Reference Number: 02573
|Job Role||Head Herdsperson in Fermanagh Ref: 2573|
|The Farm||Excellent balance here between the opportunity to run the herd and still take a hands-on role on this dairy enterprise with an ASAP start dateThis farm has a progressive approach milking 140 cows with AYR calving, milked twice daily in a 10/20 Delaval parlour. The herd are cubicle housed and grazed out with TMR feed system in place.We currently rear our own replacement heifers and run a small beef finishing enterprise.We are currently looking applicants who can work well with a team and lead by example. Applicants will need to be capable in all aspects of running a dairy unit, including identification of illness, appropriate treatment, calf rearing and management of a small team. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience and knowledge of running a herd previously, as well as knowledge of high yielding cows and excellent grass management skills.|
|The Role||The successful applicant will need to have good experience of running a dairy farm as the farm owner is away with other business interests. General day to day running of the farm, milking, feeding calves, grassland management, yard feeding. Most other tractor work is carried out by a local contractor
|The Applicant||2-3 years experience as an Assistant Manager desirable. Somebody who has good experience of high volumes of cows will be considered. Must be willing to take the accommodation.
|Accommodation||Good quality 4 bedroom house with new kitchen fitted last year, Decent accommodation.|