Help on a cattle ranch near Merritt, British Columbia



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  • Description


    We are a large family owned working cattle ranch in the beautiful Nicola Valley near Merritt, British Columbia. Operated by a long-time ranching family. Our cows calve from March through April at the home ranch. After calving, the calves are branded and turned out to pasture with their mothers for the summer. All work with the cattle is done on horseback. Irrigation of the crops starts in May and continues all summer. Harvest is during July and September. There are many things to do for recreation on and off the ranch. If you are interested in visiting a working cattle ranch and experiencing the western lifestyle contact us.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Animal Care

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
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  • Help


    Work will include riding horses, caring for animals,branding, fencing, irrigating, operating haying machinery and general maintenance.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Two houses with various guest rooms

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

Host ref number: 19233977354b