Pig Farm Manager

Recruiter
Roadhogs
Location
Lincolnshire
Salary
Salary: £28 - £32k (d.o.e)
Posted
17 May 2021
Closes
14 Jun 2021
Ref
Ref 990 Lincolnshire
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are recruiting for a Pig Farm Manager/Assistant Manager for a farm in Lincolnshire (DN21).

Our client is looking to employ a manager for their 220-sow outdoor unit.

About the farm:

  • All sows, including farrowing, are fed via ESF, hoppers filled every 7 - 10 days
  • Weaning is at 5 weeks with 7 weeks between batches
  • Excellent sand land
  • All pigs weaned indoors into new or nearly new straw-based sheds
  • Great health status

The chosen manager will work predominantly independently, but help will be given for weaning, serving, vaccinations, loading pigs, mucking out and pig movements.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Feed orders
  • Vet med orders
  • Maintaining fence lines and equipment 
  • Ensuring feed, water and straw meet requirements 
  • Ensure all pigs are treated in the best possible way
  • Ensure that both sites are at a high standard at all times
  • Applicants should have a minimum 2 years with outdoor sows

The farm will consider applications from candidates who can assume the above responsibilities within 6 months.

Salary: £28 - £32k (d.o.e)

Applicants who can commute to DN21 preferred.

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