Herdsperson

We require an enthusiastic and experienced herdsperson to carry out day-day duties on our clients 300 cow unit near to Market Drayton, Shropshire.

The Farm

This is an excellent farm which utilizes the infrastructure and grassland to achieve excellent results.  The cows are traditional x bred spring calving cows, milked twice a day achieving around 5000 litres.  The cows are winter housed and fed a simple silage-based ration.  Once calved the cows are out to grass!

  • 30:60 parlour
  • Spring calving
  • Cubicles
  • Good handling facilities including crush & race
  • Excellent grassland infrastructure
  • 3-person full-time team

The Role

Key responsibilities will include milking, heat detection, administration of medications and vaccinations and general herd health, youngstock, general farm labour, fertility and record keeping.  The successful candidate must have previous dairy experience and ideally have experience of spring calving.

The Package

We are offering a competitive salary with bonus schemes, regular time off, 2-bedroom cottage in the local village.  

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