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Head Herdsperson-Dorset-SOweb1834

Head Herdsperson-Dorset-SOweb1834, Dorset

Added 23 Nov 2018

Job Summary

We have new contract vacancy for an experienced person to join a family farming operation between Sherborne in Dorset, and Wincanton, farming 500 acres of grass and maize.

Job Skills

The appointed person will be required to milk with an assistant and manage the herd on a day-to-day basis with input from the hands on farmer. 

Reference: SOweb1834

Job Description

This 420 cow herd of Holsteins are AYR calving and yielding 9,200 litres on 2 x milking via a new 30 x 30 Fullwood herringbone parlour, with Auto ID, in parlour feeders and excellent handling facilities, while fed a TMR year round. 

Cows are housed in excellent sand bedded cubicles, and grazed during summer months.

RMS is utilised for breeding, a contract foot trimmer used for foot maintenance so the herdsperson is free to be involved with vet routines, drying off, and keep paperwork up to date, with the help of monthly NMR records.

A competitive package to go along with a 3-bedroom semi-detached house, with central heating, AGA and wood burner, on farm, is on offer.

For an informal discussion please call Steve Owens 07981 771320.

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