Ref No. Job Reference No. - 24187
Experienced Herdsperson job - North Dorset
Dairy
UK
DT9
South West
Description

To work alongside farm owner and other team members on an autumn calving dairy unit in North Dorset. The farm runs 270 cross bred cows averaging 7500 litres. The business focuses on low cost production and uses a paddock grazing system in the spring and summer. This is a progressive business and is looking to grow and the role would suit a herdsperson who wants to get involved in the business.

The ideal candidate will be motivated, able to work as part of a team as well as on their own, be interested in cross breeding and grazing management. This is not an intensive unit; the focus is on producing milk solids, not litres, from mainly forage. Other important skills required are DIY AI, foot trimming, grass measuring and recording, heat detection and youngstock management.

Job can start as soon as possible.

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 11/10/2021,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

Not Specified

Hours

60

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Accommodation
Accommodation

Yes

Accommodation Type

Family House

Accommodation Price

£25 per month

Other Accommodation Information

Three bedroom house on the farm, with nice garden and oil central heating. There are good primary and senior schools in the local towns.

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

5 miles

Smokers Accepted?

No

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Tractor

Other Information

Job can start as soon as possible.

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