Herd Manager

Herd Manager content expired co.nz- 2 months ago

Job type: 
Full Time
Date expired: 
Wed, 01/31/2018
Experience Requirements: 
Not requirements
We are looking for a herd manager to join our team of 6 plus people. We milk 850 cows through two cowsheds and are a split calving farm with intensive feeding and irrigation.
This position is for our 28 bale rotary cowshed that peaks at 300 cows, but stock are moved between sheds as needed.

Suitable candidates will:

*Be passionate about animal health and performance.
*Have good communication and enjoy working in a team
*Be punctual, reliable and have an awesome work ethic
*Have a can do attitude
*Have experience
*Need to be able to demonstrate good levels of knowledge and practical experience including machinery

The Herd Managers responsibilities are:

*Shed hygiene
*Animal Health and husbandry
*Record Keeping
*Managing farm assistants and some teaching
*Effluent management

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa

Hourly & Remuneration
Hourly & Remuneration
Avg Hrs / Wk By negotiation
Rostered Time off Single rotation
6 days on / 2 days off
Remuneration By negotiation
Farm Information
Farm Information
Farm Name Arran Farm
Farm Size (Ha) 480
Peak Cows 850
On-Farm Staff 6
Self contained unit with two rotary cowsheds. All young stock on and we have a split calving starting March and August. High input farm, excellent production.

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