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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 Livestock Hand to join our team in northern New South Wales. Gunnee is an award-winning feeding facility, situated in the Shire of Inverell. The station spans approximately 1,335 hectares and is home to 10,000 cattle.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Livestock Supervisor, the successful applicant will contribute to the livestock program with their skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Handling and monitoring livestock using best practice in animal welfare

  • Data input and record keeping, experience with stockade is beneficial

  • Good horse-riding skills required

  • Assisting with mustering and cattle movements using horses

  • Water trough cleaning and maintenance

  • General upkeep, repairs and maintenance.

  • Minor machinery operation

Job Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills

  • Be able to work on your own, and as part of the team, with a focus on completing your quality work safely.

  • A current driver’s license is essential.

  • You need to provide your own working horses, who will be stabled, fed and shod as part of your package.

Job Benefits:

  • Certainty of remuneration commensurate with experience

  • 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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