Herdsman / Herd Manager (KH-6576)
PLEASE NOTE: We will not be able to reply to you if your resume does not meet the position requirements. There is NO closing date. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. You must be currently authorized to work in the US to be considered for this position. QUALIFICATIONS: MUST HAVE CURRENT DAIRY EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION – Ability to interact and work in all aspects of dairy operations.- Excellent communications, organization skills and bilingual in Spanish/English- General knowledge of concepts of animal husbandry, animal nutrition, reproduction, milk quality, and records- Ability to communicate with management and all employees- Ability to observe and share information to teammates- Proficient in using standard dairy and office programs- Be a team player, help collaborate, resolve issues, and implement solutions JOB DESCRIPTION: Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is representing a large Texas searching for a Herdsman / Herd Manager for their operation. This position will report to Owner and General Manager. Duties are as follows: Coordinate and assist in all animal treatments. Assist with Reproductive team with head detection and Artificial insemination of cows and heifers. Assist with mastitis culturing and analyze results for treatment. Assist with weekly herd checks and appropriate reproduction protocols. Assist with treatment of all animals completed within standard operation procedures of the dairy operation. Assist and follow the procedures to maintain the highest levels of animal welfare practices. Consult and collaborate with key consulting partners including vet, nutritionist, and AI staff. Perform data entry as needed to maintain quality records. Interact with both employees and animals in a safe and ethical environment. Maintain a valid driver s license.Apply for this job.