Herdsperson – Cheshire – Competitive Salary + Accommodation – 12975 EA

Herdsperson – Cheshire – Competitive Salary + Accommodation – 12975 EA

The Role:

My client are seeking an enthusiastic person to manage our herd of 80 pedigree Holstein cows plus followers, based in Cheshire. They currently run two Lely robots so require someone with a good knowledge of milking machinery.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Routine feeding, scraping out, bedding.
  • Monitoring yield – 10,000 l/cow.
  • Animal husbandry.
  • Monitoring livestock.
  • Fertility control, including AI and implementing fertility programme.
  • Tractor work.
  • Compliance.
  • Ensure that farm activities comply with government regulations.
  • Apply health and safety standards across the farm.
  • Tesco correspondence (QVIS / Milkminder).
  • Document results for analysis.
  • Provide monthly information for management reporting.
  • Management.
  • Plan finances and production to maintain farm progress against budget parameters.
  • Plan around external factors, e.g. weather.
  • Plan activities for trainee staff, mentoring and monitoring them.
  • Planning work schedules.
  • Meeting with professional advisors.
  • Planning vet visits.
  • School visits.

The Candidate:

  • Artificial insemination experience.
  • Foot trimming experience.
  • Tractor driving.
  • Commitment to animal welfare.
  • IT skills.

The Package:

  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Accommodation available.
  • Further training will be provided, my client are committed to offer you the opportunity to progress further with your knowledge.
  • A highly rewarding position, giving you the opportunity to work within a committed team.

Please send your CV to Emma@agriFJ.co.uk if you are interested and you will be contacted if you are a suitable match. For more information please call 01527 878 550.

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