Full time position on award winning organic dairy farm offering a varied role with progress to management and profit share for suitable candidate.
170 Guernsey cows split 50 autumn 120 spring.
Milked once a day with no concentrate - out to grass 9 months of the year with an extensive track network to access area of herbal leys.
Milk processed into premium product onsite in new facilities.
New parlour facilities/state of the art loose housing building.
Extensive track network to access area of herbal leys.
Oversee the dairy herd and young stock with attention to detail on herd health and grassland management using Herdwatch and Agrinet app
AI experience to maintain high herd fertility - suitable candidate could be trained
Experience with dairy cow management - milking relief for herdspersons time off/holiday
Tractor work: winter feeding once a day. Summer silage making/bale haulage/grass sowing
Dry cows/young stock out wintered on kale
Calf rearing management - all spring calves out on grass with milk feeder
Attend discussion groups
Contribute to weekly farm meetings
Highly motivated with a can do attitude and be proactive want to learn and embrace new challenges and concepts with a hands on positive approach.
Want to get the best results from a grass based system without compromising animal welfare.
Enjoy working alone or with a small team dedicated to getting the best out of the herd.
Ability to time manage tasks effectively.
Highly competitive salary with company pension and profit share for proven right candidate after successful probationary period.
Regular time off and paid holidays.
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