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Head Herdsperson-Shropshire-BFweb1882

Head Herdsperson-Shropshire-BFweb1882, Shropshire

Added 26 Mar 2019

Job Summary

Fancy working for a progressive dairy company?! Fancy a challenge?! Looking to work with a prestigious herd?! If so read on!

Job Skills

We require an experienced and enthusiastic herdsperson to lead the team on a 325 cow unit. You will be a senior figure in the Yareal company, whom have entered into the dairy industry recently having secured the purchase of other nearby dairy units with exciting plans for them. You will work closely with the overall operations manager who oversees the various dairy units, but you will have day to day responsibility for the farm, cows and staff. 

This is a hands on role with key responsibilities including;  

• Milking the high yielding Pedigree Jersey herd.

• Herd health & fertility including AI and Foot trimming.

• Staff management including organising rotas.

• Vet routines, meeting with consultants and Yareal senior staff.

The successful candidate will be energetic and have a proven track record in stockmanship, milking, be a good communicator and able to lead a team.

Reference: BFweb1882

Job Description

The cows are milked through a modern 16:32 Fullwood parlour with; in-parlour feeders, ACRs, milk meters, auto ID, auto shedding gate. The cows are grazed during the summer, but are also buffer fed when required and winter cubicle housed.

In return we offer a competitive salary with bonus schemes, 3 bed-house which is on-farm and close to all local amenities, free from rent and council tax and the opportunity to be a key part in a successful and progressive business.

For an informal discussion please contact Ben Furnival on 07551 123045.

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