Herd Manager Required in Limerick

Dairy Farm on outskirts of Limerick city is seeking enthusiastic herd manager to join a family run enterprise. The herd is Spring calving currently milking 90 cows in a 12 unit herringbone parlour and rearing all stock to finish.

The short term focus is to increase cow numbers significantly, increasing milk solids per cow and sell all surplus calves. Modern facilities on a grass based system of 156 acres and 2 leased farms totalling 45 acres.. Owner has off farm job but will still be available to work as relief staff. Generous time off and every second weekend off.

The ideal candidate must be trustworthy, ambitious with excellent technical and communication skills. Opportunity exists for Farm manager to profit sharing on a share milking basis and possible partnership in the long term. Excellent salary for the right calibre person.

Job Description

  • Competent in milking routines
  • Grassland management
  • Parlour and Milking Hygiene
  • Animal Health and Husbandry
  • Calving and Breeding
  • Health and Safety on the farm
  • Tractor Experience necessary
  • Other jobs necessary to facilitate the day to day management of the farm

This is an excellent chance to be involved in a forward thinking, successful dairy enterprise with huge potential for growth on excellent land. Opportunity to take ownership in all decision making and profit sharing exists.

For more information or to discuss, contact Niall on 0874116300. All candidates should have an up to date CV with 2 referees

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