Herd Manager

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The Farm;

Our client in Yorkshire, requires a Herd Manager.
The farm has a long term dedication to dairying with a program of further investment. The 420 acre farm, has an award winning Pedigree Jersey 275 herd, selling the majority of the milk on a Channel Island contract. AV. 6500 l/yield/yr. Milked X2/day through a Dairy Master 16/32 parlour with TMR feeding outside.
Calving`s AYR except Dec/Jan and June/July.

The Role;

The Herd Managers role requires herd responsibility, with management of herd health/welfare to the highest standards. Manage progression of home grown stock from birth to calving/lactation to dry period. Breeding management through AI and natural service.
Ability to undertake grazing management/winter strip grazing`s of forage crops. Crops grown on farm range from clover mixes/Lucerne/Maize/Fodder beet and grains.
Ability to manage a friendly team of four on a daily basis, to achieve high performance standards and with a can do attitude.
Working closely with the managing partner to set KPI`S and targets.
Record keeping and undertaking/arranging routine vet visits.

The Applicant;

The successful candidate will need good dairy experience and knowledge base, team player plus good communication skills. Ability to manage people well.
This opportunity is ideal for a progressive person looking to take the next step in their career.

Accommodation;

An excellent CH/3+ bedroomed house on farm is available.

Additional Info;

Good quality schools near by.
Excellent salary package available for the right candidate.

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