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Assistant Herdperson required for job with 350 cows in <>Staffordshire<>

Farm TypeDairy

Family farm requires an Assistant Herdperson to work with 350 cow pedigree Holstein herd on the Derbyshire/Staffordshire border close to the A50.

Modern 24:48 Westfalia swingover parlour, auto I.D. and pedometers. Twice a day milking and TMR feeding.  The cows are cubicle housed in the winter with some summer grazing.  Late summer and autumn calving and all replacements reared on farm.

The successful applicant will be part of a team of four.  Duties will include regular milking, which must be undertaken to a high standard of hygiene, and also sharing other dairy jobs with the other staff e.g. TMR feeding, bedding down and calf feeding. There are two staff in the parlour during milking.

Training is available in the various dairy skills including A.I., foot trimming, etc. 

AreaEast Midlands
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 02/09/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?No
Accommodation TypeHelp given to find accommodation
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information
Distance from shops and amenitiesLocal village 1 mile. Large village 3 miles
Smokers Accepted?No
Other Information

This is a permanent job on a tidy, well run, dairy farm.

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