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Dairy Manager - Welsh Marches - H182

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An exceptional opening has arisen for a Dairy Manager, on a well invested and extremely credible intensive dairy unit. The farm is situated in the Welsh Marches. This is a fantastic chance to join a progressive farming operation within a small team and gain valuable experience. This is a genuine opportunity for someone who is seeking a career in dairy farming rather than a job.

Currently the farm consists of a dairy herd milked three times a day using a 24:24 parlour. They are in the top 1% of herds in the country producing 12,500 litres. The successful applicant will have managerial responsibilities of the day to day running of the farm; making decisions on areas such as lameness, fertility and scoring etc. Ideas on how the business can be improved and developed will be welcomed along with help on costing's.

The successful candidate will be reliable, trustworthy, conscientious and self-motivated. Candidates who are commercially minded are of particular interest.


  • Several years of UK dairy farming experience with a passion for the industry.
  • An agricultural qualification e.g. HND/Degree.
  • Willing to give a long term commitment to the role.
  • Flexible and with the right attitude to fit in with the existing team.
  • Capable of maintaining the farm to extremely high standards.
  • Well organised and proactive.
  • Computer literate.
  • Full valid UK driving licence - tractor licence and trailer licence would be an advantage.

In return, a new 3 bedroom house will be provided along with a competitive package.

Interested to know more about this excellent opportunity? Please e-mail your enquiry or CV to harrietsmith@delacyexecutive.co.uk or call Harriet Smith on 01885 485528/ 01885 483440 for more information. Thank you.

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