Trainee/ Assistant Herdsperson
- Dale Farming Ltd
- Shewsbury, North Shropshire
- Depending on experience
- Job Sector
- Apprenticeship / Trainee / Graduate, Dairy, Farm Work, Livestock
- Contract Type
Houlston Manor compromises of 450 Autumn calving cows milked through a simple swing over parlour, fed mainly on grass throughout the summer and cubicle housed and fed on a simple self-feed silage system through the winter.
The successful candidate will be required to assist with the day to day management of the herd, including milking, foot trimming, and breeding and medicine treatments. There will also be some basic tractor driving and farm maintenance.
The right person will be passionate about cows and have a keen eye for stock. Foot trimming certificate would be desirable but full training will be given to the right person. The ability to work as part of a team is essential along with a positive attitude and willingness to learn.
We can offer a competitive salary, on farm accommodation, innovative working rota plus ongoing training/ support and a clear route of progression through the wider business.
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