An experienced stockperson for short-term calving role on 200
acre organic farm with a beef suckler herd near Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire has arisen.
The contract runs from the 20th May until September, specific end date to be confirmed.
Candidates must have a significant history of undertaking calving duties to a high standard and be able to provide strong recommendations from other positions. We have 35+ calves due before September, of which about 15 will be at foot by the end of May.
Responsibilities will include general farm work, keeping precise records and managing a rotational grazing plan. A trailer license is essential. The candidate must be able to work alone but will have support when needed. Accommodation is available. Position may be permanent for well qualified applicants. If you would like to find out more, or if you would like to apply then please email firstname.lastname@example.org
English Farm, Nuffield, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 5TH
Society member Archie Corrie is in his third year at the Royal Agricultural University and has put together a short questionnaire relating to native breeds of livestock and how they can increase biodiversity as well as contribute to the sustainability of agriculture in the UK.
He'd like as many responses as possible from native breed keepers so if you can spend a few minutes helping him out please do so. Please respond by Saturday 1 May please.
Click here to go to the survey, it'll only take 5-10 minutes to complete