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This job expired on July 15, 2017

Value Added Dairy Farm Assistant Manning Hill Farm

  • Date Posted May 16, 2017
  • Location Winchester, NH
  • Category Agriculture
  • Job type Part-Time
Company description Manning Hill Farm is a 126 acre diversified , sustainable , value added dairy farm located in the southwest corner of New Hampshire with beautiful views of the Connecticut River Valley.  We raise a unique breed of heritage, Dutch Belted dairy cows that produce a wonderful tasting milk that we process and bottle in earth friendly glass bottles on site in our own milk plant.  We market and distribute all of our own milk direct to wholesale accounts including local stores, co-ops, restaurants and also retail to customers at farmers markets and our farm shop.  Along with the cows, we also raise 450 laying chickens, 25-30 swine a year, meat chickens and beef, all rotational grazed and lovingly cared for.  We farm 250 acres of rented hay land to harvest all of our own hay to feed our herd.  Sam and Sarah are the owners/farmers and are highly driven to providing the local community with high quality local food options.  They believe that their small scale, direct marketing farming methods are one way to help change the food system. Job description Manning Hill Farm is a small, attention driven, value added dairy farm looking for a hard working, motivated, like-minded worker to join our team.

Evening milking shifts including all responsibilities of milking 20-25 cows in a tie stall barn solely completed by you.  Also includes calf care and barn cleaning.

Milk Delivery route on Tuesdays and Friday mornings 6:30-12, delivering our glass bottled milk, along with other products to local stores and restaurants .  Will be driving a large, international box truck (automatic), must have a excellent and safe driving record, and be able to lift 40+ lbs repetitively. 

Help with haying/driving tractors/operating equipment and hauling round bales from fields back to the farm when the weather is fit. 
Prior experience is a plus, must be reliable, friendly and love animals, especially cows.  More opportunities could arise to the right qualified candidate. Compensation this position is : hourly, varies DOE, $12.00 - $15.00 Application instructions
This job expired on July 15, 2017
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