Assistant Herdsperson

Location
Wiltshire
Salary
A good package is on offer to include a refurbished 2-bedroom semi-detached house on the unit.
Posted
19 Feb 2021
Closes
18 Mar 2021
Ref
TJweb2167
Sector
Dairy, Livestock
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

We have a contract vacancy for an assistant herdsperson to assist with the day-to-day running of this split block calving herd of H/F cows capable of producing well in excess of 9000ltrs which is sold on a premium contract. 

Superb facilities provide excellent working conditions and include recently installed 18/36 Westfalia parlour with ADF and ACR’s, auto ID and shedding.  The cows are required to make good use of grazing but are fed a TMR ration all year round and are housed on sand bedded cubicles.  Pedometers and C21 software provide accurate and useful management information. 

The ideal candidate will have a good mix of technical skills, stockmanship and practical ability ensuring that the highest standards of health & welfare are maintained across the entire herd.  Calf rearing is done in batches on automatic milk machine and will be an integral part of this role.

 A recently refurbished 2-bedroom semi-detached house with c/h is available on the unit free from rent, rates and council tax. 

For an informal discussion please contact Trevor Jolley on 07766 912481.

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

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