An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Herd Manager on a well-established, progressive, family run farm. The farm has adapted to changes within the Dairy industry, having installed 2 Lely Astronaut milking robots in January 2016. This vacancy provides an excellent
opportunity for the right person to learn and develop their existing skills.
The successful candidate will be reliable, trustworthy, conscientious and self-motivated.
We are looking for an experienced Herd Manager. This person must be a top stock person with a passion for Dairy cows. This is a hands on position providing an opportunity for the right person to further their career in farming and become a key team member and part of our business.
This is an important role within our business and is pivitol to its smooth running. The role is varied, involves taking responsibility, with the right attitude to fit in with the existing team and able to work independently when required. The post holder will need excellent communication skills, be computer literate, have a flexible approach to work, be willing to
undertake routine tasks and any physical work required throughout the farming year
We require applicants who will be competent to take responsibility for:
- The management of the dairy herd in the absence of the owners
- Monitoring and cow checks, detection of problems and treatment
- Feed cows and livestock within a TMR system
- Record keeping
- Foot trimming experience an advantage but not essential
- All other tasks within the remit of the business as requested and required
- Full UK driving licence.
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