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Glenapp Estate Co Ltd
Glenapp Estate
Charlie Russell
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Due to the continued expansion of our dairy enterprise and a valued team member emigrating to start a new chapter in their life we have created two new roles.

1.) Dairy Youngstock Manager / Trainee Manager

The ideal candidate will be motivated and enthusiastic individual, with the ambition to succeed along with us.

The person must be capable of making a positive and lasting contribution within our dedicated team producing 
milk from a grass  based with our spring calving herd of x-bred cows.

Their main responsibilities will be calf rearing and ensuring youngstock meet target weights. They will receive assistance throughout the busy calf rearing season and with dosing ,weighing and other handlings.

Outwith the calf rearing season they will work in  a rota with the rest of the dairy team, assisting with all aspects of our grazing dairy system including milking.

The successful candidate will be capable of feeding and managing calves and youngstock, following a proven health programme, ensuring animal health (including identifying, treating and recording) and identifying and repairing faults. e.g water and electric fences.

2.) Milker / GFW

The perfect candidate will have a positive attitude , enjoy working in a team environment and be enthusiastic about cows. They must be honest, reliable and capable of working alone.

They will have:

  • Sound knowledge of modern dairy farming practices
  • An understanding of pasture management and animal husbandry skills
  • Pride in their work and surrounding environment
  • Suitable applicants will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience and have a full UK driver’s licence.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION  FOR BOTH ROLES

For those keen to progress, Glenapp offers a comprehensive remuneration package, ongoing training 

and clear career development opportunities.

 

The package also  includes refurbished CH &  DG accommodation, with options to suit an individual 

or family on a school bus pick up route.

 

This well laid out coastal farm will be milking 950+ cows in 2018  through a central 70 point rotary

 parlour with ACR’s, dumpline, Backing Gate, Auto ID, Auto in parlour feeding and shedding gate.

 


Applications are invited by email to charlie_russell@btconnect.com, 

However please call 01465 831210 with informal enquiries.

If no one is available please leave a message and we will get back to you.

If you don't hear back from us please give us another ring, we don't have your number !

 

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