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Herdsperson - Lancashire - ILweb1696

Herdsperson - Lancashire - ILweb1696, Lancashire

Added 28 Jun 2018

Job Summary

The farm - part of a wider farming business of dairy, poultry and milk processing, enjoys a range of traditional and modern buildings in an easily worked layout with cow housing and milking parlour all under one roof.

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We require an experienced and dedicated herdsperson to undertake the day to day control on a 200 cow unit on the Fylde plain, near to Preston, Lancashire. 

Reference: ILweb1696

Job Description

Working closely with the overall farm manager and alongside the team, you will undertake the day to day management of the herd as well as milkings, AI, foot trimming and general herd health and husbandry tasks. This unit shares both machinery and some labour with its sister unit and feeding is undertaken by other staff.  The farming business has a high priority of ensuring staff are well looked after in terms of time off, remuneration and work load and the successful candidate who shows their dedication to driving the herd forwards will enjoy the benefits!  The herd consists of 200 Holstein cows on a flying herd system, a Delaval parlour, cubicle housing and TMR fed with grazing in the summer. 

In return for your efforts we offer a competitive salary with bonus schemes, regular time off and 3-bed cottage on site free of rent and council tax and close to local amenities.

For an informal discussion please contact Ian Lindsay on 07802 596869.

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