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Heifer-Rearer/Herdsperson job for dairy farm in <->Somerset<->

Farm TypeDairy

We are a diversified organic estate based near Crewkerne in South Somerset with dairy farming as our core. We farm 1000 dairy cows on three dairies and rear all of our replacements, on 2500 acres. Organic milk produced by our farms is processed and packed on our site for a premium high street supermarket and distributed throughout the UK.

A vacancy has arisen for a Heifer-Rearer/Herdsperson at one of our farms, with around 450 milking cows and 230 heifers. The job involves dealing with all aspects of rearing the heifers, as well as spending some time milking the cows. The candidate must be well organised and able to work on their own with the heifers, and then work as part of a team of 8 with the cows - including some early starts.

AreaSouth West
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 09/10/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Pay£Attractive package + 3 bedroom house
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation Price
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The 3-bedroom house is close to the heifers and about half mile from the milking herd.  A quiet location, about 2 miles from Crewkerne and 3 miles from Chard.

Distance from shops and amenities2 miles to Crewkerne
Smokers Accepted?No
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