Herd Manager

Location
Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Salary
We offer a competitive salary with accommodation.
Posted
02 Aug 2019
Closes
30 Aug 2019
Ref
SOweb1936
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

We have a contract vacancy for a competent, experienced hands-on herd manager to lead a team of 3 and being responsible for all day-to-day operations running a 500 cow herd.

The herd is managed on a conventional  AYR calving system with grazing, but the high group will have access to forage and oopf stations over-night.  Cubicles are bedded with sand with a flood wash system and cows are milked 2 x via 50 point fully auto dairy-master rotary. There is moo-monitor activity collars, auto segregation gates and back flush.

The appointed person will be AI qualified, computer literate with a high degree of hygiene and herd health management skills.

The farm being close to Tenby, good schools, shops and the beach.

A 3-bed cottage recently upgraded to 5 star accommodation, on farm, is on offer for the successful candidate to go along with a competitive salary.

For an informal chat regarding this position please call Steve Owens 07981771320.

For a full list of our current vacancies please visit our website at www.lklservices.co.uk