200-cow unit requires a Herd Manager to take on the full day to day running of the herd.
The herd calve all year round and currently average approximately 9500 litres per cow. Feeding is Semi TMR plus Parlour Feed with Cows milked through a 20/20 90deg Manus parlour with ACR’s and auto ID. There are good handling facilities which include an auto shed race. Housing is Mattress Cubicles (new 2018). DIY AI is a requirement as is foot trimming together with using an outside contractor.
An in-house relief provide cover for all days off, plus a further thirty days per contract year of relief cover are built in to allow the Herd Manager time for other herd management tasks.
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Good 3 bed c/h d/g Bungalow with enclosed garden within easy walking distance of the unit.
Some 4 miles west of the market town of Devizes and is part of a much larger Dairy/Arable business.