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Apprentice Pig Stockperson *(ref 117)

Aylsham, Norfolk

Published
21-12-2016
Job ad details
Published
21-12-2016
Expires
18-01-2017
Job ID
LJA-39737377
Jobtype
Full-time
Apprentice
Job sector
Agriculture/Horticulture

Apprentice Pig Stockperson (ref 117)

Location - 
Buxton
Norfolk


Working on a 450 sow outdoor pig breeding unit, farrowing every 3 weeks producing 500 plus weaners. The piglets remain on their mothers for approximately 4 weeks before being weaned and are then moved to nursery/fattening units. The job includes feeding sows, strawing up huts, moving sows, weaning piglets, dealing with fallen stock, artificial insemination, identifying illness and administering vaccinations/medicine. Will be expected to practice good bio-security and accurate record keeping.


Hours of work - 30-40 hours per week, Monday Friday with some weekend work 

Qualifications & Skills required - Minimum of 3x GCSEs at Grade E or above, including Maths and English (or equivalent). must have a keen interest in working with livestock and their welfare. Need to enjoy being outside and experience with driving a tractor is desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

Training via Edge Careers and a local training provider leading to a recognised qualification.

Apply via the web link to the Edge careers jobs page and complete the on line application form.

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Job ad details
Published
21-12-2016
Expires
18-01-2017
Job ID
LJA-39737377
Jobtype
Full-time
Apprentice
Job sector
Agriculture/Horticulture
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