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Job for Assistant Dairy Herdsperson <:>Wiltshire<:>

Farm TypeDairy

Assistant herdperson.  We are looking for someone to work with the herdsman on our autumn calving herd milking 240 cows through a new 24/48 Waikato parlour.  The herd graze from February to November across a paddock system with cow tracks, producing as much milk as possible from grazed grass in the spring/summer and home grown forage through the winter.

We would like the right person to be able to work as a team member, have willingness to learn and desire to acheive, attention to detail maintaining high standards, milking experience, a good eye for animal health and welfare.

Training will be provided for the right candidate.  This could be telehandler, heat deection, AI, foot trimming, grazing management, basic record keeping to name a few.

Milking shared with the herdsman doing at least one milking a day.

Regular time off.

Ideal opportunity for someone wanting to gain experience and to progress.

Competitive package depending on experience.

AreaSouth West
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 21/10/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
HoursBetween 50 and 60
Pay£Competitiive package depending on experience
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

Village shop, post office, pubs and sports club with a choice of towns for supermarkets, leisure centres and amenities within 5 miles.

Distance from shops and amenitiestwo miles
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

Choice of Nurseries, primary and secondary schools nearby.

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