Role: Senior Pig Stockman – Serving specialist – Indoor Nucleus Herd
House: Property included with the role
Location: March (Cambridgeshire)
Rattlerow Farms is one of the largest and longest established, privately owned and entirely independent pig genetics businesses in Europe. The company has over 65 year’s experience, spanning three generations, and has continuously invested in its genetics and high health. Our success is built upon the tireless dedication of our people which is the key to our continuous growth and success as a business.
You will be working on a 300 sow Nucleus herd, dealing with some of the most genetically advanced, pure bred and hybrid lines in Europe. The farm covers all areas of the production process from Farrowing, Weaning, Serving, Gilt Selection, Performance Testing, selling breeding stock to some of the UK’s most successful farms.
You will be in charge of all the insemination that takes place on the nucleus unit. This will involve specific sire selection, choosing the top Boar’s from our AI studs to use on farm. As part of your induction you will be trained by one of Rattlerow’s key nucleus production managers and who is also recognised as one of the UK’s top experts in porcine reproduction and AI. You will also be responsible for overseeing the dry sow herd. This is an amazing opportunity for a serving specialist, either at commercial or multiplication level, to take their career to the next level and work for an industry leading genetics company.
Rattlerow Farms has recently won the ‘Investor In Training Award,’ at the National Pig awards which is an enormous accolade to the investment they show in each and every individual the employ.
All animals are looked after to RSPCA Assured Standards so candidates must have a focus on welfare and enjoy an active job.
– Competitive Salary
– Experienced team to learn and develop
– The opportunity to learn about and manage selection at the highest level of pig breeding and genetics.
– Company days out (previous days include paintballing, climbing three peaks, Centre Parks)
– Hard working, ‘Can Do’ Attitude
– Must enjoy working with animals
– Ideally 2/3 years of serving experience at multiplication level
– Driving licence
If this role is of interest, please send your cv to Nick Lawson using the following email address [email protected]