Full-time job opportunity available to join our team on the largest organic sheep dairy in the UK based in Shaftesbury, Dorset. Milking in a DeLaval 24/24 Rapid Exit Parlour with EID, using DelPro sheep software, this person will want to take sheep milking further, working in conjunction with our shepherdess to analyze ewe health/yields to produce quality milk for yoghurt and cheese production
Duties include: - Milking, (inc weekends on rota) animal welfare, organizing parlour staff, parlour and tank hygiene, udder health, foot-bathing/trimming, computer operation, TMR feeding regimes and grazing rotations.
The successful candidate should have a keen eye for detail, communication organizational and computer skills along with excellent hygiene and welfare standards. Sheep knowledge would be advantageous but it is not essential as we appreciate sheep milking on such a large scale in the UK is mainly unknown, but sound practical milking/dairy knowledge is essential and full driving license. Please look at our website www.orchidmeadow.com
An attractive package and accommodation are available.
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