Apply for this Job

Job | Ref No - 16133

Assistant Herdsperson/Head Calf Rearer job in <->Shropshire<-> required to join a young forward thinking team!

Farm TypeDairy

Organic Holstein/Freisian herd, milking 350 cows, 3 x times a day in a all year round calving system. The cows are out at grass all summer and buffer feed with a zero-grazer, then inside for the winter and fed a TMR ration.  We currently use RMS and are milking  in a 24:24 Herringbone parlour with ADF, ACR and ATL feed systems Currently undergoing a huge modernisation of the farm with construction of a new 30:60 Boumatic swingover parlour with lots more planned in the future. This is an opportunity to join a young and forward thinking team! Performance: - SCC 105 - Bactoscan 21 - Conception Rate 2.1 - Calving Index 390 - Replacement Rate 24% - 9,000litres a day Skills required : - animal husbandry - aptitude with machinery preferred I.e. Straw chopper, scraper tractor, telehandlers - ability to work quickly and use ones initiative - ability to work in a team Main Tasks - you will be the one morning Milker, working in a team of 2. - morning milking starts at 4:30am, afternoon at 12:30 and the evening shift begins at 7:30pm. - other general farm work, i.e. Calf and heifer rearing, tractor work, i.e. Silaging, muck spreading, etc...lots of experience to be gained for anyone who is keen!p>

AreaWest Midlands
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 01/02/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours50 +
Employment TypeDairy, Arable
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation Priceno cost
Other Accommodation Information

If the mobile home is not suitable we will help in finding accommodation

Distance from shops and amenities10 minutes
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

We are surrounded by several large towns, so a partner could easily find work.

Apply for this job
In order to apply for this job you'll need to login.
If you don't have an account you'll need to register.

4Xtrahands provides professional agricultural recruitment services for farmers and jobseekers including the location of skilled, permanent, temporary and seasonal rural staff for farmers as well as finding suitable work for jobseekers with one of our many registered farmers throughout the UK. Designed by a farmer for farmers our recruitment website is a simple, quick and affordable solution for all your agricultural recruitment needs.