It’s a tough job but it is definitely worth it because of the high salary.
Recent report from GMA News featured Jennifer Abobo story as a dairy farmer in New Zealand who earns as much as P100k a month.
According to the report, Abobo said that being a dairy farmer in New Zealand is different from all the jobs she had when she was in the Philippines.
Aside from herding the cows, her job as a dairy farmer includes getting milk from several animals as well as ensuring their good health and welfare.
Abobo said they had been to New Zealand since 2015 and expressed her gratefulness for having a kind employer.
Working in New Zealand taught Abobo to operate a tractor since it is necessary when herding the cows.
In order for the animals to eat fresh grass, Abobo needs to move them to the “break fence”.
From the lawn, she will have to guide the cows to the place where they will be milked.
“Itong klase ng trabaho na ito laborious po siya. Sobrang nakakapagod pero at the end of the day ang ganda pa rin ng sahod,” Abobo said.
“Fulfilling din siya. Kapag baguhan ka dito sa New Sealand nasa 800 to 1000 euro yung sahod mo monthly. Although mahal yung expenses, yung cost of living pero malaki pa rin naman yung natitira,” she explained.
According to Abobo, she also sends money for her parents in the Philippines. She also mentioned that the population of cows and sheep are larger than the people per se in New Zealand. Implying the numbers of job opportunities in the said country.
Source: GMA News