Dairy farm worker / Milker

28000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + Accommodation
19 Jun 2019
17 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Located in Cheshire in a small rural community on the outskjirts of Chester, we are currently working alongside a large Dairy farm who are looking to appoint a Dairy farm worker / Milker. To milk the herd and maintain the parlour and dairy whilst achieving high standards within the areas of hygiene, fertility, foot care and general husbandry.

Primary responsibilities:

* To milk the herd on a day to day basis to a high standard, informing the owner of any major activities/problems.

* Identify cows that require medical intervention, administer the treatment and update the medicine book.

* Maintain the parlour and dairy hygiene.

* Other jobs as and when required, including foot trimming, calf rearing etc.

Ideally to be considered for this role you will have the following skills / experience:

* At least 2-3 years experience of managing a dairy unit of 150+ cows.

* Working knowledge of Total mixed rations helping cows to achieve maximum performance.

* Working knowledge of - DIYAI/genetics/record keeping/

* Working knowledge of hygiene requirements as well as H & S regulations.

* Able to work unsupervised.

* Full UK driving licence

If you would like any further details relating to this role then please contact David at Davinci skilled and technical for an informal discussion. The services advertised by Davinci are those of an employment agency

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