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Job | Ref No - 20094

Herdsperson required for 290 cow organic dairy unit. Job in <:>Somerset<:>

Farm TypeDairy

The job entails working as part of our 5 person team and overseeing the day to day running of the cows with our dairyman.  This will include milking, some foot trimming, fertility (bulling duty and DIY AI), feeding, scraping up  and parlour cleanliness to maintain our low SCC/bactoscan levels.

The herd consists of 290 AYR calving organic cows plus followers and is TMR fed (plus fed to yield in parlour) and we have a 24/24 Westfalia system with auto ID and recording.

Staff work a 5 day week with a day off at the weekend and one in the week.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about their cows and their wellbeing, and who can work well as part of a team.

Start date can be flexible for the right person.

AreaSouth West
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 12/08/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
HoursApproximately 55 (5 day week)
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation Price0
Other Accommodation Information

There is a modern 4 bedroom house on farm available and we are only 1/2 mile from the nearest village which has a shop, school, social club, squash club and a pub! 

The nearest town is only 1 1/2 miles away.

Distance from shops and amenities1/2 mile
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

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