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 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 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.
An excellent CH/3+ bedroomed house on farm is available.
Good quality schools near by.
Excellent salary package available for the right candidate.
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