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Experienced Herd Manager Required for job in <:>South West<:>

Farm TypeDairy

Experienced herd manager to milk and take charge of a 280 cow organic Friesian herd with one full time assistant herdsperson. Cows are milked through a 20:20 herringbone Westfalia parlour with a Westfalia Dairy Plan computer system.  The parlour also has ACRs and ADF milking equipment.  The dairy is part of a 1600 acre beef and arable enterprise run to Soil Association Organic standards along with another dairy herd on the holding. Experience of foot trimming, organic milk production and homeopathic treatment would be useful but not essential.  Experience in low input and extensive grassland management required.  The position will suit an ambitious, motivated individual with high management standards of dairy hygiene and individual cow welfare. 

AreaSouth West
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 13/10/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours24/7 averaging 60 hours per week, one day off per week
Pay£Depending on experience
Employment TypeBeef, Dairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation Price
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2/3 bedroom terraced house available depending on size of family.  2 miles away from Sherston Village which has a post office, shop and primary school.  3 miles away from Malmesbury and 5 miles away from Tetbury. 

Distance from shops and amenities2 miles
Smokers Accepted?Yes
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