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Overview

Dairy Cattle Farm Workers perform routine tasks on dairy farms, such as herding and milking cattle.

Day-to-day

  • patrols, inspects and reports on the condition of livestock
  • provide livestock with feed and water
  • assist with maintaining the health and welfare of livestock
  • musters and drives livestock to milking and between paddocks to ensure sufficient feed is available
  • washes and cleans udders, attaches milking machines and milks cows
  • cleans milking shed.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

To become a Dairy Cattle Farm Worker

Skills employers are looking for

  • Milking Cows

  • Feeding Livestock

  • Calving/Calf Rearing

  • Fencing

  • Tractor Driving

  • Animal Husbandry

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