An excellent contract opportunity for a self-motivated herd manager to join a committed farming business and take the reins of their dairy unit. This is a well-established herd of 220 cows calving in a tight autumn block, the herd is fed by feed wagon and milked through a 16:32 parlour.
The herd is housed in the winter in cubicles and grazes a surrounding grassland area during the season.
Key points to the position are:
· Managing fertility and breeding of a block calving herd
· Taking responsibility for performance and overall smooth running of the unit
· Opportunity and support to pursue the highest standards of herd care, performance, and health
· Opportunity to work with the Estate in setting direction and unit strategy
We are also able to offer with this position very competitive remuneration package with 90-days off per year, and a very pleasant, well-equipped, 3-bedroom house, free from rent, rates, and council tax, on the unit.
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