An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Herd Manager at our Dairy unit near Bristol in Gloucestershire. Delivering 15000 litres of high-quality milk per day, from a herd of 500 pedigree Holstein cows established for over 100 years, the dairy is part of a larger diversified business run by the family
Having invested heavily in our dairy including new sheds that incorporate deep sand cubicles. Rear all their own heifers on a separate unit and sell on surplus pedigree animals. Dedicated to the highest standards of animal welfare, they are now looking to build our dairy team through an ambitious and animal focussed Herd Manager.
Heading up a team of 8 full and part time staff, you’ll be responsible for all staff related issues, the development of the Dairy Herd and you’ll have a significant input into the grazing and young stock rearing strategies. You’ll be ambitious, with excellent communication skills and experience of running an high output system. If you’re looking for your first step into Herd Management having spent some time as a 2IC, we’d also like to talk to you.
A 4 bedroomed house is available on the farm and a competitive salary will be offered with potential bonuses based on performance.
The successful applicant for the role will be employed directly by the farm.
To apply, please forward your CV to email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> or phone 07767 161395 for further information.