Herdsperson

Location
West Cornwall
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
14 Jun 2021
Closes
13 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Vacancy for a Herdsperson

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and experienced Herdsperson to head up a Dairy Team on a modern and progressive 300 cow Dairy Farm in West Cornwall.

We are an autumn block calving system with high welfare standards and a focus on achieving excellent milk quality using a 36 point rotary parlour and superb modern facilities. We have Holstein/Friesian cows and are moving towards a more forage based system with emphasis on grazing in spring and summer.

Genus RMS contract in place.

Candidate Requirements

  • Energetic and motivated team member
  • Excellent levels of animal husbandry
  • Experience of a grazing based system
  • Competent technical performance
  • Careful attention to detail
  • An ability to treat lame cows

Rewards

A chance to live and work in a beautiful part of Cornwall with a three bedroomed property on the farm overlooking Mounts Bay.

An excellent choice of local schools, shops, beaches and leisure facilities locally.

Salary is competitive and rewarding dependent on experience.

Please send CV and cover letter to Rosemorran@talktalk.net

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