Dairy Herdsperson (Head Dairy Herdsperson)

Job Information
Author ruuddairy
Date September 10, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Tru-Willynn Dairy Ltd.
Salary $17.00 to $19.00 hourly - Per Hour
Location Thamesford, ON
Category Farming (full-time and seasonal)
Contact Information

Company: Tru-Willynn Dairy Ltd.

Business Information: Tru-Willynn Dairy Ltd. is a 2 site dairy farm with a little bit of cash crop

Business Address: 743449 Road 74, Thamesford, ON, N0M 2M0

Work Location: 743449 Road 74, Thamesford, ON, N0M 2M0 and 21283 Cherryhill Road, Thorndale, ON, N0M 2M0

Type of Employment: Full time–Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job duties:

  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Perform general farm duties
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Hire and train staff shearing of livestock or disinfecting pens, barns or poultry houses
  • Monitoring animal health
  • Feed inventory
  • Livestock branding
  • Reining
  • Artificial insemination or breeding and hooftrimming
  • Handling animals
  • Formulate feeding program
  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Maintain livestock performance records
  • Select livestock for sale

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Milking system (automated)
  • Feeding and watering system
  • Automated manure handling or storage system
  • Storage and silage system

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required


Education: Completion of high school

Experience: At least two years of experience or a post-secondary certificate is required.

Salary: $17.00 to $19.00 hourly, 40-60 Hours per week

Benefits provided:

-Footwear and coveralls.

Important information:

Shift 1: 5am-8am, 9am-12pm, 4pm-8pm

Shift 2: 6am- 8am, 9am -12pm, 1pm-6pm


Apply by e-mail to: arts@xplornet.com

Apply by mail to: 743449 Road 74, Thamesford, ON, N0M 2M0

Apply by phone: 519-521-0839

Contact person: Ruud Arts

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