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Relief Herdsperson-Looe, Cornwall-HHweb1881

Relief Herdsperson-Looe, Cornwall-HHweb1881, Cornwall

Added 26 Mar 2019

Job Summary

We have a contract vacancy for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to become a dedicated relief over two units under the same management near Looe in Cornwall. 

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We require an experienced herdsperson to assume full care of each dairy on the herdsmen’s days off. You will be responsible for milking, mastitis control, emergency lameness, calving, heat detection and records. Contracted days are negotiable with the dairy cover being the minimum, but there is additional dairy youngstock work also available. 

Reference: HHweb1881

Job Description

The farms extend to over 900 acres of pasture, cereals and maize. Both herds of H/F cows are housed in cubicles and fed a partial mixed ration with one herd having top up in parlour and the other having out of parlour feeders.  Parlours are both De Laval one being a fairly new 32:32 the other being slightly older 14:28.   

In return, we offer a highly competitive salary and a 3-bedroom house, on the edge of the village, around 100 metres from one of the dairies which will be provided free from rent and council tax.  For an informal discussion, please call Henry Hare on 07531 335294.

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