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Stock Manager – Barewood Station - Tralee Hay

Date Posted: Jul 27, 2018

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    Dec 31, 2021

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Located next to the Taieri Gorge in Central Otago, the farm is a 6,420-ha breeding and finishing property.

The Stock Manager reports to the Farm Manager and is responsible with helping the Manger lead a team of 5+ staff to achieve financial, production and performance targets and goals.  Barewood is a dynamic environment so identifying opportunities and potential risks and adjusting plans in response to market, climate and other factors is an important aspect of the role.

The ideal applicant will have:

  • 5+ years’ experience working as an experienced shepherd in New Zealand
  • Experience with managing, motivating and coaching staff
  • Managing and achieving high stock performance
  • Planning and communicating skills
  • Competent with feed budgeting and planning
  • Competent with using technology
  • Self-motivation

This is a great opportunity for you to join a high functioning team. You will be exposed to managing a high performing ewe flock and grazing high quality forages.

We offer an attractive salary with additional benefits, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal are career goals.

Lone Star Farms has health and safety management systems in place and provide a safe and drug free workplace.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test.

A good quality house and work vehicle are provided.

For further information visit our website: or contact Tania Ferris during business hours to discuss the role further on (021) 148 2725 Applications can be sent to

Applications for this position must have NZ residency or valid NZ work visa.



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