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Job | Ref No - 19125

General Farm worker helping Manager of the Estate <=>Isle of Mull<=>

Farm TypeBeef

The Farm, on the Isle of Mull in the Hebrides off the West coast of Scotland, has a fold of Pedigree Highland cattle due to start calving in February.

The work is focussed on the welfare of the animals, checking and feeding them on a daily basis. It is a great opportunity to work with a highly experienced stockman.

The Estate covers almost 4000 acres and the ground runs from sea level up to 2000 ft. Much of it is hill ground and there is little inbye land.

The fold includes over 30 cows and followers and includes a pedigree bull. The farm has the equipment needed which includes tractor, trailers, muck spreader, post driver and quad bike. The animals are all checked daily and the fences and equipment all require regular maintenance. The fold has elite health status and the animals are in peak condition. There is a local vet to help us.

The estate is run by a manager who lives in the farm Steadings. The job will be hard work doing whatever is required at one of the Estate's busiest times of the year.

Job LengthTemporary
DatesStart: 11/02/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Pay££1,200 plus free accomodation
Employment TypeBeef, Fencer
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeRoom in house
Accommodation PriceProvided at no cost
Other Accommodation Information

Your room will be in one of the houses just next to the farm and includes Wifi and television and use of the kitchen.

There is a bus stop a few hundred yards away with occasional bus service west to Iona and east to Craignure and Tobermory.

Distance from shops and amenities6 miles
Smokers Accepted?No
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