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Job for Herdsperson on <->Northants/Cambs. border<-> for 450 cow pedigree Holstein herd

Farm TypeDairy

We are looking for a herdsperson with or without experience but with a keen interest to be part of a 4 person, all English team, including 3 herdsman and a herd manager on a 450 cow dairy on the Northants/Cambs border. The main role is milking and associated milking routine activities to include scraping, and maintaining a high standard of cubicle care. The job will also involve being part of a team being responsible for drying off cow, calving, heat detection, night checks, young stock and general yard work, Ongoing training will be provided.

The dairy was built on a green field site incorporating new cubicle buildings, new herringbone GEA parlor using auto id, a heat detection system and new modern machinery. The milking herd is housed all year round and fed on a full TMR ration.

The applicant must have an interest in dairy farming and be able to provide one recent reference. Applicants need to have a good command of the English language to facilitate good communication within the dairy team. The applicant does not need to be English as all nationality are welcome.

We provide a competitive salary relevant to experience, housing, pension and significant amounts of time off on a very generous rota.

AreaEast Midlands
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 15/01/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

A house will be provided suitable to the applicants needs within a short distance from the farm, There are very good local facilities, schools, shops and supermarkets all with in a short driving distance.

Exceptional road networks being close to the A1, M1, M6 and A14

Distance from shops and amenities
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

Smokers are welcome to apply however, there is a zero tolerance policy to smoking once at work, on the farm, whilst on machinery or whilst in the provided housing.

We are a modern progressive business which is continually investing in a long term farming future.

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