Herdsperson, Street, Somerset
We have a contract vacancy for a Herdsperson on a 550 acre family farm near Street in Somerset.
The herd is 300 crossbred cows autumn block calving and yielding around 7,500 litres on 2 x milking, milked via a 14 x 28 Herringbone, with ACR’s sort gate and feeders, cows being fed by auto feed tags.
While housed cows are in new sand cubicles and fed with easy feed system, to include Maize, Grass and Fodder beet. In the spring cows are extensively grazed with a strip grazed paddock rotation to maximise milk from grass.
The appointed person will be responsible for day to day milking and can be involved in management decisions alongside the farmer.
The farm is situated in a very nice village with its own Pub, shop, school and church, and a small distance from Street.
A 4 Bed semi-detached house on the farm farm will be supplied to go along with a competitive salary for the successful candidate.
For an informal discussion please call Steve Owens 07981 771320.