Bouwman Holsteins, a large dairy producer in Ontario is now hiring for one (1) full-time dairy herdsperson!
We are a family owned and operated dairy farm in Guelph, Ontario that has long standing history in the province. We are in need of a full-time dairy herdsperson. If you are a reliable, hardworking and dedicated team player apply today!
Please note: This role involves working various and long hours.
- Feed cows, heifers, calves by formulating a feeding program (based on individual requirements for each)
- Keep record of nutritional requirements of feed (update as they change)
- 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 health of animals (dehorning, clipping, hoof trimming)
- Look after animals and take temperature readings on possible sick calves
- Recognize health problems and give medicine as needed.
- Assist in breeding animals (track to find best time for fertility)
- Care of new born calves (ensure proper environment for birthing and assist with birth)
- Supervise and train general farm workers/ part time workers that come and go depending on season
Education and Experience:
No formal education required and 1-2 years of experience
Language: No English/Basic English is sufficient
Wage: $15.56/ hourly
How to apply:
By mail or in person:
7553 Eighth Line RR5
We welcome all to apply including Veterans, Seniors, Women, Aboriginals, Persons with disability, Women and more.