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Livestock Worker/ranch Hand

Vos Farms, Llc

Hugoton, KS

$15.89 per hour


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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Performs any of the following tasks to attend to sheep: Lambing 360 ewes (expecting multiple births; twins and some triplets); Processing/working newborn lambs: recording data, docking tails, ear tagging, dipping navels; Vaccinating ewes and lambs; Mixing creep rations and filling creep feeder for the lambs; Mixing feed rations for ewes, it is different from the lamb rations, this is done twice a day so that the ewe will have adequate milk supply if she has multiple lambs; Filling mineral feeders and putting out protein tubs; Cleaning out water troughs and filling up with clean fresh water; Moving hay bales and filling up round bale feeders; Setting up panels, pens for all ewes with lambs that are lactating; Cleaning out and laying down clean fresh straw in lambing barn and pens every day; Hauling out old straw and manure to the storage pile with a bucket tractor; Feeding bottle babies; Drive to town to pick up feed; Assist the ewe in the event of having a complicated birth; lamb is stuck, lamb is backwards; Bringing ewes into barn every night and let them out every morning; Maintain feed alleys and fence line feeders after any weather events (snow/rain) in order to feed sheep; Sheer ewes ;Hoof trimming.
Job Classification:
45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

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Job Requirements

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Wage rate may increase with verifiable experience. Minimum one (1) months experience. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Exposure to extreme temperatures. Must be able to obtain a driver's license within 30 days of hire. Basic literacy and arithmetic requirement. No minimum education required.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Vos Farms, Llc
Hugoton, KS 67951
Telephone Number:


2545 Road J, Hugoton, KS 67951

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