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Bouwman Holsteins, a large dairy producer in Ontario is now hiring for one (1) full-time dairy herdsperson!

Job Information
Author bouwmanholsteins
Date February 1, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Bouwman Holsteins
Salary $15.56 - Per Hour
Location Guelph, ON
Category Farming (full-time and seasonal)
Contact Information

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!

Job Duties:

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

Job Requirements:

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
Guelph, Ontario
N1H 6J2


We welcome all to apply including Veterans, Seniors, Women, Aboriginals, Persons with disability, Women and more.

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