We have 290-day contract vacancy for an enthusiastic experienced herdsperson to take on the day to day operations of a brand new state of the art robotic unit in Somerset, 5 miles from Glastonbury in Somerset.
The appointed person will need to be fully experienced in AI and foot trimming, or at least be willing to be trained, computer literate and have excellent stockman-ship skills.
Duties to include day-to-day operating of the herd alongside the farmer, ensuring the effective operating of the robotic system, calving, drying off, vet visits and night checks.
This exceptionally well managed family unit has 250 pedigree Holsteins yielding 10,500 litres from a very young herd. A full grass based TMR is fed all year round while cows are housed in mattress cubicles with sawdust bedding. An auto-robot scraper is used along with the 4 New Lely astronaut milking units.
A 3 bed-detached house will be supplied along with a competitive package.
For an informal discussion please call Steve Owens on 07981 771320.
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