Livestock/Feedlot Worker

  • Seasonal Jobs H2A & H2B
  • United States
  • Dec 03, 2019

Job Description

Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of livestock. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to livestock production. General Feedlot Work will include the following responsibilities : maintain, drive, and operate tractors/equipment to haul manure and distribute straw for livestock beds; make minor mechanical adjustments and repairs on feedlot tractors/equipment; may mix and/or spray chemicals (according to appropriate restrictive use laws, when/if applicable); remove undesirable and excess growth from feedlot grounds; paint, repair/maintain/replace feedlot corrals/fencing; perform general cleanup of feedlot areas; drive, load/unload manure trucks; operate vehicle, motor bike, or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties. Duties related to the production of Livestock will include the following: check physical characteristics, observe general condition of livestock and apply the appropriate care; examine animals to detect illness/injury/disease, rate of weight gain or to determine offspring delivery time; assist in delivery; apply or administer medications, vaccines and/or insecticides; mix feed/additives and feed/water livestock; place mineral blocks; drive equipment to haul/distribute feed/water; herd livestock; confine livestock in stalls; clean/disinfect livestock corrals/stalls/sheds; dock, castrate, brand, clip/tag and clamp livestock; maintain records on animals; hoist/stack bales of hay onto wagon/truck; ride and care for horses.