Dairy Farm Manager
Dairy Farm ManagerReproductive Management Implementing mating program and AI cows Arrange and attending pregnancy checks Implementing dry off program Completing postpartum health check of fresh cows and administer treatments when is needed Recording important breeding information and evaluate reproductive records  Feed Management Conducting weekly pasture walk and formulate weekly feeding with Managing Director Monitoring the feeding program and ensure cows always have sufficient feed and quality water Inspect feed stores to ensure quality and quantities  Milking Management Follow standard operating procedures for milking Supervising and training staff Ensure safe and proper use of cleaning chemicals Conduct stock checks of parlour supplies and order accordingly Arrange and conduct monthly milk recordings Use milk tests on freshly calved cows to check milk for antibiotics Maintain milk parlour and arrange services  Information Management Completing the documentation; dairy diary, sick sheets, AI sheets, dry off sheets, calving sheets ,coppen test sheets and inventory sheets for mads and feed Maintain dairy management computer program and analyse data for information to support decision making  General Farm Management Ensuring the solar system is running smoothly and is maintained and repaired Ensure all equipment is well maintained and in good working order Checking pivots daily ensuring all in good working order Burning Fire breaks
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6d ago
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Dairy Farm Manager

Reproductive Management

  • Implementing mating program and AI cows
  • Arrange and attending pregnancy checks
  • Implementing dry off program
  • Completing postpartum health check of fresh cows and administer treatments when is needed
  • Recording important breeding information and evaluate reproductive records
  • Feed Management

  • Conducting weekly pasture walk and formulate weekly feeding with Managing Director
  • Monitoring the feeding program and ensure cows always have sufficient feed and quality water
  • Inspect feed stores to ensure quality and quantities
  • Milking Management

  • Follow standard operating procedures for milking
  • Supervising and training staff
  • Ensure safe and proper use of cleaning chemicals
  • Conduct stock checks of parlour supplies and order accordingly
  • Arrange and conduct monthly milk recordings
  • Use milk tests on freshly calved cows to check milk for antibiotics
  • Maintain milk parlour and arrange services
  • Information Management

  • Completing the documentation; dairy diary, sick sheets, AI sheets, dry off sheets, calving sheets ,coppen test sheets and inventory sheets for mads and feed
  • Maintain dairy management computer program and analyse data for information to support decision making
  • General Farm Management

  • Ensuring the solar system is running smoothly and is maintained and repaired
  • Ensure all equipment is well maintained and in good working order
  • Checking pivots daily ensuring all in good working order
  • Burning Fire breaks
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