Herdsperson in Chester Ref 1627
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Herdsperson
Dodleston, Chester CH4 9LP, UK
Farm Work
08/01/2018
1627
05/02/2018

Description

 

Position :   Herdsperson                                                   Ref:  1627

Location:   Chester

The Farm and the Role

Interested in working on a dairy farm with a robotic milking system? 

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Herdsperson to join on an award winning family run dairy farm in Cheshire. 

Our client requires an experienced Herdsperson to take charge of the day to day running of their 300 pedigree Holstein cows on an 800 acre mixed farm.  There are 5 Lely Robots in operation. The herd are cubicle housed and TMR fed.

We are seeking applicants  who wish to be a part of a progressive, high quality operation; keen to make a contribution in a positive work environment.

Specific duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Managing/operation of the robots.
  • Full stockperson duties to ensure the health and welfare of the herd.
  • AI.
  • Foot Trimming

The successful Applicant:

  • Experienced stockperson; health and welfare a genuine priority.
  • Robotic knowledge and skills.
  • AI and foot trimming experience.
  • Computer literate.

This is a contract position, where the successful person will operate as an agency worker with Farm Solutions. This means that the person will not have sub-contractor responsibilities and all statutory tax deductions and payments will be made by Farm Solutions on their behalf. Hourly pay operates, which includes pay for overtime hours worked.

To apply for this role, please forward your CV to [email protected], or phone 0744 2491963 for further information

 

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