Our clients are a family owned and operated mixed farming business with properties near Merriwa and Inverell, this role is based on the property situated 15 kilometres Northeast of Merriwa in the productive and picturesque Upper Hunter area of NSW. Covering some 3,900 hectares, they are currently carrying 2,500 dual purpose Merino ewes for wool and meat production and 600 Shorthorn breeding cows. There is also 250 hectares set up to produce dryland fodder crops which are used to finish livestock. They pride themselves on being a progressive employer and offer a family friendly, fun, professional and welcoming environment.
We are searching for an enthusiastic and energetic station hand to be involved in all day-to-day operations. The successful applicant will need prior knowledge of all facets of cattle and sheep production with competency in handling stock with horses in hilly terrain. Low stress stock handling skills are a necessity and working dogs are an advantage. Some fodder cropping/machinery operation experience is ideal to assist across the fodder cropping area.
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