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Seasonal Sheep & Cattle Assistant job in <=>Cornwall<=>

Farm TypeArable, Beef, Sheep

A seasonal assistant is required to carry out day-to-day work with 1200 ewes plus lambs and 150 cattle in Cornwall.  The work is mainly with sheep, but will involve some cattle tasks while they are at grass.  Sheep work will involve some lambing, checking stock, fencing with a quad bike mounted rappa system, drenching, injecting, sorting finished lambs, etc.  Work will be as part of a small team with some jobs done as an individual.  Weekend stock work is done on a rota.  You will be required to drive farm vehicles, quad bikes and tractors as necessary.  The job is from late April through until late September, but could be longer for the right candidate.

We are a large scale arable operation as well as having the livestock enterprises so a general willingness to 'muck in' to all areas is preferred.

AreaSouth West
Job LengthHarvest / Seasonal
DatesStart: 19/04/2023, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Pay£tba according to experience
Employment TypeBeef, Sheep, Lambing
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation Price£65 per week
Other Accommodation Information

Shared accommodation available in student house. This is a good three-bedroom centrally heated cottage on the main farm yard.  Rent is £65 per week, but includes all bills except food.  It is located three miles from a small town, but pub and small shop within walking distance. Own transport is essential due to rural location.

Distance from shops and amenities3 miles
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

We will consider all applicants but it may particularly suit a student or someone on a year out or someone traveling.  Previous experience is required and you must be competent with livestock and machinery.

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