Dairy Herdspersons carry out feeding, health, and breeding programs on dairy farms, and may also supervise general farm workers. They are responsible for maintaining livestock performance records and performing all dairy-producing work, including selection, breeding, feeding, and medicating the animals.
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What's Your Future as a Agriculture-Dairy Herdsperson (640D)?
Apprentice wage increases with skill and experience. Fully qualified workers can make up to $19.00 per hour, excluding overtime.
Agriculture - Dairy Herdsperson (640D)
|Do you have a valid driver’s license?|
|Are you able to work indoors and outdoors? Are you comfortable working at all heights?|
|Do you enjoy working with animals? Are you patient?|
|Are you able to follow Health & Safety guidelines?|
|Are you able to lift more than 50lbs? Are you able to stand or sit for long periods of time?|
|Are you detail-oriented?|
|Are you reliable, a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision?|
If you checked YES to the majority of these questions, a career as an Agriculture - Dairy Herdsperson (640D) may be for you!
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