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Head / Assistant Dairy Herdsperson job - Wiltshire / Gloucestershire border
Arable, Dairy, Beef
UK
South West
Description

HEADLINE:

We are looking for a Head / Assistant Hersperson on a 260 head organic dairy enterprise on the Wiltshire / Gloucestershire border. The mixed organic dairy, beef and arable farm integrates Agri-environment schemes complementary to food production, as well as operating a PWAB dairy herd, i.e. no antibiotic use. It is a family farm under new management consultancy and this provides an excellent opportunity for someone to join a progressive farming team with staff well-being at the forefront of future strategy.

Previous dairy experience is required, but more importantly, we are looking for an independent individual who is a good communicator and has a willingness to learn. Training provided as required.

 

THE ROLE:

Previous dairy experience required since the role will be responsible for milking, daily care and management of the dairy herd, including preventive veterinary care, herd health, calving and calf weaning. The role would also include responsibility for grazing platform management. Milking is done through a 20:20 herringbone Westfalia parlour with ACRs and Westfalia Dairy Plan computer system.

The role would suit a responsible, motivated individual wanting to work to high standards of husbandry, management and hygiene within a wider farm setting.

 

EMPLOYMENT PACKAGE:


  • Full time

  • Strategic support from vets, nutritionist and the management consultancy

  • Accommodation provided

  • Training provided as necessary

  • Amenable location

 

Please apply for further information.

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 12/08/2024,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

TBD

Hours

60

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Accommodation
Accommodation

Yes

Accommodation Type

Family House

Accommodation Price

Not Specified

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

Not Specified

Smokers Accepted?

Yes

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Other Information

Please apply for further information.

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