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