Job Title: Experienced Dairy Worker

  • Reports to: Herd Manager
  • Positions available: 2

A career on a dairy farm is hard work, but incredibly rewarding. As Jersey’s premier dairy farm, we provide the very best facilities for our staff and trainees, with a multi-million pound investment in state-of-the-art equipment and infrastructure focusing on herd and staff welfare and well-being.

We are developing a number of training programmes with leading UK colleges and offer work placements and job opportunities for people with a passion for farming and animals. 

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Main responsibilities

1. Milking

  • Perform all tasks necessary to prepare the parlour and dairy for milking. Follow the routine for the efficient and hygienic milking of cows and basic parlour maintenance.
  • Understand the importance of thorough routine parlour and bulk tank wash down and follow the routine for correct use of chemicals.
  • Understand the importance of mastitis and high cell counts.
  • Dry cows off in line with herd policy and record.
  • Understand the importance and value of accurate record keeping for statutory and management purposes. 

2. Cow Welfare and Health

• Recognise signs of common ill health conditions and abnormalities.

• Identify the signs of bulling in cows and recording of cows due for service.

• Recognise signs of calving and act appropriately.

• Artificial insemination of cows

3. Foot trimming

4. Calf Rearing

5. Feeding and Nutrition

6. Dry cow management

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