Livestock Caretaker in Lansing, IA

Waukon Feed Ranch
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Job Description

At Waukon Feed Ranch, agriculture and family are the roots of our business.

Our mission is to grow and develop our customers, employees, and community through providing products and services needed for a vibrant rural economy.

The Livestock Caretaker contributes to our mission by providing care for pigs, producing a quality meat product right in our rural community that feeds the world.

As a Livestock Caretaker, a typical day may include the following:

  • Shipping and receiving animals
  • Treating animals
  • Heat checking and breeding sows and gilts
  • Assisting with the birthing process of sows and gilts
  • Caring for piglets and ensuring they are off to a good start
  • Moving animals with a sorting board
  • Cleaning facilities including power-washing
  • Keeping detailed, accurate records that comply with Holden Farms
  • Ensuring all animals are receiving proper feed, water, and ventilation
  • Understand and follow WFR’s biosecurity protocol, must shower in and out of the


This job might be for you if:

  • You are available to work every weekend, both Saturday and Sunday
  • You put animal welfare at the forefront, making sure all animals are well taken care of
    • You like to be physically active and can be on feet for the majority of your workday
    • You are punctual and dependable
    • You communicate well both written and verbally
    • You are able to work on a diverse team of 5 to 16 people