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Herdsperson Required
Ardrass Farm Co | Kildare | 35 days ago | Report Issue
Company Name : Ardrass Farm Co
Position Advertised : Herdsperson
Job Description : Herdsperson required to work within large team
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An exciting full-time position has arisen to join our team as a herdsperson for the coming spring of 2021. We are close to lots of excellent amenities located just outside the town of Celbridge Co Kildare and less than a 30min drive to Dublin city centre. Ardrass Fram is a newly converted dairy farm with excellent facilities including 54 point Waikato rotary milking shed complete with large collecting yard, auto plant wash & Auto drafting system, 500+ topless cubicles, large communal calving shed & large calf rearing facility. The Milking platform is of all newly reseeded lays serviced by excellent farm roadways throughout to maximise grass in the shoulders of the year. We are a low-cost compact spring calving XBred herd with 500+ cows set to calve down for the coming spring. Key roles of the job will include Milking on a shared roster, with this keeping our milking shed clean to a high standard and adhering to all milk quality checks. Grassland management & feed allocation, We put a big focus on grassland management and science following all best practices. Animal health & husbandry along with calf rearing for the coming spring, Taking great care of our cows and new born calves is hugely important to us at Ardrass Farm. You will be involved in all aspects of calving, breeding, colostrum management and calf rearing, antibiotic treatments and record keeping. For the successful applicant you will be involved in a forward-thinking business where you will be working as part of a large team in an enjoyable & learning environment with great scope for development. Good communication and attitude are very important for this role as you will be working within a large team. We offer training and mentoring in all aspects of the role and gladly invest time to improve skill set in all areas. Accommodation, if required, will be offered as part of an attractive package that reflects experience with excellent rostered time off.

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