Ref No. Job Reference No. - 21493
Herd Manager Job - Somerset
Dairy
UK
BS26
South West
Description

Set in the picturesque Mendip Hills, the farm lies between Cheddar to the East and Burnham on Sea to the West.

 

This is a well-equipped all Grass farm that supports 260 high yielding Friesian Holstein cows and followers. The unit consists of a fully automated 24/24 Westphalia parlour with Auto Feed Feeders and Backing Gate. Cow Housing is Cubicle’s with a mixture of Sand and Mattress bed’s with Auto Scrapers, plus good Handling Facilities which include a rollover Foot Crush.

 

A contract Foot Trimmer is employed but the ability and willingness to trim feet is a must. DIY AI is carried out with spread Block Calving from July to Feb.

 

Cows are grazed with good track access to paddocks this together with Grass/Maize/Whole Crop Semi-TMR feeding.

 

This position has excellent on farm support and offers good long-term employment prospects to a herdsperson with a proven track record of working to the highest standards within milk production and cow care and has only been vacant twice in the previous twenty-six years.

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 1/07/2020,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

TBA

Hours

1

Accommodation
Accommodation

Yes

Accommodation Type

Family House

Accommodation Price

Not Specified

Other Accommodation Information

Large detached 4- bedroom house with oil c/h, close to the unit

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

Not Specified

Smokers Accepted?

No

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Other Information

We offer an excellent remuneration package, together with regular time off.    Please apply for more info

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