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Position

Location

Reference

Cow Numbers

Herdspeson

Lancashire

ILweb846

150

Herdsperson

Somerset

SOweb845

150

Senior Herdsperson

Wilts/Dorset Border

TJweb844

400

Herdsperson

Wiltshire

TJweb843

750

Hampshire

Skilled Arable Operator

AGweb842

Herdsperson

Haverfordwest, Pembs

HHweb841

300

Herdsperson

Devon

HHweb840

300

HHweb839

Shepton Mallet

HHweb839

180

Herdsperson

Chirk, Nr Wrexham

BFweb838

170

Assistant Herdsperson

South Glos

TJweb837

300

Herdsperson

Retford, Notts

BFweb836

240

Herdsperson

Stalbridge, North Dorset

SOweb835

190

Assistant Herdsperson

Herefordshire

RSweb834

700

Senior Herdsperson

Steyning, West Sussex

JPweb833

400

Assistant Herdsperson

Haverfordwest, Pembs

SOweb831

400

Herd Manager

Steyning, West Sussex

JPweb830

400

Tractor Driver

Hampshire

JPweb829

500

Assistant Herdsperson

Gloucestershire

AGweb828

420

Herdsperson

Isle of Gigha, Scotland

HWweb826

100

Assistant Herdsperson

Warwickshire

BFweb824

170

Herd Manager

Wiltshire

HHweb820

330

Herdsperson

East Devon

HHweb819

500

Herdsman

North Cornwall

HHweb817

260

Herd Manager

Somerset

SOweb816

1300

Herdsperson

Oxfordshire

BFweb815

400

Herdsperson

Shrewsbury, Shropshire

BFweb812

180

Assistant Herdsperson

Honiton, Devon

HHweb811

500

Herdsperson

Scottish Borders

ILweb808

200

Assistant Herdsperson

Blandford, Dorset

SOweb799

320

Herd staff required

Scottish Borders

ILweb797

Heading towards 700 cows

Herdsperson

North Shropshire

BFweb790

220

Herdsperson

Cheshire

RSweb787

1,100

Graduate Position for Assistant Manager

RSweb786

Herdsperson

Appleby, Cumbria

ILweb782

350

Trainee Herd Managers

South West

HHweb781

Dairy Farming Apprenticeships "Learn as you earn!"

Nationwide

JPweb779

Herdsperson

Cumbria

ILweb773

240

Farm Foreman

Budleigh Salterton, Devon

HHweb755

Herdsperson

Oxfordshire

BFweb747

200

Looking for variety? General Farm Worker

Cumbria

ILweb735

Assistant Herdsperson

Scottish Border

ILweb722

200

Experienced Assistant Herdsperson

Penrith, Cumbria

ILweb719

300

Senior Herdsperson

Lancashire

ILweb708

350 cows

Head Herdsperson

Lancashire

ILweb682

330

Pig Stockperson

Lancashire

ILweb678

350

Head Herdsperson/Manager

Central Scotland

ILweb673

500

Relief Herdspersons

Nationwide

AE

Commodity Traders

Wiltshire

Countrywide

Dairy Management Academy Herd Managers of the future required.

Now recruiting for the third intake, places available Scotland and SW England. Excellent Farms - Excellent Job - Excellent Training.

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HAVE YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A DAIRY MANAGER OF THE FUTURE?

Position:

Herdspeson

Location:

Lancashire 

Reference:

ILweb846 

Cow Numbers:

150

A rare opportunity has arisen to join the team at a respected and progressive mixed farm on the Fylde coast, close to Blackpool, Preston and the motorway network. This position offers true variety as the farm comprises of a dairy herd milking around 150 cows, calving A.Y.R, beef stock, sheep flock, poultry unit and arable acreage. General stock husbandry, day to day care of the herd and milking will be the focus of the role but with occasional involvement in the other enterprises. You will have proven experience on farm, an excellent work manner and be a good team player. High levels of stockmanship and attention to detail are a must as is a keen interest in the youngstock. The ability to A.I would be an advantage as would experience in foot trimming. In return we offer a competitive salary, regular time off and increasing levels of responsibility as you prove yourself. Accommodation options may be available to the successful candidate.


Contact:

For an informal discussion please contact Ian Lindsay on 07802 596869


Download an application form HERE


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Position:

Herdsperson

Location:

Somerset 

Reference:

SOweb845 

Cow Numbers:

150

We have a contract vacancy for a herdsperson to take day-to-day control of 150 pedigree 9,000 ltr plus H/F cows in South Somerset. The cows are TMR fed with grass and maize silage in winter and grazed in summer. Feeding and bedding are undertaken by the farmer allowing the herdsperson to concentrate on the cows, that are housed in sawdust cubicles during winter, and milked through a 14 x 14 De Laval herringbone parlour with ACR's and in parlour feeders. An expansion is planned with yields to 10,000 ltrs and cow numbers to increase to 200. We seek someone who can demonstrate excellence in a similar role. An excellent package is on offer for the right candidate to include generous salary, regular time off and a first class house free from rent rates and council tax.


Contact:

For an informal discussion, please ring Steve Owens 07981771320


Download an application form HERE


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Position:

Senior Herdsperson

Location:

Wilts/Dorset Border 

Reference:

TJweb844 

Cow Numbers:

400

We have a new contract vacancy for an experienced herdsperson to take an active role in the day to day running of this high yielding herd. It is an NMR recorded 10000ltr herd that calve all year round and are milked x3 through a 40/40 DeLaval H/B parlour with ACR's, automated clusterflush system and dumpline - a dedicated team of night milkers are well established. Grass, maize and wholecrop silage are fed as part of a complete TMR and the cows are housed in cubicles bedded on green bedding (fresh calved cows on sand). The unit benefits from Interherd computer records and a range of modern buildings and handling facilities. RMS breeding service is backed up with regular vet visits and a foot trimmer visits on a weekly basis. Along with a generous package there is also a fully refurbished 3 bedroom semi-detached house complete with D/G, C/H and a large garden is available on the farm and will be free from rent, water rates and council tax.


The Farm:

Church Farm extends to 245ha and supports a H/F herd of 400 cows currently yielding in excess of 10000ltrs. The freshly calved cows are housed on sand bedded cubicles whilst the main herd are bedded on green bedding and are milked 3x using a dedicated team of night milkers. The herd is managed by the farmer who is very forward thinking and does all the TMR feeding but needs someone to deal with the day to day issues of running the unit. All replacements are reared on the farm.


  • All year round calving and yields over 10000ltrs
  • Auto ID and auto shed gate
  • 40/40 DeLaval HB parlour with milk meters
  • ACR's, dumpline, cluster flush
  • Green beding cubicle housing & Complete TMR feeding
  • NMR recorded and Interherd record

The Job:

  • To take responsibility for the day to day management of the dairy unit.
  • To take responsibility for the welfare and management of both the milking herd and the young / dry stock.
  • To ensure all stock are cared for to the highest standards of husbandry in accordance with the Herd Health Policy.
  • To be responsible for the monitoring and control of lameness / routine foot trimming, heat detection and calving etc.
  • To ensure the cows are milked in accordance with farm policy including frequency and cell count / bactoscan management.
  • To maintain all statutory and managerial records.
  • Youngstock and general stock work.

Accommodation:

A fully refurbished 3 bed semi- detached cottage with large garden, c/h and d/g is available on farm and will be free from rent, rates and council tax.


Remuneration:

An excellent package is on offer for the right candidate to include generous salary, regular time off and good relief.


Contact:

For an informal discussion please contact Trevor Jolley on 07766 912481


Download an application form HERE


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Position:

Herdsperson

Location:

Wiltshire 

Reference:

TJweb843 

Cow Numbers:

750

We have an exciting new contract vacancy for a self-motivated and experienced herdsperson to join a small and dedicated team producing milk to the highest standards from this twin block calving herd of bred cows. We can offer excellent facilities in this recently built unit which provides superb working conditions and includes:


  • Strict autumn and spring calving blocks
  • Yields of 6500ltrs - half from forage
  • 70 point Milfoss external rotary
  • ACR's, dumpline and Backing Gate
  • Auto ID, auto in parlour feeding and shedding gate
  • Envirobed on mattress cubicle housin

If you have the ability and willingness to accept a high level of responsibility and be involved with the day to day management of the whole herd together with taking an active role in the forward planning we can offer an exceptional package - regular and reliable relief, a salary to reflect the importance of the position and a 3 bed semi-detached house with D/G and C/H free from rent, rates and council tax.


The Farm:

Nunton Farm is home to 750 xbred cows that are currently yielding 6500ltrs from an extensively grazed system. The grazing platform extends to 165ha and forage conservation is based on grass and maize silage. Herd replacements will be all home reared. Significant recent investment has allowed for this modern unit to be developed providing superb facilities including:


  • Strict autumn (350) and spring (400) calving blocks
  • Yields of 6500ltrs - half from forage
  • 70 point Milfoss rotary parlour
  • ACR's, dumpline and Backing Gate
  • Auto ID, auto in parlour feeding and shedding gate
  • Envirobed bedded cubicle housing
  • Excellent track network and good water provisio

The Job:

  • To be involved with the day to day management of the dairy unit.
  • To be involved with the welfare and management of both the milking herd and the young / dry stock.
  • To ensure all stock are cared for to the highest standards of husbandry in accordance with the Herd Health Policy.
  • To be responsible for the monitoring and control of lameness / routine foot trimming, heat detection and calving etc.
  • To be involved with maintaining the strict block calving pattern
  • To ensure the cows are milked in accordance with farm policy including frequency and cell count / bactoscan management.
  • To maintain all statutory and managerial records on the farm computer.
  • Youngstock and general stock work

Accommodation:

A very nice 3 bedroom semi-detached house in a village location complete with C/H and D/G is available and will be free from rent, rates and council tax. It is a mile from the unit however transport is provided.


