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Assistant Herds Person required on Dairy farm in <:>North Cornwall<:>

Farm TypeDairy

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join the team looking after 400 block calving cows.  The successful candidate will work alongside the herdsmen helping with all day to day tasks including milking through the 20/40 herringbone parlour.  The majority of the herd calve outside during a 12 week period starting early August, the remaining cows calve over 6 weeks in the spring.  We are a grazing herd with the cows at grass normally from late February till late November.  During the winter the cows are housed on sand cubicles.  We do all our own AI so the ability to AI would be an advantage but not essential, if interested training can be provided.  We have 800 cows in total on the farm in 2 herds of 400 so you’ll be working within a bigger team.  The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary with pension, regular time off and either onsite mobile home accommodation or if required a bungalow on the farm.

AreaSouth West
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 01/12/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation Price
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We are located in beautiful North Cornwall, overlooking the historic fishing village of Port Isaac.  The popular surfing beaches of Polzeath and Trebarwith are 10 minutes away and the Camel Trail runs from our nearest town of Wadebridge along the river Camel to either Padstow or Bodmin.  Port Isaac is a very popular tourist attraction being the location for the Doc Martin television series and provides our closest shops, restaurants, primary school and doctors surgery.  The nearest town Wadebridge only 8 miles away where you will find supermarkets, local independent shops, butchers, bakers and a secondary school.  The towns of Camelford and Bodmin are also within easy reach.  The cities of Truro, Exeter and Plymouth are all about a hour away.

Distance from shops and amenities3 miles
Smokers Accepted?Yes
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