Ref No. Job Reference No. - 25523
Herdsperson job - Shropshire
Dairy
UK
TF6
West Midlands
Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to take on the role of managing the health and fertility of our herd from calves to cows. Currently we have a Holstein/Freisian herd and are milking 400 cows, 3 x times a day in a all year round calving system. The cows are out at grass all summer and buffer fed with a zero-grazer, then inside for the winter and fed a TMR ration.

The cows are milked through a newly installed Boumatic 30:60 Rapid Exit Swingover parlour that utilises AMI milk Meters, ADF and a Northern Dairy Teat scrubber.

Performance: - SCC 150 - Bactoscan 12 - Conception Rate 2.5- Calving Index 390 - Replacement Rate 24% - 9,000litres a day

Skills required :

- animal husbandry

- aptitude with machinery preferred but happy to train the right person I.e. Straw chopper, scraper tractor, telehandlers

- ability to work quickly and use ones initiative

- ability to work in a team

- a good level of personal hygiene

- a willingness to learn and get stuck in

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 15/05/2022,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

Competitive

Hours

50 +

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Accommodation
Accommodation

Yes

Accommodation Type

House/Flat

Accommodation Price

no cost

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

5 minutes

Smokers Accepted?

Yes

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Other Information

We are surrounded by several large towns, so a partner could easily find work.

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