Remuneration:

An excellent package is on offer for the right candidate to include generous salary, 11 day fortnight and good relief.


Contact:

For an informal discussion please contact Trevor Jolley on 07766 912481


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Position:

Hampshire

Location:

Skilled Arable Operator 

Reference:

AGweb842 

Cow Numbers:


Our clients farm a 5000 acre Dairy/Arable enterprise situated to the east of Winchester growing a range of combinable crops. A position has arisen for a skilled conscientious operator to join the arable team operating mainly Fendt Tractors and Massey Ferguson Combines. You will have had a minimum of 5 years' experience within a large arable operation and be up to date with all latest arable techniques, this together with excellent tractor driving skills, a mechanical aptitude plus Pa1, Pa2 and Telescopic Handler certificates, you will also be able to demonstrate the drive and enthusiasm to help make this enterprise a successful operation. Our clients offer, excellent working conditions, modern equipment together with an attractive remuneration package to include a good 3 bedroom semi -detached house which benefits from D/G, C/H and an enclosed garden.


Contact:

For more information contact Andrew Gassor on 07778634429


Download an application form HERE


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Position:

Herdsperson

Location:

Haverfordwest, Pembs 

Reference:

HHweb841 

Cow Numbers:

300

We have a new contract vacancy for a Herdsperson to compliment a family managed dairy farm in West Wales. This all grass farm runs to 320 acres with 300 pedigree Holstein cows yielding above 9,000 litres on 2x milking through an excellent new De-Laval 32 x 32 herringbone parlour with ACR's, feeders, auto ID, auto foot-bath and sort-gate. Cows are housed in modern cubicles with enviro-bed and mattresses. This is a new modern set-up that utilises Alta AI technician services with Ice Robotic pedometers to maintain a strict autumn calving pattern that requires all cows to be pregnant before spring turnout. Out of parlour feeders are used alongside a semi-TMR and conventional grazing system. A contract foot trimmer is used on a routine basis, and the appointed person will be required to do all the milking's with the help of an assistant who will also scrape and clean up, and be able to be left alone in the owner's absence and maintain the high standards required. A caravan on farm or house off farm is available with a competitive package, offered to the successful candidate.


Contact:

For an informal discussion please call Steve Owens 07981 771320


Download an application form HERE


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Position:

Herdsperson

Location:

Devon 

Reference:

HHweb840 

Cow Numbers:

300

Following our herdsman's move to a herd manager's position, we have a contract vacancy for an experienced herdsperson to take on the responsibility for part of the daily routine on a progressive 300 cow commercial herd. This NMR recorded herd calves all year round, is milked 3X, is TMR fed and is currently yielding in excess of 10,000 ltrs. Cows are housed in sawdust bedded cubicles with mattresses, Milking is through a recently updated 18/18 Westphalia DTL parlour with ACR's and a backing gate and Genus RMS are responsible for breeding cows. This position will require a self-motivated herdsperson able to demonstrate attention to detail, the ability to motivate and direct assistant and relief staff and have a proven record of hygienic milk production. A 3-bedroom c/h cottage is available, on the unit free, from rent and council tax together with in-house relief.


Contact:

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact Henry Hare on 07531 335294


Download an application form HERE


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Position:

HHweb839

Location:

Shepton Mallet 

Reference:

HHweb839 

Cow Numbers:

180

We have an exciting contract vacancy for an experienced and dedicated grazing enthusiast to take on the care of an expanding herd near Shepton Mallet in Somerset. The herd, which is one of two under the same management, is spring calving and currently numbers 180 cows which will increase towards 250 in the next 12 months. A brand new 24:48 Millfoss parlour is currently under construction and should be complete before the new herdsperson is in place. Cows are housed for a short time in the winter in auto scraped cubicles with loose housing for calving. Youngstock are removed to a separate unit where they are reared by other farm staff. Milk from grazed grass is the primary focus of the unit with a grazing platform, within a ring fence, of around 150 Ha. The role will be to take day-to-day control of the herd, being responsible for milking, calving, breeding, foot care and general herd health as well as record keeping. We would also like someone with an interest in the grazing who would like to become involved in measuring grass and managing the grazing wedge. In return we offer a generous salary, regular time off (outside relief) and a very pleasant 3 bedroom house near the farm free from rent and council tax. This is an excellent opportunity that I would urge all grazing enthusiasts looking for a new challenge to apply for.


Contact:

For an informal discussion please call Henry Hare on 07531 335294


Download an application form HERE


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Position:

Herdsperson

Location:

Chirk, Nr Wrexham 

Reference:

BFweb838 

Cow Numbers:

170

We require a skilled and experienced herdsperson to carry out the day-day running of a herd on a traditional dairy farm near Wrexham. Key responsibilities will include milking the high yielding herd, foot trimming, AI, herd health & fertility and record keeping. The successful candidate must have a proven track record in all these areas. In return we offer a competitive salary with bonus schemes, 2 bedroom accommodation with garden, all within easy walking distance of the farm, free from rent and council tax and the opportunity to be a key part in a successful and progressive business.


The Farm:

Is a mixed dairy and sheep holding. Calving takes place all year round with calves reared to approximately 6 weeks and sold locally. Heifer calves are kept and reared as replacements. There are currently 170 milking cows, which is a young herd with a number of heifers due to come into the herd. There is a good 10:10 parlour and with good handling facilities and cubicle sheds. Silage and maize is grown which is feed through the winter and as buffer feed during the summer.


Key farm facts are as follows:


10:10 parlour


ACRs


AYR calving


Cubicles fitted with mats Good handling facilities Crush & race


Modern machinery


1000 ewes


The successful candidate will work alongside the herd owners and relief staff. The Herd - This is an excellent herd of Holstein cows. Bactoscan is currently less than 20 and SCC is less than 125. Calving is currently all year around.


Feet & Fertility - Routine foot trimming is dealt with in-house with a bi-weekly visits from a foot trimmer. Fertility is managed in house.


Nutrition - Cows are housed in the winter and fed grass and maize silage.


The Job:

A competent herdsperson is required to assist the owners and current relief staff with the running of the farm. Main tasks are as follows: Milking Foot trimming (not essential) Help manage herd health and fertility Scraping De-horning Calf rearing General stock husbandry tasks General farm work Vet & Med record keeping Field work


A.I


You need to be a very good all round stockperson who is willing to carry out a number of different tasks. The person must have excellent communication and be willing to be part of highly motivated team. The person must also be confident of working on theirown.


From time to time and at lambing time there may be a requirement to help with the sheep side of the business.


Remuneration:

In return for your efforts we offer a highly competitive salary with bonus schemes, regular time off and a lovely two bedroom house within walking distance of the farm.


Contact:

For an informal discussion please contact Ben Furnival on 07551 123045


Download an application form HERE


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Position:

Assistant Herdsperson

Location:

South Glos 

Reference:

TJweb837 

Cow Numbers:

300

We have a new contract vacancy for an assistant herdsperson to join a small, but dedicated, team producing milk to the highest standards supplying a premium milk contract. We can offer excellent facilities which provide superb working conditions and include:


  • All year round calving
  • Yields in excess of 10000ltrs
  • 28/28 Westfalia rapid exit parlour
  • ACR's, milk meters, dumpline
  • Cubicle housing on sand, TMR
  • Milk recording and Interher

The ideal candidate must be confident with all aspects of milking and yard work - not necessarily TMR feeding and possess a high level of practical ability. We can offer a modern well equipped mobile home with d/g and c/h on the unit free from rent, rates and council tax, regular time off, and a competitive salary.


The Farm:

Barley Close Farm is a family owned and run farm dairy farm. It carries 300 well bred commercial cows currently yielding in excess of 10000ltrs on 2x milking system. The total TMR is based around home grown forages of grass, maize and wholecrop and combined with blends and straights. The farm benefits from good facilities and a recently completed new cubicle shed with wide passage widths and deep sand cubicles creates superb cow housing.


  • 2 man 28/28 Westfalia Rapid Exit parlour
  • ACRs, milk meters and backing gate
  • New deep sand bedded cubicles
  • Loose housing and separate youngstock housing
  • Complete TMR feedin

The Job:

  • To assist with the day to day running of the dairy unit
  • To assist with the welfare and management of both the milking herd and dry stock.
  • To ensure all stock are cared for to the highest standards of husbandry in accordance with the Herd Health Policy
  • To assist with the control of lameness / routine foot trimming, heat detection and calving etc.
  • To ensure the cows are milked in accordance with farm policy including frequency and cell count / bactoscan management.
  • Record keeping

Accommodation:

A modern and recently sited mobile home is available on site and will be complete with d/g and central heating and will be free from rent, rates and council tax.


