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.
Finish: Not Specified
Large detached 4- bedroom house with oil c/h, close to the unit
Full UK Driving Licence
We offer an excellent remuneration package, together with regular time off. Please apply for more info