Working Calf Manager

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to be a key member of the team on a modern and progressive dairy unit near to Castle Douglas on the stunning Dumfriesshire Coast.

The farm, which has undergone recent and on-going investment, enjoys exceptional modern facilities providing both the animals and the staff an excellent environment to perform in. The herd consists of 1500 cows in milk with potential to milk further. A focus on rearing excellent replacements is the ultimate goal for this position and as
such you will be responsible for all calves from day old to weaning. You will undertake feeding, vaccinations, de-horning general health, welfare and husbandry tasks. You will keep accurate records and working alongside the herd manager and owners take a proactive approach to youngstock management ensuring an animal fit for purpose enters the herd.

The successful candidate will have experience in a similar role with a proven track record, a can do approach with excellent communication skills, taking ownership of the animals in their care. In return for your efforts we offer a competitive salary with bonus schemes, accommodation free or rent and council tax close to local amenities and in a truly stunning area.

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