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Livestock Worker - Calving

Robben Cattle Company, LLC

Dixon, CA

$19.75 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Job Duties:
All job duties are closely and directly related to the production of livestock. Perform any combination of the following tasks attending to livestock: adhere to safety and animal handling procedures dictated by the employer; administer medication as needed; apply herbicides to noxious, invasive and poisonous plant species on grazing areas; assist in the maintenance of tools, equipment and handling facilities necessary to production; assist with branding and tagging calves and with the vaccination of cattle by herding into corrals and/or stalls or manually restraining animals; assist with castration of livestock; assist with hauling water when winter and drought conditions eliminate natural sources of water for livestock; assist with hoof trimming to reduce the occurrence of discomfort and disease; assist with semen testing bulls; assist with sorting and cutting of culls; assist with the artificial insemination of livestock by herding into corrals, observing estrus, keeping records and running through working chutes; assist with the vaccination of livestock by herding into corrals and/or stalls or manually restraining animals; attend to pregnant livestock and newborn offspring (including night checks); attend to pregnant livestock and newborn offspring in hot fall months and cold winter months; build and/or maintain fence and facilities to ensure the safety and health of animals and forage; ensure newly born offspring stand and nurse; evaluate and adjust feed rations for livestock according to body condition and season of production; feed and water and ensure adequate provision of both; feed, water and tend to the dogs (both guard and working dogs) and horses; handle livestock using low stress methods; identify livestock that are preparing to give birth; inspect hay feed bunks and fork hay daily, and empty and clean bunks as necessary; intensely monitor and treat both mother and young offspring vulnerable to hot or cold temperatures and sickness; keep accurate record of new calves born; lift and stack bales of hay and sacks of grain and mineral onto a feed truck or wagon; maintain/clean and fill water troughs and buckets; mix and feed specific feed rations to cattle; monitor animals for weight gain, thrift and health problems; monitor for birthing problems and take correct actions when problems are identified; monitor forage on grazing areas to identify dangerous plants and assess available feed; report to employer dehydration & other indicators of deterioration in animal body condition/behavioral changes indicating malnutrition or disease; set up, tear down and move temporary electric fence used to contain livestock in a specific area; use proper animal husbandry skills to prevent heat stress/hypothermia/abortion/death.
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

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Special Requirements:
Required to: perform tasks capably and efficiently without close supervision, to operate equipment and machinery required to perform job duties indicated in a safe and responsible manner, to maintain equipment and machinery to a standard established by the employer, work outdoors in all types of weather and may experience occasional exposure to hazards such as poisonous snakes, biting insects and extreme temperature, work with and around farm machinery such as tractors, UTVs and ATVs for supplemental feeding purposes and movement of livestock.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Robben Cattle Company, LLC
Dixon, CA 95620
Telephone Number:


6455 Robben Rd., Dixon, CA 95620

Job Order Details

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Additional Wage Information:
Work performed in CA Plus Room. Employer will pay overtime rates required in California.
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