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Herd Manager-Oxon/Wilts Border-400 Autumn Block Calved H/F Cows-TJweb2000

Herd Manager-Oxon/Wilts Border-400 Autumn Block Calved H/F Cows-TJweb2000, Wiltshire

Added 19 Dec 2019

Job Summary

AHDB Autumn Block Strategic Dairy Farm

A superb opportunity has arisen on our client’s large, mixed farm in Wiltshire for a committed and experienced herd manager ideally with a proven track record of performing a similar role.

Job Skills

AI and foot trimming skills will be a distinct advantage however enthusiasm, a team mentality and a desire to succeed are vital. We can offer excellent facilities which in turn provide superb working conditions & cow welfare and include:

•    24/48 Waikato with ACR’s
•    Straw bedded cubicles with mattresses 
•    TMR fed and paddock grazed
•    Frontier recording and CIS milk records
•    Autumn Block calved with yields in excess of 7000ltrs
•    Backing Gate, Auto ID and shedding

The successful candidate will need to have a good mix of technical expertise and practical ability which will allow them to accept the responsibility necessary to allow this unit to realise its full potential.

Reference: TJweb2000

Job Description

A significant level of autonomy will be given to the right person to stamp their mark on this herd with the challenge of maximising the use of grazed grass. We can offer an exceptional package - regular and reliable relief, a spacious 3-bed detached house with c/h and d/g free from rent, rates and c/tax and a salary to reflect the importance of the position.  There is the opportunity for a genuine long-term profit share situation.

For an informal discussion please contact Trevor Jolley on 07766 912481.

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