Assistant Livestock Manager
Aldbourne Chase Estate, Marlborough, Wiltshire
An experienced, enthusiastic stockperson is required for a 170 cow pedigree and commercial beef suckler herd with finishing enterprise. Modern purpose built cattle housing and handling systems with TMR feeding. An excellent opportunity for a well-motivated, dedicated individual to work alongside the farm manager and be fully involved with all aspects of herd management and day-to-day livestock husbandry. Duties to include daily stock checks, feeding, bedding and seasonal calving together with an active involvement in replacement and pedigree policies, herd health and nutrition.
Some machinery operations including hedge cutting together with general maintenance and fencing. A flexible approach to working during busy periods is essential. Interest in pedigree cattle and showing with experience in recording animal performance data, foot trimming and AI would be an advantage. ATV, spraying and telehandler certification is preferred, where necessary training can be provided.
Attractive remuneration package together with modernised 3-bedroom house on site and close to local amenities, schools etc.