Herdsperson

Location
Somerset
Salary
We offer a competitive salary and accommodation.
Posted
09 Aug 2019
Closes
27 Aug 2019
Ref
SOweb1941
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

We have a contract vacancy for a Herdsperson on a 400 acre family dairy farm milking 160 autumn calving pedigree Ayrshires cows, yielding towards 8,000 ltrs of good components and milk quality, on 2 x milking. 

Cows are milked via a well maintained 15 x 30 Delaval swing-over parlour, with feeders, auto ID, and shedding gate, along with Moo-monitors and Delpro info system.
While housed cows are in Mattress cubicles, that are auto-scraped, with a full TMR ration of Grass, maize and whole crop.

The appointed person has the opportunity to be involved in Classification, and showing of cows if interested.  AI and foot trimming experience preferred but can also be trained. NMR milk recording is carried out monthly and bi-weekly vet visits.

Conventional strip grazing is practiced during the summer so an interest in managing this is beneficial.
Accommodation on farm to suit candidate goes along with regular time off and a competitive salary.

For an informal discussion please call Steve Owens 07981 771320.

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

 

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