Ref No. Job Reference No. - 21719
Herdsperson/Herd Manager job - Cornwall
Dairy
UK
PL14
South West
Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a self motivated and ambitious individual to join a small team on a pasture based Spring block calving dairy farm in North cornwall. We milk 300 cows through a new Waikato 24/48 parlour.

We are looking for someone who can work independently but also within a team. We aim to complete work to a high standard in a positive, friendly working environment. Maintaining a tight calving block and maximising the potential of our grazing platform are two of the many key areas the successful applicant would be involved in.

Responsibilities are likely to include:

-Daily milking

-Calf and heifer rearing

-Heat detection (AI experience would be beneficial but not essential)

-Calving

-All aspects associated with the health and well being of the herd

Other duties such as basic tractor/telehandler driving, feeding, bedding, fencing and maintenance will provide variety to the role.

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 31/08/2020,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

Based on experience

Hours

60

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Accommodation
Accommodation

Yes

Accommodation Type

House/Flat

Accommodation Price

Not Specified

Other Accommodation Information

There is a large farmhouse on site.

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

1 mile

Smokers Accepted?

Yes

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Other Information

This is a permanent job which will provide progression and challenge for a motivated individual. The pay will be negotiated based upon relevant experience.

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