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Full-time Dairy Herdsperson

at Family Farm - Plattsville/Ayr Area in Plattsville, ON

Please send resumes directly to tanyacvv@hotmail.com

We are in need of a hardworking, self-driven individual that is passionate about providing proper livestock care to join our team! A background in agriculture and knowledge of livestock practices is an asset but we are willing to train the right candidate.

This position is full-time and offers 40-45 hours a week.

Hours of work fall between 5:00 am - 6:30 pm, start and end times vary. You will be required to work every other weekend.

We offer competitive wages based upon experience and expertise.

If you think your skillset would make you a great candidate, please submit your resume and cover letter.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Milk, feed and tend the stalls for approx. 120 dairy cows.
  • Maintain herd health by providing vaccinations and recognizing and treating health issues.
  • Manage and carry out breeding activities
  • Maintain records using Alpro herd management software, training provided.
  • Safe and effective operation and maintenance of farm machinery and equipment
  • General farm chores and barn maintenance duties required as needed.
  • Field work during plant and harvest, experience an asset

Qualifications and Skills

  • Strong communication skills and a positive attitude are a must.
  • A passion for animal health and welfare.
  • Computer literacy required.
  • Livestock farming experience an asset, willing to train the right candidate.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Must have reliable transportation and a proven track record of punctuality.

Work Environment and Conditions

  • Work is performed outdoors and inside barns and other outbuildings.
  • Environment can often be noisy.
  • Physically demanding, fast-paced work.
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking.


Full-time, Permanent

Please send resumes directly to tanyacvv@hotmail.com


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Published at 16-04-2021
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