Digital Dairy Chain

Assistant Farm Manager

Job Title: Assistant Farm Manager

Role: Full-time, minimum 1 year term from October 23
Salary: £45K plus quality accommodation

Location: Dourie Farm, DG8 9JZ

Job Description

This is a job for an all-rounder, somebody who wants to be active both practically and organisationally.

We are a 1100 cow outdoor diary with 2 rotary parlours rearing all of our own replacements and beef calves to 12 weeks old. We also have 200 sow indoor Pig business with a land holding of 2300 acres. The person will work across all areas as required.

Duties will cover all aspects of the business from:

    • Erecting and repairing electric fences.
    • Occasional milking.
    • Overseeing milking team.
    • Loading pigs.
    • Crossing cows.
    • Repairing burst water pipes.
    • Grass measuring.
    • Calving cows.
    • Weighing cows and young stock.
    • Providing holiday and relief cover for any of the roles on the farm.
    • Tag reading.
    • Preparing passports.
    • Grass strategy including spring and autumn rotation planners.
    • Power washing.
    • Feeding milk calves.
    • Bedding with the straw chopper.
    • Treating antibiotic cows.
    • Drying off.


CV and general enquiries about the role should be directed to Rory Christie

or Becca Brown

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