BLACK AVON FARMS LTD. LOCATED IN ANTIGONISH, NOVA SCOTIA ARE NOW HIRING 2FULL-TIME DAIRY HERDSPERSONS!
We are a family owned and operated dairy farm in Antigonish, Nova Scotia that has long standing history in the province. We are constantly growing and expanding our business and are in need of a full time dairy herdsperson. If you are a reliable, hardworking and dedicated team player apply today!
The role involves working long hours (Early mornings, days, evenings, night, weekend, overtime)
Physically demanding (standing/walking long hours)
Use of Milking Systems
- Feed cows, heifers, calves by formulating a feeding program (based on individual requirements for each)
- Milk cattle twice daily
- Keep record of milk production
- Maintain quality control of cattle health and milk quality
- Ensure proper sanitation of milking equipment
- Maintain quality control and production records
- Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers
- Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed
- Supervise and oversee breeding and other livestock-related programs
- Maintain livestock performance records, Formulate feeding program, Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
Education and Experience:
Completion of High School and 1-2 years of experience
Language: Some English (As long as able to carry out tasks)
Wage: $14.00/ hourly
How to apply:
2362 Heatherton Guysborough Rd.
Antigonish, NS B0H 1R0
We encourage applications from women, veterans, persons with a disability, aboriginal peoples, members of a visible minority and more!