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Lambing & Calving Student 2022

Anstruther, Good rates of pay depending on experience.

Balcaskie Estate has an opportunity for two people to assist with lambing 1200 ewes and calving 300 cows in 2022.
Indoor lambing 400 ewes begins on 1st March and outdoor lambing 800 ewes on 1st April. Calving will be from 1st March for 8 weeks indoors.
The farm is organic an pasture fed, practicing regenerative agriculture techniques.
The role will be practical and will require a hands-on attitude. Accommodation can be provided, and the farm is well equipped with excellent facilities. You will be working as part of the farm team and main responsibilities will include;
Assisting with lambing, post lambing care of ewes and lambs, feeding/watering, bedding, hygiene checking stock and moving to pasture.
Assisting with calving, tagging, feeding, moving to pasture, bedding, hygiene and checking on cattle pre and post calving.
Balcaskie Estate is situated in the East Neuk of Fife, approximately 15 minutes from St Andrews. Due to the location, a car would be advisable.
Good rates of pay depending on experience.
Please send CV and covering letter for applications to dryan@balcaskie.com