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Job for a Permanent Herd Manager for 500 cows in <=>Wiltshire<=>

Farm TypeDairy

We have a full time vacancy for a herd manager to lead our team milking 500 cows on a grass/forage based system near Marlborough in Wiltshire. 

We have modern facilities following recent investment in farm infrastructure.  The herd is split into two 9 week blocks calving autumn and spring.  Milking cows graze for at least 9 months of the year on a paddock grazing system.  Autumn calvers calve outside on standing hay.  You will take day to day responsibility for the running of the herd, using your experience to maintain herd health, fertility and production.  AI skills would be an advantage.  Grass is managed using a plate meter and agrinet software.  TMR fed during winter.

We can offer you an enjoyable place to work in a beautiful location.  Attendance at discussion groups is encouraged as well as interaction with vets, nutritionist and training where necessary.

AreaSouth West
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 01/07/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

3 bedroom detached cottage available on the farm, large garden.

Distance from shops and amenities
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

Excellent local schools. Possible employment for partner.

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