Remuneration:

An excellent package is on offer for the right candidate to include generous salary and regular time off (in house relief).


Contact:

For an informal discussion please contact Trevor Jolley on 07766 912481


Download an application form HERE


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Position:

Herdsperson

Location:

Retford, Notts 

Reference:

BFweb836 

Cow Numbers:

240

A vacancy has arisen for a conscientious and keen individual to join the team on a 300 cow dairy unit near Retford in Notts. The mixed farm comprises of traditional and modern buildings all well laid out with good handling facilities around the dairy unit. A brand new cow shed housing 240 has recently been completed. Cows are currently milked through a 20/20 Fullwood low jar parlour with ACR's, large collecting yard and A.I/vet facilities close to hand. Cows are fed a TMR diet. The role would involve assisting with the day to day running of the herd along with more experienced staff. A 3 bedroom house is available on farm, free from rent and council tax and we offer a competitive salary and bonus schemes with regular time off.


The Farm:

A mixed 800 acre farm comprising of Dairy, Beef and Arable operations enjoying a range of modern and traditional buildings all well laid out with the dairy unit central. The 220 cows are split into high and low yielding groups, fed a true TMR of grass silage, maize and home grown/bought in feeds and are loose housed on straw yards, the main focus at present is improving cow health.


The parlour consists of a 20/20 fulwood low jar unit with ACR's and good handling facilities and dairy office close to hand.


A range of modern machinery is on hand to aid in the day to day tasks.


The Job:

To assist the hands on owners and work alongside the current team in the usual day to day operation of a modern dairy farm, undertake milkings, some feeding, general husbandry tasks and day to day record keeping. You must be competent in operation of machinery such as diet feeders, straw choppers and telescopic handlers. The ability to spot and deal with problems, a willingness to take on more responsibility as you prove yourself and a conscientious attitude are a must.


Accommodation:

A 3 bedroom cottage is available on farm free from rent and council tax


Remuneration:

Competitive salary with regular time off, various bonus schemes and free accommodation.


Contact:

For an informal discussion please contact Ben Furnival on 07551 123045


Download an application form HERE


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Position:

Herdsperson

Location:

Stalbridge, North Dorset 

Reference:

SOweb835 

Cow Numbers:

190

We have a new contract vacancy for a competent Herdsperson to take on the milking of 190 AYR Calving crossbred cows yielding just under 8,000 litres on a grass based system, with 420 acres. The herd is milked in a Fullwood 20 x 20 herringbone parlour with ACR'S, Happy-milk meters, feeders, and back flush. Cattle housing consists of cubicles bedded with straw, and a simple feeding system of 100% grass and grass silage with a blend fed separately. The appointed person will have to be fanatically clean to supply milk to Waitrose, be able to trim feet, spot bulling cows, rear all the calves and scrape up. This is a 5 day week contract with accommodation off the farm being a small 3 bedroom house to go along with a competitive salary.


Contact:

For an informal discussion please call Steve Owens 07981 771320


Download an application form HERE


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Position:

Assistant Herdsperson

Location:

Herefordshire 

Reference:

RSweb834 

Cow Numbers:

700

We require an experienced and enthusiastic assistant herdsperson to work alongside the existing herd manager and team on a successful and expanding dairy business near Bromyard in Herefordshire. The farm has made significant investment over the past few years resulting in outstanding facilities and working environment for both staff and cow and now require an assistant herdsperson to work within the team and help progress the business further. New cow housing and a new 50 point rotary parlour with all labour saving devices have recently been installed to milk the flying herd of 700 cows which are milked 3 times a day and housed all year round.


The successful candidate will need to be a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual who has extremely high standards with a particular eye for attention to detail and be able to think for themselves. Someone who is a good decision maker and willing to be dedicated to animal health and welfare as well as a good communicator with other staff are essential qualities for this role.


In return for your efforts we offer a highly competitive salary with bonus schemes, regular time off and a 2 bed centrally heated flat in a nearby town <2 miles from the farm free from rent and council tax.


The Farm:

The modern and progressive farm currently consists of a flying herd of 700 cows which are milked 3 times a day.


The farm has made significant investment over the past few years resulting in excellent facilities and working environment for both staff and cow. Key farm facts are as follows:


  • Recently GEA Westphalia 50 point rotary parlou
  • o ACRs


    o Milk meters


    o ADF


    o Auto ID


    o Auto shedding gate


    o Touch-screen computer


    o Activity / Conductivity Meters


    o Backing gate


    o Flood wash


    • AYR calvin
    • Excellent cow housin
    • Cubicles fitted with mattresses - bedded with saw-dust and lim
    • Excellent handling facilitie
    • Automatic scraper
    • Auto foot bat
    • Foot trimming crus

    The Herd


    The flying herd currently consists of 700 mainly 'Holstein type' cows which are housed all year, milked 3 times a day and are currently yielding around 11,000 litres.


    Calving takes place all year round and all replacements are bought in as and when required.All cows are served to British Blue and the calves are sold locally.


    Current milk quality is as follows:


    • 100 Cell coun
    • 10 Bactosca

    Milk is sold to Dairy Crest on a liquid contract.


    Feet & Fertility


    Prevention rather than cure is very much the preferred method with regular foot trimming and foot bathing taking place on all the cows. An external foot trimmer comes in every 2 - 3 weeks, with all reactive cases being treated in-house.


    Fertility is very good on the farm with a calving index of approximately 390 days. All cows are fitted with pedometers to monitor activity and regular bulling and fertility checks are also carried out. All AI is carried out in-house.


    The Job:

    Staffing


    As well as the owner who manages the business, there are also 7 other full-time staff on the farm which include a Herd Manager, Herdsmen, milk harvesting team and tractor drivers.


    Nutrition


    Cows are housed all year round and fed the following TMR all year:


    • Grass silag
    • Maize silag
    • Wholecro
    • Sugar bee
    • Trafford Gol
    • Blen
    • Vits & Min

    Nutritional advice is carried out by an external nutritionist.


    The Role


    An enthusiastic individual is required to work with the existing team and share responsibility for the management of the herd.


    Main tasks are as follows:


    • Milkin
    • Calvin
    • Help manage herd health and fertilit
    • Calf managemen
    • General stock husbandry task
    • Record keepin

    Remuneration:

    In return for your efforts we offer a highly competitive salary with bonus schemes, regular time off and accommodation free from rent and council tax.The accommodation available is a lovely flat in nearby Bromyard which is <2 miles from the farm and situated close to all amenities with the following features:


    • 2 bedroom
    • Central heating

    Contact:

    For an informal conversation, please ring Rob Stephenson on 07557 920255


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Senior Herdsperson

    Location:

    Steyning, West Sussex 

    Reference:

    JPweb833 

    Cow Numbers:

    400

    We have a contract vacancy for a herdsman with a proven track record of herdcare and stockmanship looking to build their experience levels as they progress towards large herd management.


    Working on a unit where the highest standards are catered for with a fully computerised 32 point rotary parlour incorporating "Heat Time", auto ID and shedding, slatted cubicle housing and rubber matted feed area within an umbrella style building. This position will suit an ambitious herdsperson, driven by performance and welfare looking to join a strong settled team who are responsible for the day to day management, including AI and foot care, of the herd of approximately 400 Pedigree Holstein/Friesian cows. Yields are in the region of 11,000 litres per cow, the herd is calving mainly late summer/winter, milked 3X a day and TMR fed.The successful applicant will be offered a 3 bed cottage on the farm, close to a full range of amenities in a very picturesque part of the county, along with an excellent pay and time off package.


    The Farm:

    This farm is 1400 acres in total, with arable, grass and maize. This is a family owned business, with the owner and his wife taking an active role in the running of the farm.


    This is a fantastic umbrella unit, based around a Westfalia 32 point rotary parlour with auto ID shedding, and "Heat Time". There are excellent handling facilities, the housing is either new or recently refurbished mattress cubicles with feed passages, all with slatted passage ways over slurry storage, there is rubber matting throughout the parlour, races, part collecting yard and main feed passage


    The Job:

    Calving takes place between August and April; this is a very well looked after 400 cow herd, with yields in excess of 11,000 litres. The cows are the highest pedigree Holsteins with top classifications. The cows are fed a true T.M.R diet; the ration is maize, grass, and lucerne silage based, with additional straights. The owners while pleased with current performance are ambitious to continue the improvements made by the current team.


    Accommodation:

    There is a well kept centrally heated 3 bedroom house on the farm grounds.


    Remuneration:

    Subject to negotiation


    Contact:

    If you seek an environment which also provides support, training and career recognition, please contact James Picot on 07802 596633 or the LKL office on 01722 323546 for further details of this vacancy


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    Position:

    Assistant Herdsperson

    Location:

    Haverfordwest, Pembs 

    Reference:

    SOweb831 

    Cow Numbers:

    400

    We have a new contract vacancy for an assistant Herdsperson to join a team milking 400 Holstein cows yielding 10,000 litres plus, part of a large farming estate milking 800 cows in Pembroke and arable operations in Suffolk. This herd is milked twice per day in a 40 point rotary with acr's. Housed in a mattress bedded cubicle shed with slatted floors, producing high quality milk for a cheese contract. The appointed person will be required to assist milking's, feed calves and young stock have an ability to use Inter-herd, understand the pedometer system, and preferably be able to AI and trim feet. Accommodation on the farm is a good 3 bedroom house to go along with a competitive salary.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please call Steve Owens 07981 771320


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Herd Manager

    Location:

    Steyning, West Sussex 

    Reference:

    JPweb830 

    Cow Numbers:

    400

    We have a first class opportunity for a herd manager with a proven track record of management, herd care and stockmanship. The role will suit existing hands on herd managers or those looking to step up into large herd management.


