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Herdsperson-Autumn Block-Leicestershire-300 Cows-Melton Mowbray-RSweb2333

Herdsperson-Autumn Block-Leicestershire-300 Cows-Melton Mowbray-RSweb2333, Leicestershire

Added 2 Dec 2021

Job Summary

We require an experienced and skilled herdsperson to work alongside an existing young and enthusiastic team on a progressive predominantly autumn block calving herd between Nottingham and Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire.

Job Skills

Key responsibilities will include milking the herd, AI (if possible), reactive foot problems, grassland management, herd health & fertility, general stock husbandry tasks and the day-day running of the cows.

Reference: RSweb2333

Job Description

The farm has a 20:40 parlour with; ACRs, ADF, ‘Heatime’ and milk meters to milk the 300 Friesian x Holstein Pedigree cows yielding approx. 7,500 – 8,000 litres.
The farm has great grazing infrastructure and aims to have the cows out from March to October depending on ground conditions, but also feed a semi TMR of grass, maize, and blend throughout the winter as well as feed in the parlour.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record in a similar position, be an excellent stockman, good communicator and able to work well in a team. In return we offer a competitive salary with bonus schemes, lovely 3 bedroom centrally heated bungalow, which is on-farm and free from rent and council tax and the opportunity to be a key part in a successful and progressive business.
For an informal conversation, please ring Rob Stephenson on 07557 920255.

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