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Dairy Farm Worker

Date Posted: 17:46:58 2019-09-10
Location: Tavistock, Ontario, Canada
Contact Person: Danesville Holsteins
Company/Business Name: Danesville Holsteins

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Company: Danesville Holsteins Ltd.
Business Location: 2376-Line 29 Perth East, Tavistock, ON N0B 2R0
Work Location: Same as above
Business Information: We are a dairy farm
Type of Employment: Permanent– Full-time
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Job Description:
 Feeding cows with TMR mixer-driving tractor
 Tend cows
 Milk cows in a double 10 parlour
 Clean stables, barns
 Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns
 Detect disease and health problems in livestock and care of animals.
 Write daily basic progress reports
 Handling animals
 Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
 Preparing feed ration as specified by formula
 Feeding calves with bottles and by bucket-feeding pellets
 Bedding calves in hutches
 Pressure and wash calf hutches
 Clean parlour area
 Maintain or assist in the maintenance of facilities and farm infrastructure including
cleaning stables or barns.
-Education: Not required
-Experience is an asset
-Milking machinery or equipment knowledge is an asset
-Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Repetitive Tasks, physically demanding,
combination of sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching and kneeling, standing for
extended periods of time.
-Personal suitability: flexibility, able to work on its own as well as part of a team.
-Work site environment: outdoors, wet/damp, odours.

Salary: $14.00 to 16.00 hourly, 50-60 hours per week.

Benefits: Work clothing allowance, weekly transportation to town for groceries. Transportation
costs covered if worker needs to relocate. Accommodation provided at a discounted rate.
Important Information: Shifts will be 8-12 hours a day. Work shifts will be:
Milking: 5h00am to 9h30am or 5h00pm to 9h00pm
Feeding: 10h00am to 4h00pm plus other jobs such as cleaning, animal care, maintenance, etc.
**Shifts may vary, overtime work will be required**
Apply by e-mail to: danesvilleholsteins@hotmail.com
Salary: $14-$16 hourly


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