Dairystock Person – Hillsborough.

  • Hillsborough

Dairystock Person – Hillsborough

  • Hillsborough
  • Posted January 23, 2023

Dairystock Person 

Hillsborough

37.5 hours per week

Job Duties:

  • Milking cows (including in a byre)
  • Feeding cows
  • Mixing rations for cows using a mixer wagon
  • Droving cows (bringing cows to and from fields/houses)
  • Bedding cow houses and calving pens
  • Keeping houses and yards tidy (involves brushing and power hosing)
  • Keeping milking equipment clean
  • Sowing fertiliser (driving a tractor with a fertiliser sower attached)
  • Driving vehicles
  • Managing silos (removing plastic covers/tyres from silos, and removing spoiled silage by hand)
  • Handling cows (may involve use of hand shears to clip coat/assisting with veterinary treatment/calving Cows)
  • Working in fields (fencing/checking animals). Assisting with calving
  • Treating sick animals
  • Recording animal data

You will have:

  • Extensive experience of milking dairy cows
  • Extensive experience of handling dairy cows
  • Able to identify and treat sick animals
  • Ability to safely operate a range of farm machinery types.
  • Valid driving licence
  • Highly desirable – A qualification in agriculture to at least NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent)

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