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Dairy Herdsperson for job in <-->Cornwall<-->

Farm TypeDairy

JOB SUMMARY  -  Dairy Herdsperson Wanted

Looking for a competent herdsperson for a 220 pedigree Holstein Friesian commercial herd, 8000 litre average, on a 300 acre family farm on The Lizard Peninsular, Cornwall, with relief milking staff and accommodation.

* 14/28 Westfalia with ACRs, Auto ID and ADF. DP5 Programme

* Block autumn and spring calving

* Paddock grazing system

* TMR feeding

* Currently RMS breeding

* Sand Bedding

* Alternate week herd fertility visits

* Prioritise milk from forage

Experience essential in:

* Animal health and fertility and foot trimming

* A.I.

* Grazing management

* Calving and postnatal care

* Medicine and record keeping

* Drying off and vet and med procedures

The successful candidate will work alongside us and other staff. Good communication and self-motivation are essential, with the desire to succeed.  This position will need a good mix of technical expertise and practical ability across a wide range of farm activities.  It will require a high level of stockmanship and attention to detail in order to meet the demands of a premium milk buyer.

In return we can offer an attractive salary as well as accommodation for the right candidate.  Good local primary schools within 2 miles, and access locally to good secondary school.

AreaSouth West
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 15/12/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence, Tractor
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

The accommodation is temporarily in a 3 bedroom mobile home on farm in own private setting.  (Formerly a holiday let) in the near future a 2 bedroom bungalow will be available and Sept 2019 a 4 bedroom semi detached cottage. (Formerly holiday let). 

With in 3 miles are 2 excellent primary schools and there is easy access to 2 excellent secondary schools both with in 8 miles.

Distance from shops and amenities3 miles
Smokers Accepted?No
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