Herdsperson in Somerset Ref 2455
Nestled in the heart of Somerset, this family have farmed the here since 1538.
Four family members still have active roles on the farm, having evolved from Farmhouse Cheesemaking, now create Artisan Butter & Mozzarella with milk from this herd.
This dairy farm has a herd of 1,000 cows which are milked 3 times daily with calving all year round. The herd are milked in a 60 point rotary and are housed in cubicles in winter.
Our client is seeking a Skilled herdsperson required for large, progressive dairy herd, capable of performing sick cow treatments and herd health-related tasks, some milking duties (3-4 milkings per week), some youngstock and calf work, stockmanship skills essential. AI & foot trimming desirable. TMR experience is also desirable.
Capable of working on their own initiative but absolutely must be a team player.
We are seeking a candidate with Herdsperson / stockperson experience, a competent milker, excellent record keeper and AI & Foot trimming desirable but not essential.
3-bed house with this role