Ref No. Job Reference No. - 24020
Assistant Farm Manager job with progress to management & profit share - Somerset
Dairy
UK
BA4
South West
Description

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.

The role;

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

About You;

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.

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 1/10/2021,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

Not Specified

Hours

50 plus

>
Accommodation
Accommodation

No

Accommodation Price

Not Specified

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

on site

Smokers Accepted?

No

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Tractor

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