Herd Health Manager - 1000+ Cows - Scottish Border
A new and exciting position has been created on a modern, large scale dairy farm close to the English/Scottish border. The progressive farm strives for optimum herd health and welfare. The farm enjoys excellent facilities within a very modern unit that has enjoyed continuous investment over the last decade. The herd calves and is cubicle housed all year round, milked three times per day. Day-to-day fertility work is
outsourced as is general foot trimming.
Working alongside the owners and team manager you will be part of the senior management team. Your duties will focus on all aspects of herd health and welfare and all associated record keeping. You will not be expected to undertake full milking, but will be expected to be in the parlour for fresh cows and hospital group. Although outsourced, you will potentially undertake occasional AI and emergency foot trimming and so qualifications in these areas are highly desirable.
In return for your efforts you will receive an excellent salary, regular time off and accommodation free from rent and council tax close to local amenities and the northern road network.
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