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Assistant Herdsperson-Sturminster Newton, Dorset-SOweb1852

Assistant Herdsperson-Sturminster Newton, Dorset-SOweb1852, Dorset

Added 8 Jan 2019

Job Summary

We have new contract vacancy for an assistant Herdsperson to join a family dairy farm near Sturminster Newton in North Dorset.

Job Skills

The appointed person will be expected to undertake all stock duties and assist the hands on farmers with some milking and young-stock work along with calf rearing.   Attention to all details to maintain very low bactoscan and SCC levels and excellent herd performance are required at all times, with the herd winning the 2018 Cream award for health and welfare.

Reference: SOweb1852

Job Description

This herd of 200 Holstein and Ayrshire cows are Autumn block calved on this all grass farm, and milked via an immaculate 24 x 24 GEA parlour with ACR’s and auto ID.  The herd is conventionally managed, as in they graze during the spring and summer and are housed as conditions worsen, while having an excellent cubicle house with sand beds and a TMR fed.

A competitive package to go along with a 2-bed semi-detached house, off farm, is on offer.

For an informal discussion please call Steve Owens 07981 771320.

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