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Livestock Worker/ranch Hand

Vos Farms LLC

Hugoton, KS

$17.33 per hour


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Job Description

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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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Minimum of 1 months of experience is required. Must be able to obtain a driver's license within 30 days of hire. Employer requires drug screen post hire at employers expense due to the liability of operating equipment. Employer requires criminal background check post-hire at employers' expense due to the presence of children on the farm and expensive tools and equipment. Failure to pass drug screen and/or criminal background check will result in termination of employment. Lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds. The worker will be exposed to extreme temperatures. Wage rate may increase with verifiable experience. Employer may reward exceptional work with monetary or other benefits in addition to those listed here in his sole discretion.
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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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