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Assistant Herdsperson: permanent job in <->South Wiltshire<->

Farm TypeDairy

An exciting opportunity has come forward with one of our clients for an assistant herdsperson to join a family team in South Wiltshire on a 700 acre farm.  The dairy herd has recently expanded to 425 cows and will be milked OAD from 2017.  The ideal person will be enthusiastic, able to work as part of a team or on their own and willing to learn.  The appropriate person will be capable of looking after the farm for weekends if the family are away.  Previous milking experience and good livestock skills are essential.  Foot trimming and DIY AI skills would be of benefit.

The job will include busy periods during the spring calving period and service periods, but much quieter periods in the later part of the year.  The herd is complete dry for the winter from mid December to calving in February.

AreaSouth West
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 01/07/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
HoursVariable during the year
Pay£Dependent on experience
Employment TypeDairy, Beef
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation PriceTo be discussed
Other Accommodation Information

A 3 bedroom house on the farm is available with the job.

Distance from shops and amenities5 miles
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

If you are interested and have the skills, please apply.


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