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Assistant Herdsperson required for permanent job on farm near <->Stratford on Avon<-> *WARWICKSHIRE*

Farm TypeDairy

Assistant/Herdsperson.  A conscientious individual with a real passion for cows required to become part of a forward thinking team on our family run dairy farm near Stratford-upon-Avon. Regular time off 2 days each week, with 55 hours average over 2 week period.  We have 240 high yielding Holstein Friesians averaging 9000l with plans to expand to 300-400 in the future.   The farm was built 14 years ago on a greenfield site and has excellent facilities including new housing with automatic scrappers and a fully computerised, auto ID, Dairy Master 14/28 Swiftflo parlour with auto drafting and backing gate.  The herd is Autumn calving and housed in the winter (TMR fed) and grazed in the summer(April-October) The position would suit a person, who is self-motivated and enthusiastic, has good knowledge of Dairy cows and looking to progress their career on to the next level.  Main duties will be being involved in all areas of a expanding farm enterprise from milking, calving, vet and med duites liaising with vet when required, and tractor and telehandler duties.  Candidates ideally require AI and Telescopic handler certificates, but not essential as training could be provided.  Accommodation available.

AreaWest Midlands
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 08/01/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours55 Hours average Per Week over 2 weeks Alternate Weekends
Pay£Relevant to experience
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeMobile home
Accommodation PriceFREE
Other Accommodation Information

Currently a 2 bedroom tidy static caravan.  A new 1-2 bedroom flat on the farm available in the future

Distance from shops and amenities4 miles
Smokers Accepted?No
Other Information

Accommodation located on farm. Shops, Schools and general amenities.  Local town 4 miles away.

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