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Job | Ref No - 19462
Title

Assistant Herdsperson on 270 organic cows in <=>Mid Devon<=>

Farm TypeDairy
Description


We are looking for an assistant herdsperson to join the team on a 270 cow organic dairy farm near Crediton, Devon.



The role will initially be assistant herdsperson, but the position will grow into herdsman for the right candidate. Responsibilities will include all aspects of the dairy herd, AI and foot trimming certificate would be an advantage, but full training would be given. Inclusion in discussion groups and courses would be encouraged.



Accommodation can be arranged.



Working alternate weekends with a day off each week, approximately 50 hours per week. Pay will be competitive based on the candidate.



We farm 270 organic cows on a spring/autumn split block calving system, being organic we try to make the best possible use of forage and grazed grass. We have good herd health status with a low mastitis rate and good fertility. All cows are milked through a modern 28:28 westfalia parlour.

CountryUK
AreaSouth West
PostcodeEX17
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 08/04/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?
Hours50 Approx
Pay£Competitive
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

Accommodation will be provided to suit the applicant

Distance from shops and amenities10 minutes from the local town
Smokers Accepted?Yes
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