Farm Team Herdsman in Chillicothe, MO 64601

Trans Ova Genetics, L.C.

Position Purpose: Responsible for the care of our clients’ livestock.
Key Responsibilities:

Feed all livestock to meet nutrient requirements, including: grain, hay and free choice mineral.
Sort livestock for embryo implants, pregnancy checks, and to go home.
Monitor livestock for heats and record.
Maintain identification and location of livestock.
Provide communication of livestock issues, such as health concerns, to veterinarians and client service representatives.
Follow reproductive management including estrus synchronization, and assist in pregnancy checks.
Enter livestock procedures and events in production database for accurate billing and record keeping.
Maintain facilities including but not limited to manure hauling, bedding, feeding, snow removal, box scraping, and fencing.
Assist maintenance crew in construction projects, repairs, and maintenance.
Maintain a professional image including presentable appearance and client/animal information kept positive and confidential.
Follow Trans Ova’s policies and procedures.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education Requirements:

Minimum of attending high school.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
Be able to lift 50 pounds. Must be able to operate skid loader, ATVs, pickup, tractor, and manure spreader. Working conditions are primarily an outdoor environment with extreme temperatures. Livestock, especially if handled improperly, can cause injury. Rotations are used for the holidays.
Other skills/experience:

Prior livestock handling and farm equipment experience is preferred.
Carpentry and welding skills are helpful.