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Job | Ref No - 18929

Herdsperson for 1000 cow herd in <=>South East Scotland<=> with partner who could do 15 hours+ a week.

Farm TypeDairy

We are looking for an experienced and dedicated herdsperson to join our team at Kennetsideheads in the Scottish Borders.  We have an award winning (all year round calving), high yielding herd of cows and are farming over 2000 acres. The individual must have milking experience ideally with a large herd, good stocksmanship, work well within a team including excellent communication skills and show initiative when working on their own.  They will report to a herd manager.  We can offer training in foot trimming and AI.

There is also a part time position of a minimum of 15 hours per week which would increase at certain times of the year. This would involve milking and calf feeding.

Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 21/01/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours@50 hours
Pay£(depends on person)
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

3 bedroom house on the farm which has recently been renovated (new kitchen, loft insulation, new windows, oil tank). It has oil heating and a stove and there is a front and back garden which is fenced off and space for 2 cars. Ideal for a couple or family. Kelso is the closest main town which is 5 miles away.

Distance from shops and amenitiesmain hub ( kelso) is 5 miles away
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

I look forward to hearing from you with 2 references and details of your experience. Excellent job for someone looking to progress their dairy farming career. We have a very good team who you can learn skills from. We live in a nice rural area which is still close to Edinburgh ( 1 hour) and Newcastle (1.5 hours).

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