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Permanent job for Herdsperson milking 220+ Friesian cows <-->Wiltshire<-->

Farm TypeDairy

Newly built parlour and cubicle housing looking for an enthusiastic herdsperson to milk 220+ Friesian cows averaging 6500 litres.  Parlour is 24/24 herringbone with adf, acr, auto i.d. feeding and sorting gate.  Cubicles are bedded with sand and housing contains auto scrapers.  Successful candidate will be responsible for milking and general health checks of the herd.  Cows are grazed for up to ten months a year.  A.I. training will be provided with the job if not already competent.  Foot trimming is done professionaly so any foot work is reduced to individual cases.    

AreaSouth West
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 03/12/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation Pricetbc
Other Accommodation Information

Three bed house 100 metres away from the dairy.  Local towns and city within 25 minute drive provide varied job opportunities for any partners.  Good choice of local schools.  No vehicle would be available, but amenities are very close as well as bus routes.

Distance from shops and amenities1 mile
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

We are looking for someone that sees themselves in the job for the  long term.  The job is a great opportunity for someone with a keen interest in cows to take responsibility for a herd and help with managing it alongside the owners. Some dairy experience is required but enthusiasm will be viewed favourably. All applicants will be required to attend an interview on the farm and participate in an afternoons milking. 

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