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Assistant Farm Manager

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We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our team at our own Development Farm down in Frome, Somerset. This role will be reporting to the Farm Manager.

Long Lane Development farm is a Buitelaar owned professional rearing facility, offering huge opportunity for a young, ambitious individual wanting to progress in their career.

The 2019 acquisition and continued investment and development at the farm, offers a state-of-the-art facility, with huge opportunity for education, on-farm trials and research and development.

What can we offer you?

  • Opportunity to work on a state-of-the-art calf rearing facility, utilising innovative systems & technologies in the workplace.
  • Learn from and work with a highly experienced, knowledgeable, and qualified team
  • Working amongst our supply chain veterinary partners
  • Understand and contribute to the research & development with industry experts
  • Attendance/ participation in industry leading Open Days involving key stakeholders and progressive producers

Responsibilities:

Health Checking

A portion of the position involves machinery work including: bedding up, feeding and cleaning out sheds

Occasional Milk Feeding

Assisting in Sorting calves for orders

Overseeing staff working hours

Managing feed stocks including weekly ordering of feed

Managing Straw and manure quantities

Acting as Farm Manger while Farm Manager is on leave

Ensuring management procedures are completed in the timeframes allocated

Assisting on calf collection days.

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