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Herd manger/Head herds person

Posted on Jan 30, 2019 by Velcourt Ltd

Sturminster Newton, Dorset United Kingdom
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Herd manger/Head herds person
Hinton St Mary Farms
Sturminster Newton

Hinton St Mary Farms has a 390 cow herd of Holstein, all year round calving, 3x Milking, TMR fed and cubicle housed. We have a modern 28x28 Herringbone parlour with auto ID plus the following cow management systems; Uniform and IceRobotics, which provide data and analysis for monitoring cow behaviour, heat detection and cow mobility.

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Herd Manager or Head Herdsperson to lead a team of 6, reporting to the Farm manager. You will responsible for Herd performance, milking routine, fertility, vet routines, computer systems and record keeping.

A competitive salary is offered along with a good 3-bedroom bungalow.

Ongoing training is available.

Please apply with CV.

Reference: 634862824