Assistant Herdsperson

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic herdsperson to join an excellent team on a well-known family dairy. The currently 400 cows, milked 3 times a day and year around calving.

The farm was honoured to be Tesco TSDG Dairy farm of the year 2020. With milk sales approaching 12,000 litres per cow the farm provides an excellent opportunity to apply husbandry and stockmanship as a member of a very skilled and focused team.

The farm seeks and will reward enthusiasm, livestock skills and commitment with a diverse role. You will play an active part in the performance of the herd and youngstock. The farm continues to invest with an emphasis on operating as a team and the unit comprises of:

· Great milking environment with 32-point rotary Westfalia parlour with “heat time” and auto drafting and ADF dipping and flushing

· Excellent handling facilities and dairy buildings

· Well-staffed with a first class, dedicated team on the farm

· Continuous training opportunities both on and off farm to enable everyone to operate to their full potential.

Accommodation on farm, free from rent, rates and council tax is available to the right applicant. The role offers an excellent remuneration package and regular time off. This is a great opportunity to take your career to another level.

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