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Assistant Dairy Herd Manager




Spollen Dairies

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Job Description:

Assistant Herd manager

Full time position available within an expanding herd of 550 dairy cows. The work environment is complete with all modern infrastructure and facilities. This company is rapidly expanding with a progressive attitude towards farming in the 21st century. We will continue to invest in the latest technology, scientific research and committed people. Our ambitious growth strategy relies on recruiting, developing and retaining the most talented people available within the agricultural industry.

Responsibilities with guidance from farm management include:

·         Milking operation – Following consistent animal friendly milking procedures, monitoring       milk manager program, ensuring clean hygienic milking equipment etc…

·         Grassland management - grass measurement, budgeting, allocation

·         Stock management - implementing the agreed plan for calving, calf rearing and breeding. Recording health and veterinary events.

·         Light Machinery duties – Feeding cattle and shed clearing

·         Maintenance – fencing, cleaning etc.

·         Herd recording and administration

·         Working with existing farm staff both full and part time.

·         Reports- Weekly meetings and regular reports to farm management.

Recommended qualifications:

·         Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Agriculture (Dairy Herd Management programme)

·         Two years on-farm experience with high performance herd.

Personal abilities essential to fulfil this role include an enthusiastic work attitude, self-initiative and good people skills. Please send on professional, up to date CV’s.


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Permanent / Full-time

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