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Ingham
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 120
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 59828
Region: Queensland

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Last Updated: January 22, 2018

Firstly note that we can't afford to pay wages, only free food & basic accommodation. After Xmas we will have available a 3 bedroom fibro house on another part of our property, which is currently occupied. There is Telstra reception in the area for mobiles, & wi fi at the main house to check on emails etc. Not for watching movies etc as we do not have a large download as it is too expensive for us. We are in need of someone to help John on the farm & also a bit about the house. We own a small beef cattle farm,in the hills , elevation 700 meters, south west of Ingham, which we also produce hay for our livestock. We breed our own cattle to sell for slaughter. We are 2 1/2 hours n/w of Townsville & about 4 1/2 hours s/w of Cairns. We are getting aches & pains & cant work full days any longer, so we need help with livestock as well as maintaining machinery & construction of buildings, as our farm is a work in progress. We have a timber saw mill which we mill timber for our selves.We have a couple of stock horses as well as a cattle dog, & farm cats. Also chickens & turkeys for eggs & meat. John also does metal sculptures as a paying hobby . See us on John's web page; Heavy Metal Zoo. com, Also on you tube at : farming life australia. As well at ; the Hinchinbrook Way, click on video gallery & search The Art Of Farming & also Fishing For Inspirational Art. We are a non smoking work site. We are 1 hour from town.At the moment we have an old caravan for helpers to stay in, without your own private toilet or bathroom facilities. We live in a little house which we are in the process of extending. You can have all your meals with us. John also plays a bit of guitar & banjo. We treat our helpers as helpful friends, not workers.Please check out our YouTube channel Farming Life Australia before you come & make sure you think it will be your cup of tea, as we will not be going to town for a minimum of 3 days. We are always after a hand around the place. You must be able to understand & speak a fair level of English.

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