Dairy farm manager in Westmeath

Stokestown Dairies in Co Westmeath is looking for a farm manager to manage its grass-based spring-calving herd.

Based in Ballinea, the farm is located just five minutes from Mullingar town.

The farm is equipped with modern facilities and high-performing cows and has also undergone lots of development in the last number of years, including a 50-bail rotary parlour, Nedap collars, good roadways and well set-up paddocks.

Contractors are used for most of the tractor work and the calves are all reared off-farm.

As manager, some of the main roles will include milking, milk recording, monitoring herd health, looking after the vaccination plan, calving, breeding and grassland management.

This role offers a very competitive salary of €38,000, which includes rostered time off and flexibility.

If this sounds like a role you would be interested in, see more here.

Another dairy farm manager in Westmeath

A dairy farm manager is also required for a large modern dairy farm in Kinnegad, Co Westmeath.

Comprising of 550 cows in total, the cows are run over a 530ac milking platform.

This farm boasts modern facilities, including a 60-bail rotary milking parlour.

If accommodation is a prerequisite for the person applying, it can be provided on farm.

The role offers an attractive salary, with opportunity for career progression.

If you would like to find out more about this role, see here.

Opportunity in New Zealand

An Irish-run dairy farm on the South Island of New Zealand requires an experienced farm assistant to join its team.

Over 800 cows are being milked on this farm through a 50-bail rotary parlour.

The cow shed is fitted with ACRs, in-shed feeding and an automatic drafting system.

There are two positions available starting around the middle of July, for a 12-month contract.

Accommodation will be provided and the houses are all newly renovated and fully furnished.

Invercargill, where the farm is located, is at the very southern tip of the South Island and is just over a two-hour drive to Queenstown.

To apply before the deadline, see here.