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Title

Herdsperson position. Permanent job with 375 cow herd on <->Hereford/Welsh<-> border

Farm TypeDairy
Description


Exciting opportunity on a successful crossbred Autumn calving dairy farm based on Hereford/Welsh Borders.



The Farm:



Progressive Autumn calving herd of 375 crossbred dairy cows yielding more than 7600 Litres, with over 4600 Litres from forage.



The cows are milked through a 30/60 (2 man) herringbone parlour twice daily.



Cows are fed a full TMR ration during winter months and paddock grazed from early spring.



The milk is supplied to Arla Dairies.



The farm also has a total of 360 head of followers and beef inclusive.



The Position/Applicant:



The successful applicant will be in charge of day-to-day running of the dairy herd.



The key roles would include milking, grazing management including grass walking and budgeting, foot trimming and AI/fertility management.



The applicant should also be able to carry out basic record keeping on the farm computer.



The position would suit an ambitious/dedicated person who has a keen eye for detail and is passionate about grass-based dairy farming.



System knowledge and proven track record would be ideal, but not essential.



The Package:



The salary would be based upon experience.



On-site accommodation provided - type dependent on personal circumstances.



More information on enquiry.

CountryUK
AreaWales
PostcodeHR3
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 04/09/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?
Hours40+
Pay£TBD - depending on experience.
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

On site mobile home available, but for the right applicant a 3-bed house is available.

Distance from shops and amenities
Smokers Accepted?
Other Information
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