Superior Farms Lamb LLC
H2A Available Job
Number of Workers Requested: 8
Workers must have at least 3 months of experience birthing livestock with herds of 200 head or larger. One reference required. May assist in lambing, docking, and shearing. The following duties will need to be performed. Herder will need to move pregnant ewes to lambing grounds. Be able to identify signs of ewes going into labor and identify potential problems during the labor process. Know how and when to assist during difficult births. Be able to properly constrain ewes for difficult births and able to graft orphan lambs to mothers. Ability to identify herd health issues including but not limited to malnutrition of ewes and lambs, prolapse and mastitis. Provide water to animals, including minor maintenance of water troughs and water lines. May need to haul water in truck to supplement animal water needs. May need to provide supplement feed for the ewes and lambs if the range has insufficient forage. Disperse livestock on the range to reduce overcrowding and increase the success of mother and lamb bonding. Protect vulnerable livestock (lambs & ewes in labor) from predators. Move Ewes and lambs and assist in branding, castrating, vaccinating, tagging, and worming. Ability to safely catch lambs with a hook. Herder will need to operate machinery/equipment to clean barns. Western Range Association and its member ranches facilitate practices of good animal husbandry. Employees that are found abusing, neglecting or abandoning livestock entrusted to their care may be terminated for cause. If the negligent/abusive actions of an employee result in the loss/death of livestock/animals or cause harm to another person, the employee may be held accountable for these actions. There will be a rotating schedule for workers that will vary to ensure ewes can be checked throughout the day and night. Workers may work up to 10 hours a day. The hours will be a minimum of 40 hours a week and a maximum of 70 hours per week with an average of 56 hours.
Experience Required: Yes
Months of Experience Required: 3
Number of Hours Per Week: 56
Work Schedule (Start/End time): 12:00 A.M. – 11:59 P.M.
Company Name: SUPERIOR FARMS LAMB LLC
Location: NEPHI, UT 84648
Telephone Number: +18015927821
685 TURKEY LN, NEPHI, UT 84648