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Brilliant opportunity for Manager/ Share Milker/ Contract Farmer/ Relief Milker job in <=>Wiltshire<=> on 1000ac mixed organic farm.

Farm TypeArable, Dairy, Beef

I am looking for someone to take over my role within a highly profitable organic business. You could start as a relief milker/GFW and progress to share milking, or start as a manager and become a contract farmer. The opportunity is dependent on your ability.

200 pedigree British friesians, autumn block calved in 12 weeks, on silage and parlour cake.  Loose housed, milked through modern 18/36 parlour, ACRs, auto ID and drafting, cluster flush, milk meters, maximising production from forage. 

All calves are reared either as replacements or fattened to slaughter.  A small area of arable is grown for home use.  All machinery work is done in house with modern equipment.

Initially you will milk 80 days/year as relief herdsman, feed, bed, muck, etc. on a daily basis.   Also perform all other GFW tasks on a mixed farm as I do at present.  The right candidate will rapidly be involved in management decisions and managing 3 full time staff and could then negotiate a share or contract farming agreement.

Wages and conditions will reflect your experience and role.

A passion for cows is essential.  We are hosting this years British Friesian breeders club summer walk so you will be working with a quality herd of cows.  Passion and drive are more important than experience but further education or proven experience an advantage.

AreaSouth West
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 20/03/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?
Pay£Appropriate to ability
Employment TypeArable, Beef, Dairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation PriceDeposit , electricity, gas
Other Accommodation Information

3 bed Victorian cottage within walking distance of schools, shops and pubs on edge of market town.

Distance from shops and amenities200 meters
Smokers Accepted?
Other Information

If this brilliant opportunity tempts you but you think you are over or under qualified why not call me to discuss.

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