Broiler Farm Manager

Location Northallerton
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Pet, Vet & Animal Health, Machinery, Technical & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year plus 3 bedroom house
Contact name: Sophie Ashmore

Contact email: Sophie@agriFJ.co.uk
Job ref: 16585 SA
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP
Client: Agricultural and Farming Jobs

Broiler Farm Manager

Location of the Job: North Yorkshire.

  • Do you want to run your own poultry farm site?

  • Do you want to work for someone who makes you feel valued and appreciated in your work?

  • Would you like to work for a family run business?

Salary and Benefits:

  • Paying £30,000 - £35,000 per year depending on experience.

  • Accommodation provided as part of the package - a high quality, brand new three-bedroom house on the farm.

  • Electricity included in the package.

Additional information:

This is a permanent full-time position.

About The Company:

An opportunity has arisen for you to manage a highly desirable family run poultry business in the heart of North Yorkshire, nestled between the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors. Running alongside a 650-acre arable enterprise including newly planted woodland.

The Job Role Details:

This is an excellent opportunity for you, if you are wanting to run your own site and to work for someone who makes you feel valued and appreciated in your work, working for a family run business.

You will be working on a modern broiler farm, rearing 260,000-day-old chicks for the independent wholesale market.

The farm utilises the most up to date computer technology and livestock monitoring cameras to assist caring for the young birds; and is well kept and prides itself on high standards of stockmanship, welfare and attention to detail.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the poultry site.

Key Responsibilities:
You will…

  • Daily inspection and walking of the birds with the Assistant Manager.

  • Ensure excellent bird health and welfare.

  • Regular communication/liaising with the farms veterinary practice.

  • Feed and water management including allocation of feed deliveries.

  • Liaised with contractors, suppliers and the planning team for chick placement and bird depopulation.

  • Ensure excellent production performance and tasks are completed to a high standard.

  • Ventilation and lighting management.

  • Vaccination of the birds.

  • Identify system faults and areas that need improvement.

  • Minor maintenance across the farm.

  • Carry out tasks including record keeping for Red Tractor Assurance Standards.

  • Oversee birds leaving the farm at depopulation and depletion.

  • Carry out site management duties when required.

  • Attend poultry events and meetings to advance career progression and your poultry industry knowledge.

Ideal Person Skills & Qualifications:
You will have / be…

  • A proven track record in excellent broiler production performance.

  • A practical and positive can-do attitude.

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.

  • Use your own initiative to maintain and improve the farm.

  • Self-motivated.

  • Excellent computer literacy and maths skills.

  • A hands-on approach to maintenance.

  • Progressive, forward thinking and a proactive mindset.

  • Enthusiastic and caring attitude towards animals.

  • A valid UK driving license.

  • NVQ Level 3 in Poultry Production.

How to apply: Please click on the apply now button.

The Industry (Key Words): Poultry jobs, chick farms, chicken farms, broiler farms, poultry farm manager jobs, poultry farming jobs, poultry farmer jobs.

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