We have a contract vacancy for an assistant herdsperson to assist with the day-to-day running of this split block calving herd of H/F cows capable of producing well in excess of 9000ltrs which is sold on a premium contract.
Superb facilities provide excellent working conditions and include recently installed 18/36 Westfalia parlour with ADF and ACR’s, auto ID and shedding. The cows are required to make good use of grazing but are fed a TMR ration all year round and are housed on sand bedded cubicles. Pedometers and C21 software provide accurate and useful management information.
The ideal candidate will have a good mix of technical skills, stockmanship and practical ability ensuring that the highest standards of health & welfare are maintained across the entire herd. Calf rearing is done in batches on automatic milk machine and will be an integral part of this role.
A recently refurbished 2-bedroom semi-detached house with c/h is available on the unit free from rent, rates and council tax.
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