Silver Fern Farms
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Silver Fern Farms Employee Review

love everything about it.

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11 February 2015
I loved it there because I learnt how to cut diffident meats and got to see what it was like to work in a meat factory. Its a diffident vibe because you are always around dead things such as cows, sheep and pigs.
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Pros
discount on meats
Cons
good hours.
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