Dairy Herdsperson - Filled
|Location||Embro , Ontario|
Our client is successful dairy farm located in southern Ontario. They are now seeking an experienced and enthusiastic herdsperson to join their team at their robotic dairy farm.
Why work for us:
They are a 100 cow, robot dairy farm operation with 2 GEA robots. They have a Robotic automatic feeding system. Their robot barn is a year old. They recently moved from a tie stall set up to a robot barn.
They are looking for a reliable, detail-oriented individual with a solid knowledge of computers and technology.
What you will do:
- Herd management - breeding, vaccinations, monitoring animal health and providing treatment, record keeping
- Help run a large 2 Robot dairy operation
- Moving and sorting cows
- Managing fresh cows and their calves
- Bedding stalls and fetching cows for robotic milking
What you will need:
- Training in Artificial insemination - although would be willing to subsidize training if needed
- Operating skid steer and telehandler
- Dairy farm experience preferred but willing to train someone who is passionate about cows.
- flexibility with scheduling to accommodate individual.
- Self-motivated with the ability to look ahead and see what work needs to be done.
- Strong ability to work with computers, smart phones and tablets.
- Ability to do minor maintenance.
- A love of agriculture.