Job - Herdsman

Job Title: Herdsman

Job Order #: KH-9823

Location: Washington

Salary Range: $50000 - $60000

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: 1/wk paid vacation after first year + Housing available if needed + Medical + Reasonable relocation expenses paid

Qualifications:

- Strong dairy experience

- Leadership / motivational skills
- Supervising experience
- Strong Cow management experience
- Parlor (milking) experience
- AI Breeding or willing to learn
- Herd health experience
- Feed / nutrition knowledge
- Calving / calf experience
- Self starter


Job Description:


Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is representing a mid-size dairy located in Washington who is searching for hands-on Herdsman to help oversee the day to day operation. This position will be responsible for overseeing 3 full-time employees and ensuring that protocols and procedures are followed, and daily tasks are completed properly and in a timely manner. Must have parlor experience (Cows are milked twice a day), no milking responsibilities. Herdsman will be responsible for herd health (Able to spot, diagnose and treat any sick animals). Will meet with the veterinarian on herd health every 2 weeks. The herdsman will also be responsible for record keeping using Dairy Comp 305, cleaning and scraping the barns, oversee maternity barn, including calving, tagging and feeding calves.


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

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