Job - Calf Herdsman

Job Title: Calf Herdsman

Job Order #: KH-9181

Location: Wisconsin

Salary Range: $40000 - $50000

Commission / Bonus: Annual performance bonus

Benefits: 401K (matching up to 3% + Paid Sick Leave + Paid Vacation/Personal Leave

Qualifications
  1. Associate of Science in Animal Science (or similar field) or higher
  2. Worked full-time on a calf raising or feeding operation for at least one year
  3. Microsoft Office programs proficiency
  4. Have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

REQUIREMENTS

  1. The needs of this business are not confined to typical workday hours. As such, the ability and willingness to work early and late hours as well as weekends is required.
  2. Providing daily care of livestock can entail lifting heavy bags, buckets, bales, etc. The ability to safely lift and carry at least 50lbs is required.
Job Description

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is representing a calf raising operation located in Wisconsin who is searching for a Calf Herdsman. The primary responsibility of this position is to conduct the day-to-day care of all calves in the calf raising facilities. The goal is to maximize growth of calves in this segment through meticulous and careful management and care. Focus on cleanliness, organization, attention to detail, and a passion for animal agriculture are a must to be considered for this position. General responsibilities are outlined below:
  1. Provide daily care of all livestock
    1. Including but not limited to: feeding and watering, bedding and scraping, and cleaning and sanitizing
    2. Follow BMP/SOP for day-to-day animal care and sanitation
  2. Monitor and maintain animal health
    1. Provide early identification of health events
    2. Vaccinate and treat calves
    3. Complete health testing on calves
    4. Communicate regularly with Veterinarian and other farm staff
  3. Assist in developing and implementing health management protocols
  4. Assist with other farm jobs as the need arises


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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