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Title

General Farm Worker/Assistant Herds Person: job <->Cambridgeshire<-> Permanent position for the right candidate.

Farm TypeDairy, Arable
Description


The Farm:



This progressive dairy and arable farm is looking for someone to join the family farm and work within our existing team to share responsibility for our 200 high yielding pedigree Holstein Friesians and followers and provide support to the established arable enterprise during busy periods.



Following the installation of a DeLaval VMS milking system in August 2016 we are currently re-establishing the dairy herd as a highly productive and efficient unit utilizing the robotic milking system.  In achieving this goal we would examine working practises and timings to establish a new working rota.



The Position:



We are seeking a Candidate with previous dairy and tractor driving experience, robotic milking experience is desirable but not essential.



The successful candidate will share responsibility for the day to day care and management of the Dairy herd. Including:



o Cow care



o Care and maintenance of the Robots



o Feeding



o All yard work including bedding, scrapping and mucking out



o Record Keeping



They will also be required to perform Tractor driving tasks including corn carting, bale carting and basic cultivation's during busy periods and help with the day to day maintenance and repairs of machinery.



In addition to good cow husbandry skills you should have a positive attitude and be flexible, reliable and responsible.

CountryUK
AreaEast & East Anglia
PostcodePE19
Job LengthCould be permanent for the right candidate
DatesStart: 18/09/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours53
Pay£1780
Employment TypeDairy, Arable
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

There is a pleasant, recently refurbished 3 bed cottage available on the farm for the successful applicant.

Distance from shops and amenities1-7 Miles
Smokers Accepted?No
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