Dairy Farm Manager

Location
Hampshire
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
03 Mar 2021
Closes
30 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Dairy Farm Manager

MAIN JOB PURPOSE:  

We are looking for a keen and enthusiastic Dairy Manager to oversee a small team looking after 400 water buffalo on twice a day milking. The position involves milking, TMR feeding, youngstock rearing and grassland management. We are able to provide accommodation if required.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the team and be the first point of contact for all Dairy matters
  • Young stock rearing
  • Machinery use and maintenance mainly for winter feeding
  • In summer fencing, grassland management - topping etc
  • Work with Farm Manager on breeding programs
  • Ensuring organic standards are maintained
  • Maintaining high levels of animal health and welfare 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Job based skills required

  • Proactive
  • Team player
  • Enjoys working with large animals
  • ‘Can do’ attitude to work
  • Flexible approach
  • Experience in milking
  • Tractor driving experience
  • Driving licence
  • Good understanding of written and verbal English
  • Ensure a consistent quality of milk

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