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Mill Operations and General Farm Work




Croft Feeds is a busy livestock mill based near Thirsk which produces bespoke animal feed alongside working Burtree farm. Farm operations include grass and cereals crops, intensive bull beef finishing and a 355-head early lambing flock with progeny reared for a Tesco’s contract. The position would suit an experienced stockman with knowledge of feeding systems as role includes all aspects of livestock husbandry, mill production and some animal feed haulage. Being a family run business, we are looking for an outstanding candidate who can contribute their skills to our small team. Essential traits include common sense, pro-activeness, good work ethic. A HGV Class II license would be an advantage but it is not essential as training will be provided for the correct candidate. This is for feed haulage as we have a 20 t rigid Scania wagon used to blow feed into bins on farm.

Key Attributes:

  • Excellent agricultural knowledge base and stockman ship ability.
  • Passion for cattle and sheep alike.
  • Experience with feedstuffs on farm.
  • General farm experience- fencing, concreting and welding would be beneficial to your ability to do the day-to-day role.
  • Farm paperwork (movements, passports etc) non-essential but useful if the secretary is off work.
  • Willingness to learn to use the rationing software such as feed byte and to work with the farm secretary to follow UFAS regulations within the mill (crucial).
  • Self-motivation.
  • Competent tractor driver (driving license is essential).
  • Physical health is vital due to the manual demands of the role. Company Benefits:
  • Good basic salary with progression or bonuses related to experience level and work performance. • Small family business environment where your contribution is recognised and rewarded!

Volunteer Work



Paid Per Hour

To be agreed



This farm is looking for local people that can travel to and from the destination.

This farm can accommodate a certain amount of mobile homes on its grounds.

This farm has some accommodation available on-site. Spaces may be limited.

Required Experience

  • HGV Class 2 License
  • Telehander Certificate

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