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Pig Stockman – Award Winning Farm

  • Full Time
  • Framlingham
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Sep 5, 2019

Rattlerow Farms

Salary: Competitive Basic + Bonus Scheme

COMPANY

Rattlerow Farms is one of the largest and longest established, privately owned and entirely independent pig genetics businesses in Europe. The company has over 60 year’s experience, spanning three generations, and has continuously invested in its genetics and high health which has allowed it to make enormous economic gains with producers and also retailers.

ROLE

You will be working on multiplication, closed herd breeding unit, alongside 4-5 extremely experienced colleagues. The farm covers all areas of the production process from Farrowing, Weaning, Serving, Gilt Selection and Finishing, selling breeding stock to some of the UK’s most successful farms.

You will be covering all areas of the farm at first until management understands the most suitable area for you to focus on. This is a rare opportunity for someone with little or no pig experience to work on a unit that is achieving exceptional figures, and learn from some very experienced stockman to propel your career to the next level.

This farm has achieved some extraordinary figures consistently averaging over average on pigs reared/sow/year. As a result of its unprecedented performance, it has won multiple awards at the National Pig Awards including ‘National Herd Productivity Award,’ and also individual awards such as ‘Stockman of the year.’

Rattlerow Farms has recently won the ‘Investor In Training Award,’  at the National Pig awards which is an enormous accolade to the investment this business shows in each and every individual they employ so there will be external training provided.

All animals are looked after to Red Tractor Assured Standards so candidates must have a focus on welfare and enjoy an active job.

BENEFITS

–          Very competitive package

–          Bonus structure dependant on performance

–          Experienced team to learn and develop

–          External training courses

CANDIDATE

–          Hard working, ‘Can Do’ Attitude

–          Someone that will work regular weekends

–          Tractor driving experience

–          Someone that enjoy’s working with animals

–          Driving licence

–          Person who has no exposure to other pigs or pig farms

 

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