Ref No. Job Reference No. - 25978
Herdsperson/Herd Manager job - South Worcestershire
Dairy
UK
WR8
West Midlands
Description

We are a mixed farm in South Worcestershire near the Malvern Hills, milking 260 AYR calving cows housed in our 2016 green field dairy unit. They are milked through a 24:24 Herringbone parlour and we rear all of our own youngstock and carry out DIY AI. This is a new position for a motivated herdperson to work alongside the herd owners and be responsible for the day to day management of the cows. Duties would include milking, AI and sire selection, footrimming (alongside our contract foot trimmer), transition management and other stock duties as required. There will also be access to further training. We expect applicants to enjoy cows, have excellent time-keeping, be reliable and honest, a good communicator and to possess both a good sense of humour and work ethic. We also aim to treat our staff as part of the family. The successful candidate will be expected to come in and help take our performance to the next level and help fulfil the full potential of our herd. Accommodation on farm in 3 bedroom house. Great local schools, parks and shops are 2.5 miles away. We are well connected 2 miles from motorway.

Current performance is SCC- 160, Bactoscan-9, Replacement Rate -30%, Preg Rate 24%, Yield - 9,800 litres.

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 1/08/2022,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

TBD

Hours

55+

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Accommodation
Accommodation

Yes

Accommodation Type

Family House

Accommodation Price

Not Specified

Other Accommodation Information

A house would be provided with the job on farm in a 3 bedroom house

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

3 miles

Smokers Accepted?

No

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Other Information

We would welcome a family and have good local schools in the area. We have a playground on the farm for our guests for the milk shed and holiday lodge. We could potentially find some work for a partner. Prefer English speaking. There would be no vehicle with the job.

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