Farm Manager

  • Company: Charles Barry
  • Location: Republic of Ireland, Co. Cork
  • Contact Email: farmbusiness64@gmail.com

Description

JOB OVERVIEW

Full time person required for 100+cow suckler herd and sheep farm.  We also breed NH and Sport horses.  The farming system is extensive and grass based.  Working alongside farmer owner, the applicant must be able to work on own initiative and be willing to take on responsibilities.  Experience and a good understanding of animal husbandry including health and welfare, breeding and grassland management essential.  The applicant must be flexible in terms of overtime and week end work.

Description:

·  Feeding livestock, monitoring animal health and welfare

·  Fencing and general maintenance

·  Some tractor work

·  Routine treatments example dosing, injecting

·  Lambing / calving

Skills:

·  Agricultural qualifications

·  Good animal husbandry and grassland management skills

·  Knowledge of livestock breeding and nutrition

·  Capable of working unsupervised and to a high standard

·  Willingness to be outside in all weather and patience to undertake all sorts of practical sometimes repetitive jobs

·  Full driving licence

·  Commitment to farming

·  Experience with horses a benefit but not essential

Separate accommodation available 

PLEASE FORWARD CV’S TO:  farmbusiness64@gmail.com

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