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Head Herdsperson for job in <=>Plymouth<=>

Farm TypeDairy

Looking for someone to work within a team of 5 looking after a 660 cow spring calving herd.  Must have experience of milking and all associated duties that go with large herd management.  Cows are milked on a recently modernised 50 point rotary parlour.  The cows have access to 450 acres of grass through a good infrastructure cow tracks and paddocks.  You must be able to take charge of the grazing and running of the farm on  Farm manager days off. 

Training will be given to those that haven't had any experiece with the grazing system.

The farm has had considerable investment over the last couple of years. Only those with the following need to apply.

  • Looking for someone who can take responsibility and act on their own initutive!

  • Good working attitude.

  • Good time keeping.

  • Good sense of humour.

  • Team Player

  • Care for stock.

  • Interest in farming.

A good track record will be required.

Any ongoing training will be provided.

This position is open to all nationalities (Providing you can speak English)

AreaSouth West
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 20/05/2019, Finish: 04/08/2030
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours6 day week with only the essentials done at the weekend
Pay£Will discuss at interview stage
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation PriceRent and rates free
Other Accommodation Information

3 Bedroom semi detached house with large garden (on farm) Rent free including council tax and water.

Distance from shops and amenities1.5 from pub 2.5 from village shop 7 miles from nearest town
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

The farm is situated between Launceston and Holswothy which both have supermarkets and good schools.

Bude and its sandy beaches are 18 miles away.

Exeter offers fantastic shops which is 46 miles.

Plymouth 27 miles away. 

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