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Apprentice Herdsperson – R Brown & Son

  • Job type: Fixed Term Apprenticeship - 18 months
  • Salary: £129.00 per week
  • Closing date: 29th October 2021 00:00 am

Employer Location: R Brown & Son, Odstone Barn Farm, Ibstock Road, Nuneaton CV13 0RE

Training Campus: Brooksby Campus (day release)

Working Week: Working week will be variable depending on the time of the year. Will be working every other weekend.

To apply for this position, please visit the National Apprenticeship website:


Main Duties:

  • Stock rearing, feeding and bedding
  • Work with farm veterinary surgeon, assistance in all stock related matters, e.g de-horning, worming and other routine calf work
  • Yard work, scrapping, mucking out, cleaning pens
  • Tractor driving, field and yard work, general maintenance of tractors to include greasing, oil level checks, filters and other routine tasks
  • Milking on a rota basis (training to be provided)
  • Spotting of bulling cows and presented for AI
  • General cow health, observation and treatment, to include calving and mastitis treatment, recognition of illness, liaison with Employer, taking cow temperatures and general observation of good cow health, where appropriate
  • Fencing and general farm maintenance