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Dairy Cattle Farmer

THE TRUSTEE FOR KLEMBY FARMS FAMILY TRUST (Klemby Farms Pty Ltd) - Irrewillipe, VIC

Agriculture, Nature & Animal
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

THE TRUSTEE FOR KLEMBY FARMS FAMILY TRUST (Klemby Farms Pty Ltd) is seeking applications for a Full-time Dairy Cattle Farmer in Irrewillipe, Victoria.

The successful applicant must be highly experienced in the following:

  • Responsible for managing the dairy farm.
  • Supervision of Animal Husbandry and Feed Management
  • Managing all dairy cattle, heifers, dry cows and calves
  • Managing plant and equipment and infrastructure maintenance
  • Managing milk harvesting, milk quality and staff rosters
  • Nutrient Management Planning
  • Identify and correct problems in the machine function and operation as they arise.
  • Identify and correct unsafe and unacceptable milking practices.
  • Determine pasture availability based on growth rates and rotation length. Oversee its allocation including setting up a rotation plan and use of temporary fencing.
  • Set up, operate and monitor concentrate feed delivery equipment at the dairy and elsewhere on the farm.
  • Arranging supply of vaccines, mineral supplements and other appropriate animal husbandry.
  • Organise mating program for rising 2 years old
  • Record all treatments to meet quality assurance requirements and farm policy.
  • Achieving agreed budgeted and physical performance targets
  • Conduct research and facilitate animal husbandry programs
  • Communications with dairy industry organisations, suppliers, consultants and contractors.
  • Ensuring compliance with workplace and OH&S Legislation
  • Adhering to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

Criteria:
· Bachelor Degree or 5 years of relevant experience
· Patient, Hardworking, Resourceful, Trustworthy, Loyal, Efficient
· Understanding and passion for the dairy industry
· In-depth understanding of the safety and quality factors that determine the acceptability of the dairy products by consumers.

Job Type: Full Time

Language : English (Required)

Job Type : Full-Time

Salary: $54,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year

Irrewillipe, VIC

Agriculture, Nature & Animal




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