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Hancock Agriculture, combining Hancock Pastoral, Wagyu Operations & S. Kidman & Co. Pty Ltd, has a long history in agriculture with more than 20 properties across Australia, spanning around six million hectares. With a herd of over 230,000, we are proudly one of the country’s largest producers of Wagyu and commercial cattle.

Hancock Agriculture provides you a career in an exceptional organisation that is entering an exciting period of change, continued innovation and growth. Be a part of our journey in an organisation you can be proud of and where we value the safety and welfare of our people, animals and environment.

Job Type:



Competitive remuneration




Until Positions Filled

Job Description:

We have an opening for a Farm Hand to join our operations at Caigan in NSW. This role offers a great opportunity to join an exciting, industry leading Agribusiness.

Caigan and Glencoe are breeding properties for Hancock Agriculture’s 2GR pure bred Wagyu cattle. Located in the Central West of NSW, the 2GR team enjoy the best of what nature has on offer with access to the Castlereagh River at Caigan and spectacular views of the Warrumbungles, at Glencoe. There is never a dull moment working on these properties – where our aim is to produce the world’s best Wagyu beef, all with an eye to animal welfare, new technology and farm sustainability. In a friendly, inclusive and respectful work environment, all team members are valued and play an integral role in the successful and smooth running of the operations

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Property Manager, your key duties will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Mustering cattle using side by sides

  • Attending to all facets of cattle husbandry and processing

  • Carrying out slashing, hay work, fencing and general property maintenance work

  • Undertaking general vehicle and machinery operation and basic maintenance

  • Assisting with land and environmental management practices

  • Training will also be provided

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in the movement, handling and processing of cattle, using calm methods

  • Competent operation of side by sides

  • Fencing, stock water, farming and general maintenance skills

  • Competent operation of various station machinery/equipment and carry out basic maintenance;

  • A strong work ethic and commitment to working safely

  • Good understanding of animal welfare practices

  • Ability to accurately record information and communicate effectively in the workplace

  • Sound computer literacy and experience in Stockbook or similar livestock recording system would be an advantage

  • Hold a current Class C driver’s licence (truck licence an advantage, or be willing to obtain)

  • A genuine passion for agriculture.

Job Benefits:

  • Certainty of remuneration commensurate with experience

  • Onsite accommodation can be made available

  • Training, career development and advancement opportunities in our widespread organisation

  • Friendly, supportive team environment

How to Apply

Please note: You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for positions with Hancock Agriculture or S. Kidman & Co.

REF 20230213

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