Experienced assistant herdsperson needed on a 200 cow organic Friesian/Holstein herd to assist the head herdsperson in the day to day running of the dairy and take control in his absence.
Cows are milked through a 20:20 herringbone Westfalia parlour with a Westfalia Dairy Plan computer system. The parlour also has ACRs and ADF milking equipment.
The dairy is part of a 1600 acre dairy, beef and arable enterprise run to Soil Association Organic standards along with another dairy herd on the holding.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to progress in the dairy industry.
The role will require high attention to detail and hygienic milking methods to maintain the current high standards we have in place.
Other duties will include calf rearing, dry cow management, yard work. Foot trimming experience would be useful as all feet are done in house.
Teamwork and a responsible approach to is essential.
Further training will provided.
A two bedroom terraced cottage is available within close distance to shops and schools.
Start as soon as possible.
Finish: Not Specified
TBD depending on experience
Averaging 60 hours per week
2/3 bedroom terraced house available depending on size of family.
Good schools and local facilities are within a 5 mile radius. A good bus service operates right past the farm.
Full UK Driving Licence
Start as soon as possible