Herdsperson/2IC/Assistant-West Sussex/Hampshire Border-SASCweb1877
West Sussex/Hampshire Border
Herdsperson/2IC/Assistant-West Sussex/Hampshire Border-SASCweb1877, West Sussex/Hampshire Border
Herdsperson/2IC/Assistant required for a 300 tight autumn calving herd.
Previous milking experience a must, but would be suitable for someone wishing to progress to 2IC/assistant herdsperson. Accommodation available. Good rates of pay to match experience. Training and discussion group involvement is to be encouraged.
All new facilities including 40:20 Fullwood Swingover with ACR’s, auto shedding and auto wash. New self-feed clamps for winter feeding with paddock grazing system from February onwards.
West Sussex/Hampshire border.
Location: Approx 6 miles south of Guildford in the village of Bowlhead Green, near the beautiful Devil’s Punchbowl.
Dairy Unit: An easily worked system comprising new Fullwood 40:20 swing over parlour with ACR’s, auto shedding, cubicles, self-feed silage maize and grass silage. There is an emphasis fertility and grazing with an extensive paddock grazing system.
The Herd: 300 Friesians. Tight block calving in Autumn - this is a very quiet, well looked after herd.
Duties: All duties associated with a dairy herd. A good level of assistance is available at busy times from the farmer and other staff. DIY AI not essential, but would be helpful.
Time off: 80-days per contract year.
Remuneration: An excellent package is on offer to include performance related bonuses.
Accommodation: Accommodation is available on farm.
General: This is seen as a good position and is well supported on this dedicated, well-staffed, family stock farm. Joining various discussion groups is very much encouraged.
For an informal discussion regarding the vacancy, or other queries, please telephone Adrian Edwards on 07824 480196.
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