share-milker

share-milker

n
1. (Agriculture) (in New Zealand) a person who lives on a dairy farm milking the owner's herd for an agreed share of the profits and, usually, building his own herd simultaneously
2. (Professions) (in New Zealand) a person who lives on a dairy farm milking the owner's herd for an agreed share of the profits and, usually, building his own herd simultaneously
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2) Plausible estimates suggest that owner-operators account for around 85 percent of sectoral debt (based on the number of herds by farm type from the DairyNZ Production Survey, average debt levels of owneroperators and share-milkers from the DairyNZ Economic Survey, and average debt of owners of farms with share-milkers from indicative DairyBase data).