Assistant Herd Manager
- LKL Services to Agriculture
- Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire
- Competitive Salary
- Job Sector
- Dairy, Farm Work, Livestock, Management
- Contract Type
We require an experienced individual, who will be keen to take an active role in the management of the cows on our clients excellent and ever expanding farm. This is an opportunity to work with a young, vibrant team who together push the farm forward.
This is a 300 acre farm, situated in stunning countryside, yet being close to the motorway and rail networks. The farm is predominately down to grass, with maize being grown off site.
The cows are fed a full TMR diet with A.I and foot trimming mainly done in house. The cows are housed 365 bedded on sand in a superb cubicle shed and are milked through a 20:40 GEA Rapid Exit parlour with ADF.
Key farm facts are as follows;
· 20:40 GEA parlour with ADF
· 500 cows (rising to 600)
· Replacements reared on site
· AYR calving with a level milk profile
· Cows bedding on sand cubicles
· Farming circa 700 acres
· Superb modern facilities
· 3 times per day milking
· Accommodation on site
· Arla Tesco contract
We are looking to recruit an individual who will work in a senior role and work closely with the herd manager/owner, but who will also be hands on and be a key part of the team. The person will need to be experienced, but also versatile and have good communication skills with excellent attention to detail. We are ideally looking for someone who is AI trained or has a keen interest in fertility.
In return for your efforts we offer a highly competitive salary with bonus schemes, every other weekend off, a lovely 3-bedroom bungalow with large gardens on the farm free from rent and council tax. The bungalow is located in a fantastic community village with pub, school, butchers and sports clubs.
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