Help with fencing repairs around the farm, feeding cattle and sheep and hands on lambing in the UK


United Kingdom

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    Grass land farm Raising angus x beef cattle. Closed flock of Wiltshire horn sheep Farm shop and caravan park Looking for some help with ditching fencing and general work around the farm. Some experience with farm animals would be an advantage but not necessary. Enthusiasm and willing to learn! Is what we are looking for
    We are a self sustaining farm with all our energy via solar generators and water needs together with our livestock which provides us with our meats
    We offer all accommodation and food needs which will be calculated towards any earnings
    We now operate a micro bakery and as time allows training in bread making can be arranged if interested
    Close to the university city of Exeter coastal towns of Sidouth Exmouth and Seaton very close by

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Animal Care
    Help with Computers/ Internet

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  • 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
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  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Skills associated with small farms Fencing maintaining buildings being in a family environment and honing up on language skills Animal handling Also if time allows will give instruction in the bakery

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    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

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    Hi all possible guests

    We will shortly be embarking on our lambing season (End of March into April ) anyone interested in getting hands on experience come on board The spring time jobs are fencing in the fields and we will give priority to accepting two friends preferably boys for this type of work
    Regards John and Anne

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Self contained static caravan or sleep in the house

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Exeter has a very vibrant night life and is a university city with lots to do socially and historically
    We have a wonderful coast line and transport to this part of Devon easily accessible by road rail of air as Exeter airport is only 10 minuets away. Feniton railway station is a 10 minuet walk with trains to Exeter We will provide bicycles but please ensure that all volunteers have adequate insurance

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    • 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

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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