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Job Location: Dansville, New York - United States
JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 34093
Title: Herdsman (KH-8774)
Job Location: Dansville, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $40,000.00 - $55,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: 401K + Disability Insurance + Health Insurance + Life Insurance + Paid Vacation + Possible Housing
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Herdsman position - New York

$40,000 - $55,000

JOB DESCRIPTION

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is representing a large dairy operation located in New York who is searching for an experience Herdsman. Duties as a Herdsman will include but are not limited to:

General Duties:
Work closely with Herd Manager and other Herdsman to complete daily tasks.
Effectively carry out assigned tasks.
Participate in trainings to ensure you are performing your duties safely and efficiently.

Caring for Animals:
Observation of cattle daily for heats, sicknesses, lameness, mastitis or any abnormality and treating according to established programs.
Vaccinating and dry-off of cattle.
Administering IM, SQ, and IV injections.
Routine sorting and moving of cattle from barn to barn and/or group to group.
Fresh cow maternity care, which includes assisting with difficult calvings.
Feed, water, and milk down animals.
Cattle breeding.
Sick and fresh cow programs followed daily which includes temperatures, observation, analysis, palpating, checking for DAs.
Maintain cow identification tagging.
Aseptic milk sample collection, plating, interpretation, and assignment of treatment.
Manage pregnancy check and heat synchronization programs.

Milking:
Assist with the milking of fresh cow and treated groups daily.

Feeding:
Collect forage samples, run dry matters, and change dry matter values in feed management software.
Determine feed amounts for heifer, dry cow, and lactating groups.

Operation of small equipment:
Skidloader for barn and bunk cleaning and pushing up feed.
Utilize Dairy Comp software for herd management.
Help supervise milking staff.
Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

MUST HAVE CURRENT DAIRY EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION

- Previous experience with working with cows including, heat detection, sickness, lameness, and treating accordingly.
- AI breeding experience.
- Experience with sorting and moving groups of cows.
- Experience with fresh cow maternity care.
- Ability to operate Dairy Comp 305 and other computer software.
- Experience in feeding and milking cows.
- Ability to operate farm machinery.
- Able to lift 50 lbs.
- Must have a valid drivers license.

Education:
University - Bachelor`s Degree/3-4 Year Degree




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