Herdsperson / Assistant – NZ Grazing System, Stoke-on-Trent
We require an enthusiastic and versatile herdsperson / assistant who has experience with spring block-calving grazing systems to work alongside the herd manager, herdsman and existing team on a progressive grass based farm near Stoke-on-Trent. This exciting new position has the following key responsibilities; assisting with the calving of the spring block
calving herd, calf rearing, milking the NZ Friesian x Jersey cows, foot trimming, AI, grassland management and general stock husbandry tasks.
You need to be a very enthusiastic person with a passion for grazing cows. Experience in milking, grassland management and breeding are essential for this role. You will need to be an ambitious person who is able to use their initiative and be able to take responsibility when required. In return for your efforts we offer a highly competitive salary with bonus
schemes, regular time off and accommodation free from rent and council tax. The accommodation available is a centrally heated 3 bed family cottage with garden close to the farm.