    The foundation of the role is taking responsibility on a unit where the highest standards are catered for with a fully computerised 32 point rotary parlour incorporating "Heat Time", auto ID and shedding, modern cubicle housing and rubber matted feed area within an umbrella style building.


    This position will suit a team leader, driven by performance and welfare looking to join a strong settled team who are responsible for the management, including AI and foot care, of the herd of approximately 400 Pedigree Holstein/Friesian cows. Yields are in the region of 11,000 litres per cow, the herd is calving mainly late summer/winter, milked 3X a day and TMR fed.


    The successful applicant will be offered a really first class large 3 bed bungalow in a superb location on the farm, close to a full range of amenities in a very picturesque part of the county, along with an excellent pay and time off package.


    The Farm:

    This farm is 1400 acres in total, with arable, grass and maize. This is a family owned business, with the owner and his wife taking an active role in the running of the farm.


    THE UNIT- This is a fantastic umbrella unit, based around a Westphalia 32 point rotary parlour with auto ID shedding, and "Heat Time". There are excellent handling facilities, the housing is either new or recently refurbished mattress cubicles with feed passages, all with slatted passage ways over slurry storage, there is rubber matting throughout the parlour, races, part collecting yard and main feed passage.


    THE DAIRY HERD - Calving takes place between August and April; this is a very well looked after 400 cow herd, with yields in excess of 11,000 litres. The cows are the highest pedigree Holsteins with top classifications. The cows are fed a true T.M.R diet; the ration is maize, grass, and Lucerne silage based, with additional straights. The herd has been finalists in the Gold Cup twice in recent years. The owners while pleased with current performance are ambitious to continue the improvements made by the current team.


    Accommodation:

    There is a first class large 3 bed bungalow in a superb location looking onto the Southdowns on the farm, near the unit.


    Remuneration:

    Subject to negotiation with 80 days off per contract year.


    Contact:

    If you seek an environment which also provides support, training and career recognition, please contact James Picot on 07802 596633 or the LKL office on 01722 323546 for further details of this vacancy


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Tractor Driver

    Location:

    Hampshire 

    Reference:

    JPweb829 

    Cow Numbers:

    500

    We require a tractor driver on a 500 cow farm in Hampshire, who has the experience and initiative and the drive to work on their own. All main tractor driving duties will be undertaken including irrigation of grassland and relief milking cover for the dairy team. An excellent 3-bedroom house, on the edge of Alton, is on offer with this position and has a garage, gardens and council tax paid.


    The Job:

    We need an experienced tractor driver to undertake work on a 500 cow dairy unit. The successful candidate will undertake fertilizing, spraying, spot spraying, ploughing, direct drilling with a Moore drill, slitting, hedge cutting, loader work, forage box feeding, straw and silage cart, chainsaw work, topping, mowing, fencing, irrigation of grassland and stock work. There is an excellent range of large, modern machinery with the main tractor being a new JD6620.


    The candidate will have PA1 and PA2 and an ability to service tractors and machinery would be an advantage as would a chainsaw certificate or willingness to undertake the training.


    We need a flexible person who can work under their own initiative alongside a team of four who undertake the milking. The person must be flexible to join in with relief milking to cover holidays and emergencies.


    Accommodation:

    There will be 85-days off per annum and an excellent 3-bedroom house is on offer; council tax paid by the farm. It has double-glazing, oil central heating, a utility room, integral garage and a new kitchen installed 18 months ago (No 2 Will Hall Farm Cottage, Alton, GU34 1QL). There are lovely gardens front and back and views over open fields. The house is on the edge of Alton with very good schools and facilities within walking distance. The farm provides a car as the dairy is 15 miles from the house at Manor Farm, Exton, SO32 3NU.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact James Picot on 07802 596633


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    Position:

    Assistant Herdsperson

    Location:

    Gloucestershire 

    Reference:

    AGweb828 

    Cow Numbers:

    420

    An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Herdsperson to join the team milking 420 high yielding Fr/Hol cows on a modern unit situated some 5 miles south of Gloucester. The cows calving all year are milked 3x daily (separate night team) on a De Laval 50 point rotary parlour, TMR fed and Cubicle housed within in a modern complex built some seven years ago on a green field site. The person required will have had at least two years previous experience of milking cows and ideally be AI trained and have proven foot trimming skills, although further training in these areas can be provided. We offer excellent working conditions, together with regular time off and a good remuneration package. A 3 bedroom detached house available free of rent, rates and Council Tax, in a village setting approximately one mile from the farm and close to all amenities including good schools.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Andrew Gassor on 07778 634429


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    Position:

    Herdsperson

    Location:

    Isle of Gigha, Scotland 

    Reference:

    HWweb826 

    Cow Numbers:

    100

    We have a contract vacancy for an experienced and dedicated herdsperson to join a tradition family dairy unit on the Isle of Gigha which is accessed by a 20 minute ferry ride from the main land. This is a stunning part of Scotland that is quiet in winter, but does have tourist trade in the summer. The farm is situated in a rural location and has a local primary school, shop, pub, hotel and church on the island. Two secondary schools are available on the mainland either Tarbet or Campbeltown. We can offer a very good package to include regular time off, salary commensurate with the position and accommodation nearby (rental property currently being sought). The dairy unit is traditional and not automated, it is simple and effective, feeding big bale silage and cake in the parlour. Ideally the candidate would be able to AI and foot trim but this is not essential. This position really is a life style move either for a family or individual looking to get away from the rat race. For more information on the island of Gigha check out: http://www.gigha.org.uk/gethere/index.php


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Heather Wildman on 07773 519995


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Assistant Herdsperson

    Location:

    Warwickshire 

    Reference:

    BFweb824 

    Cow Numbers:

    170

    We require an enthusiastic herdsperson to carry out day-day duties on a family run 170 cow unit near to Kings Norton approximately 8 miles from Birmingham. Key responsibilities will include; milking, heat detection, calf rearing to weaning, de-horning, general farm labour, herd health, fertility and record keeping. The successful candidate must be hard working and willing to learn, with good communication skills. Whilst experience would be beneficial, training and support will be provided. In return we offer a competitive salary with bonus schemes, accommodation on the farm and the opportunity to be a key part in a successful and progressive family business.


    The Farm:

    The main unit is a circa 250 acre holding with an additional 150 acre rearing unit nearby. Calving is currently all year round with high yielders kept indoors and fed a semi TMR diet, low yielders are turned out in the summer. There are currently 170 milking cows, which is a young herd with a number of heifers due to come in which will increase numbers. There is a modern 15:30 parlour with good handling facilities and excellent newly built cubicle sheds.


    The owners are currently erecting a further cubicle/straw yard shed.


    Key farm facts are as follows: 15:30 parlour


    ACRs, back flush, direct line


    AYR calving (Adapting to spring and autumn blocks)


    Cubicles fitted with mats Good handling facilities Crush & race


    Modern machinery with tele handler.


    Staffing: The successful candidate will work alongside the herd owner and relief staff.


    The Herd: This is an excellent herd of Hol X cows yielding approximately 9,500 litres. The herd is currently 170 although the owners are looking to expand to 210 cows in the next 12-24 months.


    Feet & Fertility:


    Routine foot trimming is dealt with in-house as is A.I.


    Nutrition


    High yielders are kept in all year and fed a semi TMR diet. Low yielders are out to grass in the summer.


    The Job:

    An enthusiastic individual is required to assist the owner and current relief staff with the running of the farm. Main tasks are as follows:


    • Milking
    • Help manage herd health and fertility Scraping
    • Calf rearing
    • General stock husbandry tasks
    • General farm work
    • Vet & Med record keeping
    • Field work

    The Person: You need to be an enthusiastic, trustworthy individual who is willing to learn. Experience or qualifications would be beneficial but not vital. The person must be an excellent communicator and be willing to be part of highly motivated team.


    Remuneration:

    In return for your efforts we offer a highly competitive salary with bonus schemes, regular time off and accommodation free from rent, rates and utility bills.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Ben Furnival on 07551 123045.


