JOB LOCATION: 4877 Moeller Rd, Port Hope, MI 48468
JOB DUTIES: Responsible for implementing herd health and animal reproduction programs for milk production, breeding, and agricultural production operation. Specific duties include: (1) assisting with animal breeding operations through animal servicing, artificial insemination, heat synchronization, and calving processes; (2) implementing sick cow and vaccine protocols; (3) providing training on correct techniques to assist cows with obstructed labor; (4) reporting fresh cows and new born calves in Dairy Comp 305 program and maintaining herd inventory; (5) generating progress and cow movement reports, using data to implement measures that reduce metritis and minimize stress on cows and calves; and (6) detecting, monitoring, and treating health conditions, including mastitis, lameness, pneumonia, respiratory problems, and other diseases.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science, Veterinary Medicine, Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, or related.
Interested candidates should submit a resume & cover letter to Owner, Rathmourne Dairy LLC, 4877 Moeller Rd, Port Hope, MI 48468.