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Pig Stockperson – Ref 1078 Norfolk

  • Full Time
  • Norfolk
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • This position has been filled
  • Nov 30, 2021

Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd.

Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd.

We are recruiting for an Outdoor Pig Stockperson for a farm in Norfolk (PE31).

The Company:  The family business was established 40 years ago. They have modernised all machinery and now change all vehicles every three years to ensure efficiency to make the work easier, faster and less physical.

The Unit: The 1000-sow outdoor unit is breeding only. The piglets are weaned at three weeks, but as of the next harvest, they will move to five-week weaning. Farrowing is individually penned, pigs are fed by hand, dry sows are mechanically fed.

Machinery: The farm uses tractors, telehandlers, various trailers, pickup trucks in the fields, so applicants should be able to operate them.

Person Specification:

  • Experienced in all aspects associated with an outdoor 1000-sow breeding herd
  • Farrowing experience is preferable
  • Minimum of 1 years experience, preferably more
  • Must have own transport
  • Experience in using tractors, telehandlers, trailers etc.
  • Ability to keep accurate records


Salary guide: £22,000 – £26,000 + Bonus.

Plus: 

  • 28 days holidays including bank holidays
  • The successful candidate will be expected to work every other weekend but generally only to feed
  • Footwear, jackets, t-shirts, waterproofs and overalls provided

Tagged as: agriculture, farm worker, farming, livestock, norfolk, outdoor pigs, pig farm, pigs, sows, stockman

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