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Calf Herdsman KH-9726

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 11/25/22

Job Description

Job description:

An established dairy operation is searching for a Calf Herdsman. The selected candidate for this position will provide elite animal care by growing and developing healthy calves to maximize their reproductive performance.

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:

Accountable for the overall success of the calf raising program at.Meet or exceed KPI goals of calf raising program including animal growth, animal health, and client satisfactionProvide daily care of all livestockIncluding but not limited to: feeding and watering, bedding and scraping, and cleaning and sanitizingFollow BMP/SOP for day-to-day animal care and sanitationEnsure calf care and comfort are held to the highest standardMonitor and maintain animal health and performanceProvide early identification of health eventsVaccinate and treat calvesComplete health testing on calvesCommunicate regularly with Veterinarian and other farm staffComplete regular animal weightsDocument animal health data to ensure accuracy and completenessExceed animal health and growth goalsAssist in developing and implementing animal care protocolsGuide and train Farm Support Staff as they are availableAssist Donor Herdsman and Farm Manager with other farm responsibilities Qualifications:

- Worked full-time on a calf raising or feeding operation for at least one year- Self-starter that is capable of managing their own time to achieve the goals of the position
- Microsoft Office programs proficiency
- Have a valid drivers license and reliable transportation


- The needs of this business are not confined to typical workday hours. Livestock care is necessary 365 days/year. As such, the ability and willingness to work early and late hours as well as weekends and holidays is required.
- 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.
- Ability to work independently to provide animal care and achieve animal health and performance goals is a must

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Calf Herdsman position - Wisconsin

$45,000 - $55,000

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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