Herd Manager

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Job ID:

211859

Salary:

Based on experience

Category:

Agriculture, fishing & forestry, Animal Welfare
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Job Views:

916

Location:

Auckland 1141 

Posted:

17.07.2017
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Job Description:

We are seeking a keen and motivated Herd Manager to join our clients team.
This farm has 550 cows with a 50 Bail Rotary shed.
 The right applicants will have: -
At least a restricted driver's licence -
 A good attitude - A minimum of 2 years nz dairy experience 
Level 3 AgITO training 
Good pasture knowledge , Effluent Management, sound animal husbandry
Be able to drive a two-wheel motorbike, quad bike, a tractor
Have a willingness to learn, be punctual, work in a team, have excellent communication skills, and be able to follow written and verbal instructions
All candidates must be eligible to work in NZ, provide 2 solid references.

Job Requirements:

Milking and supervising milking as required

Working with the farm manager/owner to allocate pasture on a daily basis, within the bounds of the feed budget

Feeding out and setting up break fences

Implementing the weed control programme

Either responsible for or assist with farm walks to collect pasture growth information

Cleaning and maintaining the farm dairy, plant and equipment, to the standard outlined by the farm manager or the farm systems manual

Contributing to dairy hygiene and achievement of milk quality

Stock Management – Animal Health & Welfare- Identifying animal health problems and reporting these immediately to the farm manager or treating

Assisting with calving and calf rearing as required

Experience with Effluent management

Implementing irrigation requirements

Tractor driving skill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Company Info
FRENZ International 1995 Ltd PO Box 7582, Wellesley St
Auckland 1141

Phone: 09 303 3505 or 0800 891314
Web Site: http://www.frenz.co.nz/

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