Our client in Wiltshire requires an experienced Herdsperson, upon a 350 acre dairy farm. The 220 Fr x Hol. herd. Av 8,000L/yield/yr - 2x/day milking`s through a 20/20 parlour- Auto ID. In parlour feeding with TMR outside. Autumn/Winter calving system with Summer paddock grazing. Cubicles with chopped straw/mats.
Primary focus is routine milking`s/yard work plus herd health/welfare. Some youngstock as required. Working within a small team. Record keeping experience would be advantageous. Routine days off within a flexible rota.
Dairy experience essential. AI/FT cert`s would be advantageous but not essential as undertaken by contractors at present. Opportunities to capabilities within this role and with the owners. On going training can also be provided for the right candidate. Attention to detail/tidiness and hygiene is required.
A new 3 bed semi-detached house, with under floor heating and large garden, is being built at present on farm for this position. As an interim a suitable local accommodation would be available as a temporary measure until the new house is completed.
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