Job opening in Drogheda Co. Louth for someone interested in working on a large herd Dairy Farm.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to gain excellent experience with some training provided.


The farm assistant is required to work as part of a team to carry out the day to day tasks set out by the farm management. It is expected that the farm assistant will have a good understanding of farming and have experience working on a dairy farm. You will be required to complete your tasks and the Farm Assistant will report to the farm manager on a daily basis on agreed tasks.


Duties may include:

·         Assist with the feeding of stock as directed by farm manager

·         Assisting with milking as directed by farm manager

·         Arriving on time to set up equipment

·         Arriving on time to get the cows in for milking

·         Carrying out milking and teat spraying

·         Cleaning and maintaining the farm dairy, plant and equipment,

·         Assisting with the management of the animals on farm as directed by farm manager

·         Identifying and assisting with the treatment of mastitis in cows

·         Moving and handling animals in an acceptable way at all times

·         Assist with all seasonal requirements as directed by farm manager

·         Assisting with all calving requirements

·         Effectively communicate with farm manager as required

·         Committed to learning new skills and attending appropriate training as agreed with farm manager


·         Shift work / Weekend work will be required – Can be discussed at interview stage

·         Excellent competitive salary/ daily rates available and open to negotiations based on experience

·         Paid holidays

·         Training and guidance provided


This is a great chance for someone who is looking to progress in their career within the dairy field.

If you think that this is the opportunity for you please call us on 087 439 2931 or send your CV today to cannontownfarm@gmail.com

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