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Dairy Herdsperson
Start Date:
As soon as possible
Permanent fulltime
Required Skills:
• Valid drivers licence
• reliability and punctuality
• good work ethic and motivated to work in a team setting
• experience working with animals
• strong references (minimum of three)
• Milking and tractor experience are a benefit
Work Schedule:
Some overtime, Shift work, Week-ends, Evenings, Weekdays
Job Description:
100 cows milked in a modern tie stall facility located 10 min east of Charlottetown in Bedford, PEI. Family run operation that prides itself in making quality milk from a top producing herd with strong genetics.
To apply skills and knowledge to the procedure of milking cows and rearing heifers and calves
• set up, operate and maintain the milking equipment
• milk cows and clean up equipment afterwards
• rear heifers and calves, ensuring optimum health and growth rate.
• assist in diagnosing sick animals and treat with medication when required and record all treatments.
• assist with heat detection and calving
• feeding and bedding animals with tractor
• driving tractors to assist with planting and harvesting when needed
• day to day chores as required
will vary based on experience with the option of pay hourly or salary 40-50 hrs/week
• highly qualified workers have the option of health/dental insurance • a typical week consists of one morning and one evening milking off during the week. • schedule includes milking every second weekend, with weekends off typically beginning at noon every second Friday. • opportunity for annual bonus based on performance.
To Apply:
Winter Bay Farm