Our Farm has a grass based dairy herd milking 160 cows with dairy followers. The system has been designed to be as labour efficient as possible and to utilise as much grass as the season will allow. Paddocks and tracks have been installed allowing each hectare paddock full access via concrete roadways. We have recently installed high welfare/comfort cubicles and mattresses to update our existing cubicle shed. We calve the majority of our cows in the autumn and a handful in spring to keep the raw milk vending machine going, plenty of calf rearing experience and skills will be gained. Purpose built calf rearing shed with auto drinkers makes the rearing experience very enjoyable.
We are now seeking a full-time herdsperson, due to my current herdsman relocating back home to his family and friends the following position is available. We would prefer someone with milking experience but willing to train the right candidate. I'm looking for someone who is keen for this great opportunity with a great attitude to get the job done but can use their own initiative. What you will get from me? Ongoing support and training from myself giving you key skills to grass based dairy along with general stockman ship, foot trimming, heat detection and AI. The role will include milking, bedding up and cleaning cubicle beds with Bobman, calf rearing and feeding, yard work to include scraping and bedding of youngstock, farm machinery maintenance plus other jobs associated to the different times of the year.
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Centrally heated double glazed mobile home free from rent, council tax and water.
Full UK Driving Licence
The town of Hinckley is just round the corner with great shops and amenities.