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Herd Manager

    Location:

    Wiltshire 

    Reference:

    HHweb820 

    Cow Numbers:

    330

    Due to our current herd manger returning to New Zealand, we have an exciting contract vacancy on a grazing farm near Warminster in Wiltshire, the unit being one of two run by the farmer on the same estate. The unit has the following features;


    • 330 Spring calved cow
    • 25:50 Waikato Parlour with simple feeders and Mount Pleasant backing gat
    • 120 Hectare grazing platfor
    • Excellent infrastructure of tracks and paddock
    • Covered handling facilitie
    • Cubicles with matresses (cows not currently outwintered
    • Easyfeed and self feed silage
    • Milk sold to Dairy Crest on a Sainsbury's contrac

    We require and grazing manager with current experience in a similar role to lead the two person team and be responsible for milking, calving, fertility management, grassland management, herd health and record keeping. Reporting to the owner, you will have a great deal of autonomy in the day-to-day running of the unit. You will be a tidy worker and be able to demonstrate past results. You will be encouraged to attend grazing discussion groups. In return we can offer a generous salary, which we envisage becoming performance related for the right person after the first full season, regular time off and a very nice three bedroom house a short distance from the unit free from rent, rates and council tax.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please call Henry Hare on 07531 335294


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Herdsperson

    Location:

    East Devon 

    Reference:

    HHweb819 

    Cow Numbers:

    500

    We require a herdsperson, looking to progress within the industry who can take on this position of working closely with the owners looking after 500 cows in East Devon. We seek someone with experience in milking foot trimming and AI who is willing to take an active part in the advancement of the herd and grow into the role of head herdsperson. This may suit someone looking to undertake the Dairy Management Academy.


    The farm is located in a stunning part of East Devon with easy access to the A30/A303. Cows are managed for yield being TMR fed and milked 3 times a day through a modern 24:48 Westphalia plant with auto ID and shedding, milk meters and ADF. Yields are approaching 10,000 litres, with cows bedded on cubicle mattresses with sawdust topping. The herd is pedigree and classified and are currently bred using Genus RMS.


    The role will centre round doing one of the daily milkings, fertility work and dealing with lame cows as well as calving and general herd health.


    This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop their large herd experience, in a position offering autonomy within a well-supported framework. In return you will be rewarded with a 285 day contract with regular time off, a salary reflecting the importance of the role, the chance to enrol on the Dairy Management Academy and a good 3 bedroom house within walking distance of the unit.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please call Henry Hare on 07531 335294


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Herdsman

    Location:

    North Cornwall 

    Reference:

    HHweb817 

    Cow Numbers:

    260

    We have a contract vacancy for an experienced and dedicated herdsperson to join the team caring for 260 cows in a stunning part of North Cornwall. The farm is situated in a rural location between Launceston and Bude, a short drive from the coast and easily accessible from the A30 dual carriageway which will get you to Exeter in under an hour. The herd is cubicle housed all year round and milked 3x daily through a 24:24 fullwood parlour. The successful candidate will be responsible for the morning and lunchtime milkings as well as performing AI, foot trimming and general herd health. Cows are TMR fed with a top up in parlour and calve all year round. There is a very good assistant herdsman as well as a tractor driver and family labour to cover night milkings and time off. We can offer a very good package to include every other weekend off, salary commensurate with the position and accommodation nearby (rental property currently being sought).


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please call Henry Hare on 07531 335294


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Herd Manager

    Location:

    Somerset 

    Reference:

    SOweb816 

    Cow Numbers:

    1300

    We have a contract vacancy for a suitably experienced working Herds-manager able to take responsibility for 1,300 high yielding Holsteins in Somerset. The farm runs to 1500 acres, growing Grass, whole crop and maize for silage. This housed TMR fed herd is milked 3 x via a 64 point rotary with back flush and in parlour feeding. This state of the art unit has excellent handling facilities, operated by a good new Polish team, with fertility management utilising Genus RMS. The appointed person will be responsible for all day to day operations to include twice weekly vet routine, weekly contract foot trimming, record keeping using Inter-herd and De Laval Alpro, have the ability to produce clean milk and maintain the parlour routine to a high standard. A competitive package and a well situated 3 bed house in the village along with farm vehicle is on offer to the right candidate.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Steve Owens on 07981 771320


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Herdsperson

    Location:

    Oxfordshire 

    Reference:

    BFweb815 

    Cow Numbers:

    400

    If I designed a farm- I would design this one!! This modern unit includes a 50 point rotary, fantastic cubicle facilities for over 400 cows, superb handling facilities and tremendous support buildings and clamps. We require a keen and enthusiastic herdsperson to work alongside the herd manager on modern and progressive unit near Banbury in Oxfordshire. Key responsibilities will include milking the high yielding herd, foot trimming, herd health & fertility, general stock husbandry tasks and helping with the day-day running of the cows. The cows are milked through a 50 point rotary and are yielding over 10,500 litres.


    The successful candidate will already have experience of milking and foot trimming, be a good communicator and able to work well in a team. In return we offer a competitive salary with bonus schemes, a choice of accommodation to suit your needs, free from rent and the opportunity to be a key part in a successful and progressive business.


    The Farm:

    If I designed a farm I would design this one!! To start with there is a 50 point rotary parlour with tremendous handling facilities, over 400 cubicles all under one roof, bedded on sand with feed passages, brushes and roll over tanks and numerous other excellent support buildings for heifer rearing, machinery and fodder storage.


    Key farm facts are as follows:


    • 50 point rotary parlour
    • Excellent handling facilities
    • Cubicles with sand
    • Excellent and efficient working protocols in place
    • Heattime collars
    • TMR
    • AYR calving
    • Agrimix diet feeder with other good machiner
    • Cows yielding over 10,000l with sell counts less than 100

    Feet & Fertility


    Pro-active foot trimming is currently carried in house with external support provided when required. A.I is carried out in house.


    Nutrition


    Cows are fed TMR ration throughout the year with some dry cows out to grass.


    Feeding is done by farm staff and consists of full TMR.


    The Job:

    Staffing


    The successful candidate will work alongside the herd manager and one other full time member of staff and four relief staff.


    The Herd


    The herd currently consists of 400 Holstein cows, calving all year round yielding of 10,500 ltrs.


    Current average milk quality is as follows:


    • 98Cell count
    • 17 Bactoscan

    Milk is sold to Arla on a Waitrose contract.


    The Role


    A forward thinking Herdsperson is required, who can work alongside the herd manager and help maintain this excellent herd of high yielding cows. Key duties include.


    • Milking
    • AI (not essential
    • Foot trimming
    • Feeding and TMR ration contro
    • Implementation and following of protocols
    • Record keeping (computer skills an advantage)
    • Structured meetings with herd manager and external consultants.

    This role will have full involvement with the running of the unit and open discussion will be encouraged.


    The Person


    You need to be a very good all round stockperson who is willing to carry out a number of different tasks. You will be proficient with the use of diet feeders and modern machinery. You must have excellent communication skills and be willing to be part of a team. You will also have the desire to drive the business forward and have new ideas.


    Remuneration:

    Remuneration


    In return for your efforts we offer a highly competitive salary with bonus schemes, regular time off and accommodation free from rent and council tax.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy or any other queries please contact Ben Furnival on 07551 123045 or email ben.furnival@lkl-services .co.uk


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    Position:

    Herdsperson

    Location:

    Shrewsbury, Shropshire 

    Reference:

    BFweb812 

    Cow Numbers:

    180

    We require a skilled and experienced herdsperson to carry out the day-day running of a herd of Holstein x Friesian cows on a traditional dairy farm approximately 10 miles west of Shrewsbury in Shropshire. Key responsibilities will include milking the herd, foot trimming, AI, herd health & fertility and record keeping. The successful candidate must have a proven track record in all these areas.


    In return we offer a competitive salary with bonus schemes, 3 bed detached accommodation within 100m of farm with central heating, double glazing and a large garden that is close to all local amenities, free from rent and council tax and the opportunity to be a key part in a successful and progressive business.


    The Farm:

    The traditional farm comprises of 240 acres which are owed, with a further 60 acres that are rented. The farm has a mixture of modern and traditional buildings which carry 180 Friesian X Holstein cows and replacements. They also finish all their own bull / beef calves.


    Key farm facts are as follows:


  • 10:10 Gascoine parlou
  • o ACRs


    o Milk Jars


    o In-parlour feeders


    • Race and crus
    • Excellent cow housin
    • Cubicles fitted with mats - bedded with saw-dust & lim
    • AYR calvin
    • Keenan feede
    • Telehandle
    • Straw blower / choppe

    The herd currently consists of 180 Commercial Friesian x Holstein cows yielding 8,000 litres on average.


    Calving takes place all year round and replacements are reared in-house. Beef calves are reared and finished on the farm.


    Current milk quality is as follows:


    • 350 Cell coun
    • 30 Bactosca

    Milk is sold to Milk Link for cheese production contract.


    Regular foot trimming takes place at the moment when required by an external contractor, but any reactive lameness is addressed in-house. Fertility is good on the farm with a calving index of approximately 420 days. All AI is carried out in-house with the additional use of sweeper bulls.


    The Job:

    Nutrition


    Cows are grazed during the summer months and fed the following TMR during the winter (and also as a buffer when required):


    • Grass silag
    • Maize silag
    • Fodder bee
    • Stra
    • Blen
    • Vits & Min

    Nutritional advice is carried out by an external nutritionist.


    The Role


    A competent, experienced and dedicated herdsperson is required to work with the cows on a daily basis.


    Main tasks are as follows:


    • Milkin
    • Foot trimmin
    • DIY A
    • Help manage herd health and fertilit
    • General stock husbandry task
    • Vet, med & animal record keepin

    A proven track record of stockmanship is a must for this position as well as milking and foot trimming and AI experience.


    Remuneration:

    In return for your efforts we offer a highly competitive salary with bonus schemes, regular time off and accommodation free from rent and council tax.


