We have the following vacancy for a full time Stockperson.
Stockperson – Full time
We are seeking a competent, reliable and enthusiastic stockperson to look after a 250 cow pedigree South Devon suckler herd extensively grazed over 300ha. This is an outstanding opportunity to work with progressive mixed farming business in East Leicestershire. The arable business grows combine-able crops over c 700ha and is part of a joint venture arrangement.
Daily livestock checks and feeding and more frequent periodic daily checks during the calving period (12 weeks from 1st March) Cattle management and herd health (e Grassland management Maintain high standards of welfare and increase herd productivity Administration of medication as required, de horning and tagging Animal health records management, assistance with TB tests Calving and ensuring low mortality rate Mucking out and cleaning of sheds and shelters Moving livestock about the farm Silage / Straw / grazing management Fences and maintenance
Assisting with any jobs on the farm as required Extra help during during harvest and drilling, loading/ unloading of lorries for the arable area of the business Driving tractors and telehandlers
Good livestock skills including substantial experience with cattle calving, feeding, and cattle management.
Clean and Full UK driving license Telehandler license Good communicator .
Willingness to learn and develop
Ability to work in challenging circumstances and in all weather conditions
Ability to work in a team
Attention to detail, logical thinking and ability to work calmly under pressure.
A two bed cottage located on the farm could be available. A competitive pay package will be offered.
More details about the herd and the farm are available on our website: www.oxeyfarm.co.uk
To apply, please forward your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 07831 770051