tirau, South Waikato, close to primary and secondary schools, shops and services. Farm is Located 3 mins drive to Tirau, 10 mins to Putaruru, 15 mins to Matamata, 35 mins drive to Rotorua, 40 mins to Tauranga, 40 mins to Hamilton, 60 mins to Taupo.

230 ha dairy farm with 210 effective.
Mixture of contour with approx. 50 ha flat, 20 ha sidlings, 140 gentle rolling.

Currently milking 730 cows. Targeted production in 2017/18 of 276,000 kgMS.

System 2/3. Pasture focussed farm, looking to utilise maximum amount of pasture eaten.

Infrastructure includes 54 bale automated rotary cowshed, in bale ID, walk over weighing and teat spray, auto draft, cup removers, feed pad, in shed feeding, modern water system.

Contract milker will recruit, manage and oversee staff as part of their independent contracting role in accordance with NZ law.

Key skills required:

• Pasture management and utilisation
• Animal health, welfare and husbandry practices including calf rearing
• Minda recording and reporting
• Financial budgeting and monitoring and reporting
• Problem solving skills
• Decision making
• Co-operate effectively with staff, owners, farm advisor, rural companies, suppliers
• Flexibility
• Planning and reviewing
• Nutrient management

If you would like to be part of a progressive business, this could be the next opportunity for you.

Applications sought for experienced people who have a passion for dairy farming, are looking to advance their career and have a proven record in animal welfare and people skills. Successful applicant will have outstanding pasture management skills within a New Zealand spring calving system. Payment per kgMS.

Please supply a covering letter outlining your suitability, and a current CV including references via online application or via email tiraupasture2017@gmail.com

Hourly & Remuneration
Hourly & Remuneration
Avg Hrs / Wk By negotiation
Rostered Time off By negotiation
Remuneration By negotiation
Farm Information
Farm Information
Farm Name 77715
Farm Size (Ha) 210
Peak Cows 700
On-Farm Staff 4
230 ha dairy farm with 210 effective. Excellent fertility, Tirau Ash soil.
Mixture of contour with approx. 50 ha flat, 20 ha sidlings, 140 gentle rolling.
System 2/3. Pasture focussed farm, looking to utilise maximum amount of pasture.

Job Id: 
586253