All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 160
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 17998
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Last Updated: February 19, 2018
I'm a veterinarian and have my Vet clinic and home east of Sexsmith. In addition I have a little farm with cows, pigs, horses, emus, chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese, rabbits, pigeons, cats and zebrafinches - and most of the time we have a horse/dog/cat here as a patient as well.we also milk a few cows daily for the fresh butter
we have lots of baby rabbits right now lots, every helper gets at least one to take home
SO IF YOU LOVE ANIMALS : this is the right place for you. There are lots of animals to feed,
- learn how to milk a cow (if you don't know it already),
- bottlefeed the calves (especially in winter and spring)
- feed the poultry, collect eggs (it does not get fresher than that!)
- take care of our rabbits, they like to be cuddled and spoiled with freshly picked dandelion :-)
- cook, if you like to
- make hay with us if you come between july and September
- do some gardening, we always try to grow some veggies, salads etc - just for our own use
You want to learn how to drive a tractor? we will show you, its easy and fun - but if you are afraid of big machinery: no problem, you can walk, ride a bike or use my car.
We are looking for responsible, motivated and happy helpers - we have a lot of fun here and like to share it with you.
You are welcome to ride any of my 5 horses, if you know how to ride. The area is beautiful for rides.
We like to share what we have, so make yourself at home when you stay here.
Your accommodation is a private room in our house with your own bathroom. We have internet as well as many DVD's for entertainment.
For 4 hours of work a day you have all you can eat (freezers are full with meat and veggies), if you have special diets - being a vegetarian, vegan, glutenfree etc.- no problem, we can buy what you need and you show us how to cook.
Helpers have stayed with me for 2 weeks to one year. beneficial to have an international drivers license. If you would like to stay longer a work & travel visa would make things easier...if that's not possible, we can work something out. We always have more to do than the 4 h/d - so if you want to work more, let us talk.
Especially if you have any special skills, like being a handy(wo)man, can do renovation, fencing, carpentry or tell us what your skills are!!!
Please note that I live in a rural area in the prairies. The next bigger city is Grande Prairie 20 minutes south of me.
I look forward to hearing from you.
if you send us an email it might take a few days before you get a response - so the quickest way is to call us in daytime, or in the evening try the mobile.
need someone to train my two year old warmblood now, I just can t find the time
PS: Ich spreche Deutsch und Englisch