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Job for a Herdsperson in <-->Yorkshire<-->

Farm TypeDairy

One of our clients in the Skipton area has an opportunity for a Herdsperson to work on a 225 Dairy cow unit.

The role is permanent, subject to a trial period, and is a central role in the successful running of this well-managed unit.  The successful candidate will work as part of the management team with the farm partners.  You will need to be a good communicator and be able to work as part of the team.

Main Responsibilities:

To be responsible for the general welfare of stock on the farm, including handling and moving stock.

To undertake milking duties, at present twice daily.  To include responsibility for parlour cleanliness and milk hygiene issues.

Feeding and bedding of 200 milking cows

Management of grazing of milking herd in Summer months.

Calving of cows, Dry cow management and feeding

Record keeping to assist in the management of the herd

Tractor work to include slurry disposal and scraping of passageways

A competitive rate of pay will be offered, based on experience and there is also the prospect of accommodation with this role.

Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 01/02/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Tractor
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation Price
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Distance from shops and amenities
Smokers Accepted?
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