Reporting to the Team Leader / Breeding Herd Manager, the Stockman will assist with the running
of the breeding herd in a manner that ensures optimum welfare and performance.
Consistently meeting LKL Farming's pig welfare standard
Ensuring all tasks are conducted properly and in a timely manner in accordance with the Work Matrix
or as instructed by the Team Leader / Breeding Herd Manager
Working to the standard required to ensure proper and efficient running of the unit and to optimise
Maintaining fencing in good order
Maintaining water supply
Routine maintenance of the equipment
Working harmoniously within the team
Ensuring tidy appearance of unit, including office and rest room
Biosecurity of unit
Inspect stock daily
Check health and condition, water provision and feed all groups of stock as per standard operating
Service routines as per standard operating procedure
Bedding up farrowing huts
Treat ill or injured sows or piglets in a timely manner to ensure high welfare outcomes and to optimise
Move and clean huts and prepare paddocks in a timely fashion and to a high standard - as outlined on
the work routine
Routine stock tasks - ringing, tagging, vaccinating and scanning
Maintain adequate bedding levels
Liaise with other departments regarding sow numbers for farrowing, weaned numbers etc.
Complete records accurately
Routine maintenance of machinery
General maintenance of equipment
Setting up and moving unit
Hours of Work
Approx 48 hours per week over the course of a year
Every other weekend, approx 4 hours per day but varies according to production cycle
31 days holiday
This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.
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