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Dairy Herd Manager

Laverstoke Park Farm
Competitive salary
Closing date
16 Nov 2021
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to manage one of  the foremost organic Dairy Buffalo units in the country. 


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 needed. Ideal for  someone who is looking to take the next step in their career. 


The Manager will need to demonstrate capability in all aspects of profitable  dairy farm management as well as forage and grassland management.


· Reporting directly to the Farm Manager, 

· Day to day management of the dairy herd, dairy followers and staff, 

· Management of forage stocks and grassland management, 

· Machinery and parlour work; 

· Maintaining high levels of animal health and welfare.


· Good communication skills,

· Proactive

· Team player,

· Technically competent,

· Tractor and machinery experience,

· Telehandler license,

· Livestock husbandry skills,

· Environmentally aware;

· Dairy management skills.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence and should be made in writing with a full CV and covering letter below.

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