Herd Manager

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We require a self-motivated and experienced herd manager to run all elements of a modern and progressive dairy farm near Northwich in Cheshire.

Key responsibilities will include:

· Managing the day-day running of the high yielding herd

· Milking (sick cows only)

· Feet

· Staff management

· Herd health & fertility

· Record keeping.

The farm has a recently installed rotary parlour with; ACRs, milk meters, auto shedding gate and backing gate to milk the 550 high yielding Pedigree Holstein cows 3 times / day. Modern cow housing and new machinery make this a very efficient farm with excellent working conditions.

The successful candidate must have previous experience on a similar farm, be able to think for themselves, motivate and challenge staff and work alongside others in this successful business.

In return we offer a competitive salary with bonus schemes.

Unfortunately, there is no accommodation with this role, so if you are not local we would help you find you suitable accommodation.

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