Job - Assistant Herdsman

Job Title: Assistant Herdsman

Job Order #: KH-9129

Location: Wisconsin

Salary Range: $40000 - $50000

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits:


Qualifications:


MUST HAVE CURRENT DAIRY EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION

- Minimum Associate Degree, Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science preferred.

- 3-5 years of experience preferred
- Strong Herd Health skills
- Calf experience
- AI Breeding experience a plus
- Parlor experience
- Hoof Trimming experience
- Mechanical experience (milking equipment)
- Record keeping
- Computer experience

Job Description:


Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is representing a small dairy operation located in Wisconsin who are searching for an Assistant Herdsman. This position is responsible for assisting the
monitoring of the health of all animals on the premises and note any behavioral changes, give vaccinations and other injections as needed, treat minor injuries or illnesses as they occur, and maintain comprehensive health and production records. The Assistant Herdsman will also work closely with the veterinarian during examinations, assist with calving, and with hoof trimming, and milk cows and feed calves twice daily. The Assistant Herdsman must also be qualified to operate milking machines and other equipment, troubleshooting any mechanical problems or other issues as they arise. The milking parlor must be kept clean and up to the standards required by the dairy inspector.


Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Kirk Hansen at kirk@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-382-7370. You are encouraged to fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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