Herdsman - Dairy Farmer - Ireland

Location Cork
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Pet, Vet & Animal Health
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££30000 - £35000 per annum + + House / Accomodation
Contact name: Maria Ledbury

Contact email: Maria@agriFJ.co.uk
Job ref: 14982 ML_1635419378
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

The Company: My clients are an extremely well-established Dairy Farm. On site they have towards 1,000 Cows. The Farm Unit is divided into two - with the central Milking Unit and then the Smaller Calf Rearing Unit.

They pride themselves on their fantastic heritage - They are extremely passionate within Dairy Farming and offer an incredibly pleasant working atmosphere.

The Job Role Overview:

An exciting opportunity, due to company growth, has arisen at my client's organisation for a hardworking and enthusiastic individual, with a strong work ethic - to join as a Herdsman - Dairy Farm Worker.

As a Herdsman you will be responsible for every aspect of the day to day running of their Dairy Farm, carrying out a variety of roles from Milking and Caring for the Cows and calves, to working in the Milking Parlour.

Seeking a passionate team member, keen to grow, learn and develop a long-lasting career. You will be given many opportunities to take your own initiative and responsibility. A Fantastic career opportunity as well as Lifestyle opportunity.


  • Day to day work on the Dairy Farm
  • Provide great daily Herdsman skills - responsible for the cows.
  • Daily Milking of the cows.
  • Cow Display - Prepare for Vets visits & General Check-ups.
  • Calf Rearing
  • Dry off the Calves.
  • Looking after the Cows correctly.
  • Looking after the Milking Parlour.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills.
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Keep accurate records.
  • Plan, schedule, and review workload.
  • Manage the stock control, as well as stores.
  • Confirm that health and safety regulations are being followed.
  • Good attitude to Health of the Cows.

Personal specification:

  • Previous Dairy Farm experience and Dairy Farm working knowledge.
  • Previous Herdsman experience.
  • Practical and hands-on.
  • Quality Stocksman.
  • Highly organised.
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • To be enthusiastic and driven to learn, grow and develop.
  • Passionate about Cow Health and General Care.
  • Ideal: A.I Bull experience (Artificial insemination experience).
  • Ideal: Breeding/ Husbandry experience.

Salary package

£30- £35K DOE- Plus Accommodation

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