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Herdperson(s)/ General Farm Worker job in <=>Penrith, Cumbria<=>

Farm TypeDairy, Beef, Sheep

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic person to become part of our diary, beef and sheep family farm.  Duties will include daily milking, animal husbandry, tractor/load all work and general maintenance.  We are a modern progressive dairy unit milking approximately 300 cows in a 20/40 herringbone parlor.  Cows are fed TMR and are housed all year around on mattress cubicles and robotically scraped.  The successful candidate(s) will have good stock awareness, a good work ethic and be willing to learn new skills.  They will be prepared to take part in all aspects of farm work and be honest and hardworking.  They will be punctual and reliable, and be flexible to meets the needs of the business.  Wages will reflect previous experience and ability.

AreaNorth West
Job LengthCould be permanent for the right candidate
DatesStart: 01/07/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?
Hours40 plus
Pay£Depends on experience
Employment TypeBeef, Dairy, Sheep, Shearing, Other, Lambing
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHelp given to find accommodation
Accommodation PriceTo be discussed
Other Accommodation Information

A static caravan is available on a short term basis and more permanent accommodation may be available for the right person(s).

Distance from shops and amenitiesLess than 1 mile
Smokers Accepted?No
Other Information

The farm has excellent links to the M6 and is situated between the Lake District and Yorkshire dales national park. We are less that 1 mile from a small pretty village with a primary school, post office, church, pub and coffee shops.  The nearest large town with a supermarket is approximately 15 miles away. 

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