Herd manager position availaable on a 250 cow spring calving dairy farm located in Tipperary in the south of Ireland. There is opportunity to develop personally and there are options to become farm manager or equity share possibilities in the future if the candidate so wishes. Herd Manager We are looking for a capable stock person that possesses the skills to manage a dairy herd and improve milk output and fertility performance year on year in the grass based herd. The work will include milking, illness detection and treatment and prevention, managing grass growth on the farm and allocating this to the cows and youngstock.
Training and advice are available to aid grassland management. Herd health is very important and ensuring animal thrive and illness detection of young stock and the milking herd is essential. Tractor driving skills would also be beneficial as the job entails spreading fertiliser, slurry, feeding animals with a diet feeder and mowing grass, etc.
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The 2 bedroom house is 200 metres from the farm and is very comfortable and well situated.
The farm is 2km from a local 24hr service station located on the M7 limerick to dublin motorway
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The farm is located within 2km of a motorway and within 20km of linerick city. There are plenty local shops amenities etc.