Millington Jerseys is a family dairy farm situated just outside the town of Morrinsville, in the Waikato Province of New Zealand.

The Family Milks 500 Jersey cows on 131 Hectares, Through a 5 year old, 54 bail Rotary cowshed with a high level of modern technology fitted into it.

The position is for someone to assist through the busy Calving and Spring period (Early July through until Early January ideally)

A successful applicant must have experience in:

  • Milk Harvesting
  • Tractor Driving in particular, loading a Keenan Mixer Wagon and Feeding out.
  • Handling stock in particular new born calves.

It will be beneficial if an applicant has experience in:

  • Calving cows, and  managing stock at the point of calving,
  • Can Identify animals having calving trouble or metabolic disorder.
  • Treating Lame cows
  • Pasture Management.

The successful applicant will receive a comfortable wage between $21-$23(NZD) an hour based on their experience.

The package includes a furnished 3 bedroom house on the farm to themselves.

The Placement will last from Early July through until Early January with a roster of 12 Days on and two off (Every other weekend) And Annual leave close to 12 days off. The employer is relatively flexible with time off and allows for an 8AM start every 3rd morning whilst rostered on.

The employers are a young, progressive couple with a focus on sharing their knowledge with those willing to learn.

Apply by Email, with a current CV to:


Feel free to contact the Employers for any other questions on the above email.