Assistant Herdsperson / Milker in Yeovil Ref 1304

The Farm:

Well equipped dairy farm with a herd of 170 cows seeks an experienced  Assistant Herdsperson / Milker to join a high performance team. Milking is completed twice daily in a Fullwood Herringbone parlour. The herd are housed at calving and Wintertime in sand bed  cubicles. A TMR  and grassland  feed system is in place. Autumn block calving is in operation.

The position/applicant:

It is essential that applicants are proven Milkers who can quickly become a reliable and efficient member of a high performance team with a focus on hygiene,  herd care and parlour duties.

Specific duties will include:

  •  Drying off, treating cows 
  •  Keeping the parlour and dairy clean
  •  Day book entries only
  •  Nightly Checks – calving and bulling cows
  •  Raking  cubicles and a  little yard work
  •  Pulling out cows and making vet lists for routine visits
  • Grassland management

Accommodation is provided in mobile home on farm

This is a contract position where the successful person will operate as an agency worker with Farm Solutions. This means that the person will not have sub-contractor responsibilities and all tax deductions and payments will be made by Farm Solutions. Hourly pay operates including extra pay for overtime hours worked

To apply for this role please forward your CV in Word Format to recruitmentmanager@farm-solutions.co.uk or phone 07442 491963 for further information.

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