    The house available is a detached family home which is less than 100m away from the farm with the following features:


    • 3 bedroom
    • Central Heatin
    • Double glaze
    • Large garden

    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Ben Furnival on 07551 123045


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    Position:

    Assistant Herdsperson

    Location:

    Honiton, Devon 

    Reference:

    HHweb811 

    Cow Numbers:

    500

    If you are you a cow enthusiast wanting a challenge, then we have an exciting new contract vacancy for an experienced and dedicated person, looking to progress their career to the next level, to work closely with the owners looking after 500 cows in East Devon. Reporting directly to the farmer's daughter, who manages the herd for the family, this is a new position within the existing team which will eventually involve sharing the responsibility for taking the herd forward.


    The Farm:

    Key Farm Facts:


    • 520 pedigree Holstein Friesian cow
    • All year round calving providing a level profile to Wiseman on a Tesco contrac
    • Currently 7,700 litres looking to increase this to over 8,00
    • 22:44 Fullwood herringbone parlou
    • Cubicles with mattresses and sawdus
    • Maize and WCCS grown with a significant grassland acreage supporting both grazing and conserved feed
    • Interherd and NMR recordin
    • Youngstock reared on farm but away from the dairy unit in a purpose built young stock unit from one week to point of calving.

    The Job:

    Job Description:


    • Milking once daily (on rota
    • Fertility - to include Heatime, changing collars, DIYAI, Washouts et
    • Lameness - to include footbathing, dealing with lame cows in a timely and effective manner, trimming at drying off, helping compile lists for foot trimmer
    • Transition cows - group management, calving, colostrum management, fresh cow management and check
    • Herd Health - managing and reducing mastitis and cell counts, early diagnosis and treatment of metabolic disorder
    • Parlour management - Ensuring parlour is kept clean, liners changed regularly, parts ordered as necessary, bactoscans reduced
    • Work closely with the family as well as Vet, nutritionist and consultant
    • Direct assistant and relief staff.

    Remuneration:

    This is an excellent opportunity for someone aiming to develop their large herd experience, the role offering eventual autonomy within a well-supported framework. There is potential additional work on offer for partner either with calf rearing or as domestic help. In return you will be rewarded with a 285 day contract with regular time off, a salary reflecting the role and a new house with stunning views within walking distance of the unit.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Henry Hare on 07531 335294


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Herdsperson

    Location:

    Scottish Borders 

    Reference:

    ILweb808 

    Cow Numbers:

    200

    We seek a self-motivated, keen and enthusiastic herdsperson to take responsibility for a 200 cow herd in Scottish Borders.


    The Farm:


    • 200 cows, 8500 litres on 2 X milking, AYR calving aiming to grow to 250 cows and 9,000lts
    • 16/32 Swing over Fullwood parlour with Milk metres, ACR, + Auto flush
    • Compact unit, cubicles
    • RMS Cover the AI & heat detection but we would like a team approach and there is scope for DIY AI
    • Fortnightly vet visits
    • 6 weekly foot trimmer visit Milk record with CIS
    • The Job:


    • Milking, cow health and fertility, keep records up to date - uniform program
    • Calf rearing - but this could be shared with partner
    • Other staff do feeding, support available when necessary
    • Regular time off
    • Excellent remuneration package with bonuses
    • 2/3 bedroom house available on site
    • The Candidate:


    • Experienced herdsman capable of working on own
    • AI and foot trimming skills
    • Computer literate
    • Good understanding and able to speak English
    • A natural instinct for livestock and their health and welfare
    • There could be part time work also for partner on the farm in busy times
    • Excellent Schools both primary & secondary in the catchment area,
    • Farm situated on main bus route to Dumfries & Edinburgh
    • Supermarkets, doctors, dentist etc all in local town.

    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Ian Lindsay on 07802 596869


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Assistant Herdsperson

    Location:

    Blandford, Dorset 

    Reference:

    SOweb799 

    Cow Numbers:

    320

    We have a new contract vacancy for an assistant Herdsperson to assist the hands on owner with an autumn calving Frisian x Crossbred herd of 320 cows in Dorset. The herd is milked in a 24 x 24 Westfalia herringbone with ACR's, auto ID, and in parlour cake feeding. While housed cows have mattress and paper bedded cubicles and fed Grass and maize silage with fodder beet in feeders. The appointed person will be required to milk, wash down, scrape and bed up, do some night checks, pick up bulling cows, use a quad bike and assist with fencing during the summer. Accommodation on the farm is a good mobile home to go along with a competitive salary.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please call Steve Owens 07981 771320


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Herd staff required

    Location:

    Scottish Borders 

    Reference:

    ILweb797 

    Cow Numbers:

    Heading towards 700 cows

    Due to expansion we require experienced people to join the establish team at unit near Dumfries, South west Scotland. The modern and highly mechanised farm is heading towards 700 cows, milks 3 x per day and enjoys good levels of production and milk hygiene. Facilities on the farm include 2 side by side 20/40 dairy master parlours fitted with auto ID, ACR's, large collecting yards and handling facilities. The herd is cubicle housed and housed all year round.


    We are seeking applicants to work amongst the herd undertaking milkings on a rota, general stock tasks, herd health work and youngstock work as well as general farm work. Previous experience is highly desirable although training in farm protocols and procedures will be given. A good attitude towards the animals in your care plus your fellow team members is a must as is strong attention to detail, excellent time keeping and good communication skills.


    We ask that applicants from outside the UK have a basic level of English.


    In return for your efforts we offer a competitive remuneration package to include accommodation and bonus scheme.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Ian Lindsay on 07802 596869


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Herdsperson

    Location:

    North Shropshire 

    Reference:

    BFweb790 

    Cow Numbers:

    220

    We require a skilled herdsperson to carry out day-day duties on a family run 220 cow unit near Market Drayton in Shropshire. Key responsibilities will include; milking, heat detection, calf rearing to weaning, de-horning, general farm labour, herd health, fertility and record keeping. The successful candidate must have a proven track record in all these areas. In return we offer a competitive salary with bonus schemes, a very competitive contribution towards accommodation and the opportunity to be a key part in a successful and progressive family business.


    The Farm:

    Is a 200+ acre holding focusing principally on milk from grass with cows housed in cubicles in the winter. There are currently 220 milking cows which is a closed herd with plans to expand in the future. There is an excellent, modern 20:40 rapid exit parlour and equally modern handling facilities and cubicle sheds. Silage and maize is grown which forms the main part of the diet with out of parlour feeders providing cake.


    Key farm facts are as follows:


    • 20:40 rapid exit parlour
    • ACRs Backing gate
    • Block calving
    • Cubicles fitted with mats Excellent handling facilities Crush & race
    • Auto ID Excellent modern machinery with JCB telehandler and Massey Ferguson tractors

    Staffing - The successful candidate will work alongside the herd owner and relief staff and form an integral part of the team. The Herd - This is an excellent herd of Holstein and first cross Holstein cows which is in transition to a spring block calving system. Milk from grass is vital to the success of the farm with regular measuring completed. The farm is serrated into paddocks with sleepers and water tanks providing access and water to each paddock. It is the owner's intention to increase numbers.


    Calving has historically been all year round however the bulk of the herd now calve in the spring. The herd is closed with the milking cows containing a large proportion of heifers reared on farm. Beef calves are sold locally.


    Feet & Fertility - Routine foot trimming is dealt with in-house with a monthly visit from a foot trimmer. Fertility is managed through Genus RMS.


    Nutrition Cows are housed in the winter and fed grass and maize silage.


    The Job:

    A competent herdsperson is required to assist the owners with the running of the farm. Main tasks are as follows:


    • Milking
    • Foot trimming (not essential)
    • Help manage herd health and fertility Scraping
    • De-horning
    • Calf rearing
    • General stock husbandry tasks
    • General farm work
    • Vet & Med record keeping
    • Field work

    The Person You need to be a very good all round stockperson who is willing to carry out a number of different tasks. The person must have excellent communication and be willing to be part of highly motivated team.


    Remuneration:

    In return for your efforts we offer a highly competitive salary with bonus schemes, regular time off and a very competitive contribution towards accommodation to meet the applicant's needs.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Ben Furnival on 07551 123045.


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    Position:

    Herdsperson

    Location:

    Cheshire 

    Reference:

    RSweb787 

    Cow Numbers:

    1,100

    We require a versatile and enthusiastic herdsperson to work alongside an existing team on a modern, progressive dairy farm near Nantwich in Cheshire. Key responsibilities will include milking the herd, foot trimming, calf rearing, general stock husbandry tasks. The farm has a new 50 point rotary parlour to milk the herd of pedigree Shorthorn cows. Modern cow housing and new machinery make this a very efficient farm with excellent working conditions. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in excellent stockmanship and milking, be a good communicator and able to work well in a team. In return we offer a competitive salary with bonus schemes, local accommodation free from rent and council tax.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Rob Stephenson on 07557 920255.


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Graduate Position for Assistant Manager

    Location:

     

    Reference:

    RSweb786 

    Cow Numbers:


    A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a graduate to join a very large and ever-expanding dairy business.


    The assistant manager will work alongside the unit manager and will be responsible for a number of different areas which include; herd health & welfare, record keeping, data analysis and staff management.


    Key attributes for this position would be; enthusiasm, a strong dairy background, good computer skills, analytical mind and leadership potential.


