Farm Assistant

We are looking for a Farm Assistant to help aide the working farm manager with the responsibility for all livestock and farming operations of the company, maintaining and improving our high profile herd of longhorn cattle.

  • ​Helping the Working Farm Manager with day to day management and care of livestock which will include feeding, mucking out and bedding up.
  • General care of livestock
  • Visiting grazing sites across Hertfordshire to check livestock
  • Tractor driving, including topping, harrowing, rolling, hedge cutting, towing and assisting with silaging
  • Communicating with the farm’s conservation grazing clients
  • Regularly interfacing with the public
  • Helping with the Farmplan recording system
  • Helping with purchasing and sales of livestock
  • Helping to order feeds and other goods
  • Helping to liaise with vets, hoof trimmers

Any other reasonable duties as required from time to time

  • ​Core skills and requirements​
  • Full U.K driving licence essential
  • ​Previous experience of cattle and livestock.
  • ​Excellent Health and Safety awareness

​This is a full time position with some on call requirements and early starts, full workwear, PPE and use of company vehicles and equipment, career development and training opportunities.

The successful applicant will be based from Maydencroft Limited, Hitchin, Hertfordshire and various tenanted land around the villages of Gosmore and St Ippolyts, Conservation grazing sites across the county of Hertfordshire and beyond.

For further information and to apply, please click here or send your CV to

Closing Date: 30/11/2021  Location: Hertfordshire

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