Ref No. Job Reference No. - 24207
Job for a Herdsperson/Stockperson on a Dairy Farm - South Devon
Dairy
UK
EX6
South West
Description

Herdsperson/Stockperson

Our family farm requires a herdsperson/stockperson to join a progressive business as a key member of our team to work for a 4 month contract to help with our busy time of calving and service. This could become a permanent job for the right candidate. Working with our 320 Autumn Block calving dairy herd near Exeter, Devon. The farm is 200 Ha, with a 100 Ha grazing platform. There are modern facilities and a good track infrastructure that allows grazing for 9 months of the year. The cows are self fed in the winter and housed in cubicles. The number one aim is to have easy to manage, fertile cows providing a tight calving block, maximizing milk from forage and grazed grass.

They will show strong enthusiastic qualities, keen eye to detail, be proactive and hardworking while displaying their own initiative. The candidate must work well as part of a team as well as individually. Ongoing professional development is actively supported through ourselves, discussion groups and training courses.

Duties include milking, foot trimming, dehorning, drying off, calving, feeding calves and general animal husbandry. Other general farm work will be required as and when needed.

The salary will be very competitive dependent on experience including a 4 bedroom house 100 yards from the farm.

Job can start as soon as possible.

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 17/10/2021,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

Competitive

Hours

55-60

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Accommodation
Accommodation

Yes

Accommodation Type

Family House

Accommodation Price

None

Other Accommodation Information

The farm in very close to the village of Kennford with good school, shop and pub. Exeter is 4 miles away and the coast 7 miles.

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

1 mile

Smokers Accepted?

Yes

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Other Information

Job can start as soon as possible.

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