Stockperson – Cattle

The JSR Farming Group one of the largest family-owned farming companies in the UK.

We are looking for a full-time stockperson to join the small skilled team managing 300 Stabiliser cows and a small flock of sheep at Givendale Farm, Pocklington in East Yorkshire.

The successful applicant will have experience in all aspects of cattle husbandry, especially calving. The role will include assisting the Herd Manager in managing the high-performance breeding herd which also operates the Stabiliser Cattle Company Feed Efficiency Unit.

The Role:

  • Supporting the Herd Manager to achieve agreed herd performance and economic targets
  • Manage the herd to desired standards in Manager’s absence
  • Supporting the team to ensure livestock is managed to agreed economic, welfare and environmental standards
  • The efficient management of the Feed Efficiency Unit to agreed protocols
  • Daily monitoring of the Feed Efficiency Unit

Must have Experience in:

  • Routine winter tasks eg feeding with feeder wagon & bedding using telehandler
  • Cattle and sheep handling eg weighing and sorting
  • All aspects of calving
  • Grassland maintenance eg fertiliser spreading and fencing
  • Silage, straw and farmyard manure handling
  • General farm maintenance

We offer a competitive salary, Company Health Scheme and the opportunity to work in a beautiful rural location.