Herd Manager

Location Reading
Discipline: Farming, Food & Fresh Produce
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££37,000 plus accommodation, reviewed after 6 months
Contact name: Angus Hodge

Contact email: angus@brocaslands.com
Job ref: 15377LP
Published: 10 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

RD Hodge & Son - Reading, Berkshire

We are looking for a Herd Manager to be responsible for a herd of 200 dairy cows averaging 10,000 Litres, supplying milk to M&S. Cows are milked through a direct to line 20 /20 parlour with ADF. All cows bedded on sand cubicles and fed a TMR.

You will be leading a three man team, with particular attention to be paid to reduced antibiotic use and improved locomotion in the herd. 

A three- bedroom semi detached house, 100m from the farm, is supplied with the job. Council Tax is paid, with 28 days holiday a year with 2.5 days off every other week, but we can be flexible on this.

We are located 6 miles from Junction 12 of the M4, 1 mile from nearest train station and 2.5 miles from nearest secondary school.

Salary; £37,000, with a review after 6 months.

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***Overseas applicants - please note that this job is NOT sponsored, so please do not apply unless you have the legal right to live and work in the UK***