    Applicants for this role must have a minimum of a HND or BSc in an Agricultural based course.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please call Rob Stephenson on 07557920255


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Herdsperson

    Location:

    Appleby, Cumbria 

    Reference:

    ILweb782 

    Cow Numbers:

    350

    We require an experienced and dedicated person to join the team on a modern and progressive unit near Appleby, Cumbria. The pedigree herd of 350 Holsteins is milked twice per day achieving excellent yields and fertility results. The cows are cubicle housed all year round and feed a TMR ration. Excellent facilities include a 26/52 dairy master parlour, handling facilities and modern buildings. The role would entail all aspects of herdsmanship including milkings, herd health and fertility work, husbandry tasks and youngstock work. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in a similar role, be both cow and people minded and have strong attention to detail. In return we offer a competitive salary plus bonus schemes, regular time off and accommodation suited to the needs of the candidate free of rent and council tax.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Ian Lindsay on 07802 596869


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Trainee Herd Managers

    Location:

    South West 

    Reference:

    HHweb781 

    Cow Numbers:


    Are you an aspiring herdsperson looking to make your way in dairy farming? Do you have 3-5 years experience to possibly include a college course? Are you looking to further your training so you can climb to the upper echelons of this exciting, fast paced industry? If you can answer yes to these questions then we are keen to talk to you.


    We currently have opportunities available in the South West for such people to take on full time positions on exceptionally well managed farms where you will become an integral member of the team, being involved in milking, yard work, calving, calf rearing and fertility with an ever increasing involvement in herd health to include foot trimming and mastitis control. In addition, you will have the chance to join the Dairy Management Academy, a joint initiative, run by LKL, Promar International and Genus Breeding. This programme is enjoying unprecedented success and is now, increasingly, being demanded by the most progressive farmers recruiting herd managers with past graduates now in some of the industry's top jobs. We are about to enter the 5th year of running the course and aim to train future herd managers to run the ever expanding herds being developed globally. Each position comes with the scope for promotion within the same farm, on farm accommodation and a salary reflecting experience.


    If you have drive and ambition combined with a passion for dairy cows and a thirst for knowledge, please call Henry Hare on 07531 335294 for a confidential, informal chat to find out more about the positions on offer and the DMA.


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Dairy Farming Apprenticeships "Learn as you earn!"

    Location:

    Nationwide 

    Reference:

    JPweb779 

    Cow Numbers:


    We are pleased to have vacancies for our National Apprenticeship Scheme on farms over the whole country and invite applications from those looking to pursue a practical route into a rewarding career. You will have the scope to develop knowledge and skills observing and experiencing every aspect of modern herd care and management with training where needed and the full support of this dedicated scheme. We will provide you with a full-time formal apprenticeship position with a first class working environment; accommodation may be available in some instances. Coupled to that as part of your Apprenticeship you will attend Plumpton College in East Sussex for 4 residential weeks per year. In addition, trained LKL course assessor will visit you on farm to do on farm assessments and offer full support throughout the duration of your course. The scheme will run for 2 years in total, leading to a Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture. If you have a genuine interest in dairy farming and would make the most of this opportunity and would like more details; we would like to hear from you.


    Contact:

    Please contact James Picot on 07802 596633, james.picot@lkl-services.co.uk


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Herdsperson

    Location:

    Cumbria 

    Reference:

    ILweb773 

    Cow Numbers:

    240

    We require a dedicated and skilled experienced herdsperson to join the team on a 240 cow unit in northern Cumbria. The herd is milked through Lely robotic milking stations fitted at the end of 2013. The modern and progressive unit is looking to maximize production and herd health through the investment they have made and by appointing a true cow minded person to join the family team. Looking after the herd will be the main focus of role, utilising the technology to get the most out of the cows. You will undertake all manner of herd health and welfare tasks such as heat detection, foot trimming, husbandry tasks and fertility work plus using the information gained from the robots, treating any mastitis and other fresh cow issues. You will also be responsible for the care of the robots, daily routine tasks associated with the equipment and ensuring cows are visiting the stations. Other tasks expected are general young stock work and general farm work, time with the herd permitting.


    The successful candidate will not only have the experience we are looking for but also demonstrate a passion for cows and a proactive approach to herdsmanship. In return we offer a competitive salary plus local accommodation options suited to the needs of the successful person


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Ian Lindsay on 07802 596869


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Farm Foreman

    Location:

    Budleigh Salterton, Devon 

    Reference:

    HHweb755 

    Cow Numbers:


    We have an exciting new contract vacancy for a Farm Foreman to work as part of a small team on a 197ha commercial mixed farm situated in stunning countryside near the beautiful East Devon coastline. The farm, while strictly commercial, forms the practical teaching and research element of Bicton College, and as such, provides an essential training resource for both students and the wider industry. Reporting to the farm manager, and liaising closely with the dairy herd manager, the role will be responsible for the non-dairy enterprises of arable, beef and sheep to include forage crop production. The successful candidate will need to be a highly organised and tidy individual with considerable experience in the industry and will hold relevant qualifications. As well as caring for the small sheep beef and pig enterprises, you will need to undertake both arable and forage crop husbandry and need to maintain machinery to a high standard. An ability to relief milk would also be an advantage. You will also have an understanding of, and empathy with, the young people who form the student body of the college and who will look to you for practical guidance. An excellent salary is available for this important position, as well as a good three bedroom semi-detached house a short walk from the farm free from rent and council tax.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please call Henry Hare on 07531 335294


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Herdsperson

    Location:

    Oxfordshire 

    Reference:

    BFweb747 

    Cow Numbers:

    200

    We require an experienced and skilled herdsperson to carry out day-day duties and be proactively involved in the running of the 200 cow unit in Oxfordshire. The applicant will help with the current transition to autumn block calving and be actively involved in key discussions with consultants and the farmer. Key responsibilities will include; milking, foot trimming, heat detection & AI, calf rearing to weaning, de-horning, general farm labour, herd health, fertility and record keeping. The successful candidate must have a proven track record in all these areas and be able to work on their own. In return we offer a competitive salary with bonus schemes, accommodation free from rent and council tax and the opportunity to be a key part in a successful and progressive family business.


    The Farm:

    The modern and progressive dairy unit takes in around 350 acres in total and the family have made significant investment resulting in excellent facilities and working environment for both staff and cows. The family are to restructure the business and are to change to an autumn block calving system.


    An additional 60 cubicles are to be built this summer.


    Key farm facts are as follows:


    • 28/28 Westfalia parlour
    • Excellent handling facilities
    • Cubicles plus straw yards
    • Excellent and efficient working protocols in place
    • NMR recorded - Interherd program used very efficiently
    • 'Silent Herdsman' in use
    • TMR all year around (changing from Autumn 2014 onwards)
    • AYR calving (changing from Autumn 2014 onwards)
    • Crush and race
    • Staffing


      The successful candidate will work alongside family members and relief milking staff.


      The Herd


      The herd currently consists of 240 Holstein Friesian cows, calving mainly through the autumn and winter, with an average yield of 9,000 ltrs.


      Current average milk quality is as follows:


    • 130 Cell count
    • 10 Bactoscan
    • Milk is sold to Arla on a Tesco contract.


      N.B The family are restructuring the business and adapting to an autumn calving block with 180 cows from autumn 2014 onwards.


      Feet & Fertility


      Pro-active foot trimming is currently carried out by an external contractor on 8 weekly visits, with all reactive foot problems addressed in-house. Fertility is improving on the farm with 'Silent Herdsman' being used to aid heat detection.


      Nutrition


      Cows are fed TMR ration in 4 groups.


    • Transition - 21 days to calving
    • Post Calving - 21 days
    • Main group
    • Dry cows

    Feeding is done by farm staff, and some independent nutritional advice is used.


    The feeding patterns and practices will change from autumn 2014.


    The Job:

    An experienced, forward thinking Herdsperson is required, who can work alongside the farmer and help the transition from the current system to the planned change in the autumn.


    • Milking (on a shift system)
    • AI (experience an advantage but not essential)
    • Foot trimming
    • Implementation and following of protocols
    • Record keeping (computer skills an advantage)
    • Structured meetings with family and external consultants.

    This role will have full involvement with the running of the unit and open discussion will be encouraged.


    The Person


    You need to be a very good all round stockperson who is willing to carry out a number of different tasks. The person must have excellent communication and be willing to be part of a family team. You will also have the desire to drive the business forward and have new ideas.


