Dairy Herdsperson

The University of Cambridge Park Farm is looking to recruit an experienced and dedicated Dairy Herdsperson to join the team on a modern high yielding progressive unit. The 220 pedigree Holstein cow herd is cubicle housed, TMR fed, AYR calving and milked through 4 Lely Robots.

The role will focus on fertility, lameness, record keeping, milk production, health and welfare. We have excellent handling facilities and have invested heavily in cow comfort. Reporting to the Dairy Farm Manager, you will be able to demonstrate you are a team player with a 'can do' attitude and have previous experience in a similar role.

You will have a proactive approach, be an excellent communicator, able to work to a high standard showing attention to detail and look to build on the excellent results already achieved.

Weekend work is required on a rota basis.

For an informal telephone discussion please contact Paul Kelly (Dairy Farm Manager) 07716222395.

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If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Rebecca Tomkins, HR Co-ordinator by email on EMHR@admin.cam.ac.uk.

Please quote reference XM26082 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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