Reference Number: 03084
|Job Role||Herd Manager in Yorkshire Ref: 3084|
|The Farm||Our client in Yorkshire, requires a Herd Manager.
The farm has a long term dedication to dairying with a program of further investment. The 420 acre farm,has an award winning Pedigree Jersey 275 herd, selling the majority of the milk on a Channel Island contract. AV. 6500 l/yield/yr. Milked X2/day through a Dairy Master 16/32 parlour with TMR feeding outside.
Calving`s AYR except Dec/Jan and June/July.
|The Role||The Herd Managers role requires herd responsibility, with management of herd health/welfare to the highest standards. Manage progression of home grown stock from birth to calving/lactation to dry period. Breeding management through AI and natural service.
Ability to undertake grazing management/winter strip grazing`s of forage crops. Crops grown on farm range from clover mixes/Lucerne/Maize/Fodder beet and grains.
Ability to manage a friendly team of four on a daily basis, to achieve high performance standards and with a can do attitude.
Working closely with the managing partner to set KPI`S and targets.
Record keeping and undertaking/arranging routine vet visits.
|The Applicant||The successful candidate will need good dairy experience and knowledge base, team player plus good communication skills. Ability to manage people well.
This opportunity is ideal for a progressive person looking to take the next step in their career.
|Accommodation||An excellent CH/3+ bedroomed house on farm is available.
Good quality schools near by.
Excellent salary package available for the right candidate.