Livestock/Ranch Hand

at Bi-State Feeders in Harrington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Perform any of the following tasks to attend to livestock, such as cattle on the farm. Maintain a heated watering system. Operate snow removal equipment in order to operate feed wagons. Mix feed and additives, fill feed troughs with feed and water for livestock, and remove ice formed in water. Drive feed commodities from mill to feedlots. Examine animals to detect diseases and injuries. Vaccinate animals by placing vaccines in drinking water or feed using syringes and hypodermic needles. Apply medications to cuts and bruises, spray livestock with insecticide. Confine livestock in stalls wash and clip them to prepare them for calving and assist the veterinarian in the delivery of offspring. Bind or clamp testes or surgically remove testes to castrate livestock. Clip identifying notches or symbols on animal, or brand animal, using branding iron, to indicate ownership. Clean livestock stalls and sheds, using disinfectant solutions, brushes, and shovels. Maintain buildings and equipment. Maintain breeding, feeding, and costs records. Drive semi's of finished cattle from feedlots to harvesting facilities.

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Job Posting: 1070425

Posted On: Nov 14, 2022

Updated On: Jan 14, 2023

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