Dairy Farm Jobs in Ireland

Job opportunities

New Zealand Dairy Farm Opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a dairy farmer are good due to high demand for experienced dairy herd and farm managers through out New Zealand.

Job Seekers

You can make a really good future for yourself.

As a dairy farmer you will know that you are doing something honest and worthwhile - for yourself, for your family, for your community and for the people who will benefit from the most important thing you produce - milk.

Dairy farming is building a future for us all and there are plenty of jobs available.

Skills and Knowledge

Dairy farmers need to have:

  • good animal-handling skills to ensure cows, calves and bulls are healthy and productive
  • an understanding of animal welfare, including knowing how to treat common animal health issues
  • an understanding of pasture management to achieve high quality milk
  • knowledge of the milking process
  • an awareness of milk company standards and safe practices on the farm
  • mechanical ability to drive, operate and maintain farm machinery
  • knowledge of accounting and how to run a business
  • an understanding of sustainable environmental management practices such as safe waste disposal.