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Dairy Herdsperson

Remco Dairy Ltd. is a family owned dairy operation located near MacGregor, MB. They milk approx. 100 high productive Holstein cows with additional young stock. They currently have an opening for a Dairy Herdsperson.

Employment type: Permanent, full time (40h/week) (1 vacancy)
Work Locations: Remco Dairy Ltd., SE 26-11-11 W, MacGregor, MB, R0H 0R0
Business Address: Remco Dairy Ltd., PO Box 182, MacGregor, MB, R0H 0R0
Salary/benefits: $ 18.00 per hour, 4% vacation payment

Position Summary: Reporting to the farm owner, the Dairy Herdsperson is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day activities on the dairy farm and will supervise the work of general farm workers.

Duties include:
– Formulate and carrying out feeding programs appropriate to production groups;
– Carry out a breeding program;
– Perform Artificial Insemination
– Maintain livestock performance records;
– Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems;
– Handle sick livestock;
– Help manage, assist and oversee seeding, spraying and harvesting operations;
– Monitor and enforce procedures to maintain animal & crop health;
– Assist with crop & soil management, drainage & fertility programs;
– Operate and maintain (heavy duty) farm equipment;
– Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed
– Maintain quality control and production records
– Perform general farm duties (a.o.: milking, hoof trimming)
– Care for calves and young stock

Requirements:
– At least 1 year of relevant experience is a must;
– Experience with robotic milk system is preferred;
– Candidate should be mechanically inclined to identify milk robotic errors;
– Experience with operating and maintaining farm equipment is necessary.
– Successful completion of relevant post-secondary education in livestock husbandry is preferred.
– Ability to communicate in the English language.
Please apply by sending a cover letter, resume and at least two relevant references to Remco Dairy Ltd. by email: rempelryan06@gmail.com or mail: PO Box 182, MacGregor, MB, R0H 0R0
We thank you for your interest in working with us although only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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