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Foaling Attendant and Weaning Care

Buttonwood Farm

Rhinebeck, NY

$15.00 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18458762404
Email address to Apply:
buttonwood3@aol.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
A foaling attendant is a seasonal and temporary job found in every breeding facility. This position is seasonal because Thoroughbred Horses give birth from January to June every year. Then baby horses must be weaned from mothers. They generally answer to a breeding or Broodmare manager. Job Description Mares generally foal under the cover of night and provide very little advance warning of labor. Attendants are hired to keep watch overnight for signs of impending birth. They are either to notify the breeding manager or handle the birthing process themselves. Foaling Responsibilities Remaining awake all night to monitor mare behavior Notify whoever needs to be notified Handle the birthing process, in some cases assist Could be responsible for administering night medications Weaning Weaning is the separation of a foal from its dam, which can be a very stressful process if not navigated correctly. As with all mammals, it is natural and necessary for a foal and mare to separate. Deciding when to wean a foal depends on the temperament and health of the mare and foal, but generally takes place when the foal is between four and six months old.
Job Classification:
45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
This position requires knowledge of Equine Animal birthing process. Working well in a team environment and a preference for working at night. The ability to remain calm and focused, knowledge of horse behavior are required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
10:30 P.M. - 6:30 A.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Buttonwood Farm
Company Name:
The Lazy F, LLC
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Telephone Number:
+18458762404

Worksite

Address:
3158 Route 9G, Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21328-724741
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/9/2021

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