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Stockperson job in <=>Gloucestershire<=> to run a grass based beef system on herbal leys

Farm TypeArable, Beef, Sheep

We are looking for a stockperson to join an innovative farming business based in the Cotswolds.  This is a new position to run a forage based beef enterprise taking dairy steer and dairy cross calves from three days old through to finished animals on a forage based system.  The main grassland is herbal leys as part of the arable system.  You will also be managing a small herd of spring calving Angus suckler cattle.

We run a contract farming business with 1400ha of arable crops and 4000 breeding ewes.  The sheep are Romney and Lleyn, they run on  permanent pasture and forage crops.  The arable is run following the principles of conservation agriculture incorporating cover crops and no till.    We employ a total of six people.

We are looking for someone with a passion for cattle as well as grassland management with a keen attention for detail. Experience of calf rearing, mob-grazing and an interest to embrace the forage based system. The dairy beef enterprise is a new venture that you will be running from the start, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a permanent career in farming.

We can offer a good salary, a vehicle and an option of a family house or single persons accommodation.



AreaSouth West
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 15/02/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
HoursFull time with overtime when required
Pay£Good pay for the right person
Employment TypeBeef, Sheep
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation PriceFamily house £400 per month
Other Accommodation Information

There is a newly renovated three bed family cottage available or a one bed annex attached to a house. If the family house is require then a contribution to the rent will be needed.

Distance from shops and amenitiesCirencester five miles
Smokers Accepted?No
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