An excellent dairy farm in Cornwall is looking for a competent Assistant Herdsperson. Duties would include supporting our 1 full time and 1 part time worker to care for the herd, milking approx 120 Friesian Cows as well as stores and followers. Use of tractors and machinery, scrapping, feeding etc.
Milking a 120 strong herd in an 8/16 Herringbone Parlour.
Caring for calves, followers and stores.
Field work, including assisting with Silage making, clamping down etc.
Yard work, including scraping, putting silage in, cleaning out cubicles and renewing bedding.
Monitoring for bulling cows and heifers.
No accommodation available, so ideally this role would suit local applicants commutable to the farm.
This is a contract position where the successful 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