    Remuneration:

    In return for your efforts we offer a highly competitive salary with bonus schemes, regular time off and accommodation free from rent, bills and council tax.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Ben Furnival on 07551 123045


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    Position:

    Looking for variety? General Farm Worker

    Location:

    Cumbria 

    Reference:

    ILweb735 

    Cow Numbers:


    We require an experienced general farm worker for a modern and progressive pedigree herd between Penrith & Carlisle in Cumbria. The varied role would entail all aspects of the day to day operations of a modern dairy unit from assisting with milkings and stock husbandry tasks, feeding with the TMR to basic field work and machinery maintenance and general farm work. Working alongside the farm owners you will be a key part of the team. Having experience in a similar role and with a hard working but flexible attitude you will enjoy increasing levels of responsibility on the farm. In return for your efforts we offer a competitive salary plus bonus schemes, regular time off and family accommodation on the unit.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Ian Lindsay on 07802 596869


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Assistant Herdsperson

    Location:

    Scottish Border 

    Reference:

    ILweb722 

    Cow Numbers:

    200

    We require an experienced and dedicated assistant herdsperson to join the team on a 200 unit between Carlisle and Lockerbie in the Scottish Borders. The exceptionally tidy farm enjoys modern facilities and machinery and is renowned for their heifer rearing capabilities. The role would entail milkings, general husbandry tasks, youngstock work and general farm work. You will be looking for a position in which you can progress, building on your experience to date and looking towards developing your career. You will have excellent stock skills with strong attention to detail and be able to fit in with the established team. In return for your efforts we offer a competitive salary plus bonus schemes and accommodation options to suit the successful candidate.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Ian Lindsay on 07802 596869


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:


    Experienced Assistant Herdsperson

    Location:

    Penrith, Cumbria 

    Reference:

    ILweb719 

    Cow Numbers:

    300

    We require an experienced assistant herdsperson to be a key part of the team on a modern and progressive 300 cow unit near Penrith, Cumbria. The farm has enjoyed expansion and investment over recent years with further plans to increase herd size and yields in forthcoming years. The modern unit milks the herd through a 20/40 parlour fitted with auto ID, acrs, milk meters and other technology. The herd is cubicle housed in modern light and airy sheds. The farm has been the focus of a local expansion project and is a key monitor farm in the county. We now require an enthusiastic person to help take the farm forwards. Working alongside the farm owners and other members of the team you will undertake milking, herd health, fertility and foot trimming. Daily record keeping general stock tasks will also be under your remit with the ability to take control of the unit during your weekends on and in the farmers absence. You will be involved in vet visits, consultant meetings and be expected to attend local discussion groups to further develop yourself and bring benefit to the farm business. You will have experience in a similar role, a keen eye for attention to detail and be both stock minded and a good communicator. A.I and foot trimming experience and certificates will be highly desirable and a can do hard working attitude a must. In return for your efforts we offer a competitive salary plus bonus schemes, regular time off, a range of accommodation options and the opportunity to grow and develop within a fast growing dairy farm business.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Ian Lindsay on 07802 596869


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Senior Herdsperson

    Location:

    Lancashire 

    Reference:

    ILweb708 

    Cow Numbers:

    350 cows

    We require a highly professional and dedicated senior herdsperson to join the team on a highly renowned and respected 350 cow pedigree herd on the Fylde coast, Lancashire. The high yielding herd is milked three times per day, cubicle housed, fed a TMR ration plus to yield in the parlour and season permitting grazes in the spring and summer months. The cows, through excellent management, not only achieve their potential in terms of milk yield but also excel in fertility, longevity and herd health. Working alongside the owners and established team you will undertake all aspects of herdsmanship including milkings, AI & fertility work, herd health and welfare, foot trimming and daily record keeping aiding the owners and team in the daily management of the cows and youngstock. The successful person will have a proven track record in a similar role, able to demonstrate the highest degree of professionalism in all that they undertake. You will be both cow and people focused being a strong team player able to work with the team to continue to achieve the results the farm enjoys. AI and foot trimming certificates and experience are a must, above all strong attention to detail, a preventative approach and a cow and people mind set are essential. In return for your efforts we offer a competitive salary plus bonus schemes, regular time off and the opportunity to be part of a highly respected farm with excellent staff retention record. Options on accommodation are available suited to the successful candidates needs.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Ian Lindsay on 07802 596869


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    Position:

    Head Herdsperson

    Location:

    Lancashire 

    Reference:

    ILweb682 

    Cow Numbers:

    330

    We required a professionally minded and dedicated head herdsperson to undertake the day to day care of a 330 cow unit close to Lancaster, Lancashire. Working alongside the owners and heading up the team, you will undertake milkings, fertility work alongside RMS, foot trimming, herd health and welfare, general husbandry tasks and daily record keeping. You will undertake the day to day management tasks and work closely with the vets, consultants and advisors to achieve the optimum from the cows and be a driving force in moving the dairy forwards. The farm enjoys a mix of modern and traditional buildings, the herd being cubicle housed, fed a TMR ration plus to yield in the 18/36 parlour, with low yielding group grazing in the summer. The successful candidate will have exceptional cow and people skills, be a good communicator and relish the challenges of heading up a modern herd of cows. You will have a proven track record in a similar role and have strong attention to detail and an eagerness to be a part of the farm business for the long term, being a crucial element of its future. In return we offer a competitive salary plus bonus schemes, regular time off and accommodation close to all local amenities.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Ian Lindsay on 07802 596869


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Pig Stockperson

    Location:

    Lancashire 

    Reference:

    ILweb678 

    Cow Numbers:

    350

    We require an experienced pig stock person to join the team on a forward thinking and progressive 350 sow unit near Blackpool, Lancashire. Working amongst the team and alongside the owners your focus will primarily be in the farrowing unit undertaking stock and husbandry tasks, care and welfare of the sows and piglets, general farm work and record keeping being a key part of the team and aiding the farm in its plans of expansion over the coming year. The successful candidate will have experience in a similar role, have excellent animal and stockmanship skills as well as being a good team player. Your attention to detail will be first class with a hard working but flexible attitude. In return we offer a competitive salary, regular time off and the opportunity to be part of an expanding farm business.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Ian Lindsay on 07802 596869.


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Head Herdsperson/Manager

    Location:

    Central Scotland 

    Reference:

    ILweb673 

    Cow Numbers:

    500

    We require a professional and dedicated head herdsperson to take on the day to day responsibility for a 500 cow Montbeliarde herd near Balfron, Central Scotland. The forward thinking unit - one of three within the farm business - enjoys up to date facilities including a four year old delaval parlour, cubicle housing and a mix of both modern and traditional buildings. The housed herd calves all year round and is achieving excellent yields, fertility and milk hygiene levels and is milked three times per day. Working alongside the owners, vets and consultants, you will head up the team with a hands on approach undertaking milkings (approx 10 per week, AM & Mid) herd health and welfare, fertility work and foot trimming. You will also undertake daily record keeping and give the farm owners the information they need and aid them in their decisions. Besides the obvious herd and stock skills you will be an excellent communicator, motivator of the multi-national workforce and have excellent attention to detail. In return for you efforts you will receive a competitive salary plus bonus schemes, regular time off and accommodation free from rent and council tax. Currently there is a two bedroom cottage available however a range of housing options may be presented to the successful candidate. The farm is situated less than 25 minutes from Glasgow in the stunning Loch Lomond region with excellent local facilities and schools in the area.


    Contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact Ian Lindsay on 07802 596869.


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Relief Herdspersons

    Location:

    Nationwide 

    Reference:

    AE 

    Cow Numbers:


    RELIEF HERDSPERSONS NEEDED NOW!


    We urgently require relief herdspersons on various


    assignments throughout the UK


    • Top rates paid on a weekly basis
    • Travelling expenses
    • Accommodation provided
    • Paid holiday for employees
    • More flexibility when you work
    • A chance to see the country whilst earning money!

    For long/short term assignments


    Call Adrian on 01722 323546 / 07824 480196


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Commodity Traders

    Location:

    Wiltshire 

    Reference:

    Countrywide 

    Cow Numbers:


    Countrywide is one of the leading UK businesses in the supply of products & advice to the rural community. We are a fast-expanding Company with a clear strategy of where we are going and how we are going to get there. To support these growth plans we are seeking to expand and strengthen our Agricultural Trading Team.


    Commodity Traders


    We are seeking to recruit Commodity Traders to join the team based in Amesbury, Wiltshire. The role requires highly motivated and driven people with a great attitude, in return you will receive training to obtain the appropriate skills and knowledge to provide expert advice on our extensive range of Agricultural products. You will develop our existing and potential customer base by demonstrating a real desire to achieve and exceed both company and personal targets which is an integral part of the role.


    Successful applicants will be those who demonstrate a determination to succeed, have a proven track record and have a real empathy for the farming sector.


    We offer a competitive salary, attractive bonus, benefits, training, good working conditions, pension and the chance to be part of an exciting and progressive team.


    If you genuinely believe you have the appropriate skills to succeed as a trader then, please email your CV to cdelf@countrywidefarmers.co.uk


    Download an application form HERE


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    Position:

    Dairy Management Academy Herd Managers of the future required.

    Location:

    Now recruiting for the third intake, places available Scotland and SW England. Excellent Farms - Excellent Job - Excellent Training. 

    Reference:

    ILweb96 

    Cow Numbers:

    HAVE YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A DAIRY MANAGER OF THE FUTURE?

    Promar International, in partnership with Genus Breeding and LKL Services are seeking to recruit promising herd managers of the future. We have agreed a programme of training over a two year period, to deliver excellence in transforming capable young herd staff into managers of staff and livestock for large scale dairying. We currently have a number of dairy farmers looking for ambitious staff to fulfill these posts. In addition, this training will also be available to existing herd managers in post with their current employers.


    Contact:

    For more information please apply to Ian Lindsay, LKL Services on 07802 596869 ( HYPERLINK "mailto:ian.lindsay@lkl-service.co.uk" ) or Henry Hare LKL (henry.hare@lkl-services.co.uk), Services on 07531 335294


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