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Assistant Herdsperson required in <=>Warwickshire<=> for permanent job on farm

Farm TypeDairy

Assistant/Herdsperson.  A conscientious individual with a real passion for cows required to become part of a forward thinking team on our family run dairy farm near Stratford-upon-Avon.  Regular time off each week.  We have 250 high yielding Holstein Friesians averaging 9000l with plans to expand to 280-300 in the future.   The farm was built 14 years ago on a greenfield site and has excellent facilities including new housing with automatic scrappers and a fully computerised, auto ID, Dairy Master 14/28 Swiftflo parlour with auto drafting and backing gate.  The herd is Autumn calving and housed in the winter (TMR fed) and grazed in the summer(April-November). Selling milk via a ARLA Morrisions grazing contract. Replacements reared in house using Genus accredited bulls.

Recently installed100 extra cubicles and newly consrtucted buiding for planned expansion to 280-290 cows.

The position would suit a person, who is self-motivated and enthusiastic, has good knowledge of Dairy cows and looking to progress their career on to the next level.  Main duties will be being involved in all areas of a expanding farm enterprise from milking, calving, vet and med duites liaising with vet when required, and tractor and telehandler duties.  Candidates ideally require AI and Telescopic handler certificates, but not essential as training can be provided in key areas to increase skill set. 

Accommodation is currently a tidy large 2 bed static mobile home, but construction of a new, on farm, 2-3 bed conversion taking place in the coming months.

AreaWest Midlands
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 10/03/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours55 Hours week1- 65 hours week2 average Per Week over 2 weeks Alternate Weekends
Pay£Relevant to experience
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeMobile home
Accommodation PriceFREE
Other Accommodation Information

Currently a 2 bedroom tidy static caravan.  A new 2-3 bed conversion available in the futre located on farm

Distance from shops and amenities4 miles
Smokers Accepted?No
Other Information

Accommodation located on farm. Shops, Schools and general amenities.  Local town 4 miles away.

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