Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm Worker

Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm Workers perform routine tasks in crop cultivation and animal production.
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    Overview

    Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm Workers perform routine tasks in crop cultivation and animal production.

    Day-to-day

    • patrolling, inspecting and reporting on the condition of crops and livestock
    • operating farm machines to cultivate, plant, fertilise, spray and harvest field crops
    • maintaining and repairing buildings, machines, fences, plant and water systems
    • loading and unloading seed grain, fertilisers and livestock feed, and loading field crops into transporters for marketing
    • irrigating land for crop growth
    • providing livestock with feed and water
    • assisting with maintaining the health and welfare of livestock
    • mustering and droving livestock to milking and shearing sheds and between paddocks to ensure sufficient feed is available.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

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