Agricultural Work Placement
Woodwards Farm, Winwick, Huntingdon, Cambs
Added: 30th January 2020
Closing Date: 26th April 2020
The farm is 220 acres with a rotation of Winter Wheat, Spring Barley and Perennial Ryegrass Leys. We fatten 140 head of store cattle and have a further 350 chickens for free range egg production. The beef is all hung and prepared on the on-farm butchery and is sold at farmers markets in London and to local pubs and restaurants alongside the eggs.
We are looking for a willing student who is both keen to learn and hard working to work on our mixed farm in Cambridgeshire.
The role is predominantly farm based but opportunities in either the butchery or at farmers markets can be provided should the applicant express an interest.
The jobs on our farm will be varied and will include:
- Cattle Husbandry: Bedding down, feeding, helping with medication.
- Tractor Work: Muck carting, mowing, tedding, rowing up, baling, bale carting, silage wrapping, muck spreading, corn carting and cultivating.
- General Farm Maintenance
The pay will vary dependent upon age and experience and accommodation can be provided.