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

Farm TypeDairy

JOB SUMMARY  -  Dairy Herdsperson Wanted.  Possible tractor work during busy times of the year, ground work/silage, etc.

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: 15/01/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation Priceto be discussed on application
Other Accommodation Information

Variouse accommodation options avaliable, to be disucssed on application. 

Within 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
Other Information

 Calf feeding, etc. is available for a competant partner. 

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