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Title

Experienced Herdsperson Required. Job in <->Staffordshire Moorlands<->

Farm TypeDairy
Description


Experienced Herdsperson Required, Staffordshire Moorlands Herd Size: 160 Herdsperson required to manage the day-to-day operations of a 210 acre, 160 cow family-run farm in the Staffordshire Moorlands.  We are a cross-breed flying herd milked twice a day in a 14:28 herringbone parlour, currently yielding 6,200 litres and grazing for 7 months of the year.  Moving forward, the focus is for cows to be managed to achieve higher yields from forage on a TSDG contract.  A minimum 5 years experience and a proven track record with references is essential.  The opportunity to further your professional development will be encouraged and made available.  Excellent time management and a proactive attitude is required.  This role has arisen due to expansion and you will need the ability to AI, foot trim, assist in grassland management, maintain high standards of animal welfare, play an active role in veterinary routines, tractor work and general livestock duties.  Competitive salary and rent for nearby property included.

CountryUK
AreaWest Midlands
PostcodeST10
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 01/08/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
HoursMon-Fri plus every other weekend
Pay£2,100 pcm
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

The rent for a property nearby (within 3 mile radius of the farm) is offered in addition to stated salary.  Employee is responsible for all other bills.  If being on site is preferred (i.e. because of pets), static caravan in farmyard could be arranged with electric and water costs included.

Distance from shops and amenities3 miles
Smokers Accepted?No
Other Information

Village school 3 miles away.

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