Herdsman Resume Samples

A Herdsman is responsible for the day-to-day care and management of the cattle under supervision. Typical work activities listed on the Herdsman Resume indicate the following duties and responsibilities – feeding, watering and milking cattle twice a day; upkeep automated machinery involved in care on daily basis; breeding cattle; handling routine maintenance around the work area; administering shorts; supervising others; assisting veterinarians when the animal is being examined; treating cows and desires for reducing the cattle’s mortality rate; all aspects of maintaining the health of the cattle; giving vaccinations, tagging, and branding; and keeping detailed health and production records and working closely with the veterinarian.

Those seeking this job role should mention on the resume the following skills and abilities – being responsible and flexible; hands-on experience in dealing with the birth of calves; experience in animal health; and confidence in making decisions; proficiency in the heard health, administering drugs and filling milk quotas; and skillful in communicating. Educational requirements vary from employer to employer. However, a high school diploma or GED is mandatory.

Herdsman Resume example

Herdsman Resume

Objective : Seeking a Herdsman position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Milk Cows, Herd Health, Artificial Insemination.

Description :

    1. Maintained adequate supply of feed for farm operations Maintained herd of show pigs Previewed pigs to potential customers Worked closely with FFA.
    2. Fed, milked, and cared for cattle, also overseen and maintained the farm equipment..
    3. Keep the milking herd separated from the treated herd, and recognize the difference between them.
    4. Coordinated events and tours to promote cattle sales Sold cattle to breeders, commercial producers, and clients Numerous Champion, Reserved Champion.
    5. Managed team of milkers Breeding cows Feeding herd Care of calves.
    6. Assured all tasks were complied with and completed for production to flow consistently from day to day to achieve production performance set.
    7. Took part in feeding, vaccinating, treating, and general maintenance.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Herdsman Resume

Objective : Motivated and highly productive Herdsman professional with a research background. Detail-oriented with strong skills in multi-tasking and efficient management of day-to-day office operations. Adept at building and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and clients through outstanding interpersonal skills.

Skills : Farm Equipment, Milk Cows, Animal Care.

Description :

    1. Gave vaccines and treatment for all ages of cattle.
    2. Worked with the show cattle prepping them for the sales.
    3. Worked with the embryo transfer program providing the donors with timely injections and breeding for high yielding flushes.
    4. Fed all cattle from setup of creep pens to feed delivery to the stockyards via feed truck Accomplishments Gain skills in embryo transfer work.
    5. Improved cattle handling skills working with animals from young stock up to mature Bulls.
    6. Used Record keeping of all cattle breedings and vaccines.
    7. Assisted REI veterinarians in the collection of health testing samples.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Agriculture


Herdsman Resume

Summary : As a Herdsman, responsible for leading cows safely where they need to go. Leading cows to and from the milking parlor in a professional and efficient manner.

Skills : Daily Care, Animal Care, Farm Equipment.

Description :

    1. Operated loaders for feeding, including diesel tractors and implements.
    2. Detailed records of on-farm produced nutrients, applying them according to analysis from the Department of Environmental Quality.
    3. Maintained herd health, take care of young stock to include heifers and young calves.
    4. Responsible for milking and general welfare of the herd.
    5. Able to work independently and make decisions regarding herd health and welfare.
    6. Maintained accurate records (sire entry, exit, treatment, health).
    7. Ensure the proper cows arrive at the milking parlor at the appointed time, and depart just as fast.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School

Herdsman Resume

Headline : Dedicated, motivated, goal oriented and results driven individual seeking to utilize his talents and work ethic to achieve company goals.

Skills : Management Experience, Sales, Inventory Control, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Protect and promote each animal’s well-being under your care.
    2. Ensure proper sanitation and waste management is maintained in the pens.
    3. Keep animals dry and clean of manure and provide them comfortable, healthy surroundings.
    4. Keep the milking herd separated from the treated herd, and recognize the difference between them.
    5. Cared for and ensured the wellbeing of livestock, and additional duties related to dairy farming.
    6. Assisted in farrowing and doctoring Cleaning and facility maintenance Fed and Maintained Swine.
    7. Ensured the overall fitness and wellness of each animal in my care.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Sow Herdsman Resume

Objective : As a Herdsman, responsible for health and wellness of the animals on the farm. Expected to help keep employees accountable and communicate problems to the manager. 

Skills : Construction, Carpentry, Microsoft Office, Leadership, Team Player, Integrity, Stress Management, Problem Solving, Professionalism, Communication.

Description :

    1. Processed and gave vaccinations to the piglets.
    2. Cleaned the buildings and maintained equipment.
    3. Completed cleaning and sanitation of the entire unit.
    4. Familiarized with documentation procedures and JCI protocols.
    5. Provide proactive and responsive care to promote wellness amongst herd.
    6. Adhere to all bio-security standards (ex. showering in and out of facilities)Assisted with their births if there are any complications.
    7. Adhere to all bio-security standards (ex. showering in and out of facilities).
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
GED

Assistant Herdsman Resume

Summary : Dedicated and compassionate professional with a strong work ethic. Education and various work experiences in customer service showcase my capabilities to be a highly valued. Look forward to being a valued team member.

Skills : Language- Bilingual In Spanish Software- Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word And QuickBooks.

Description :

    1. Responsible for daily health management and record-keeping for beef herd.
    2. Detail-oriented and communicates issues to the farm managers and helps resolve problems.
    3. Self-started in daily activities which includes feeding, pasture management, and calf assessment.
    4. Assisted in veterinary procedures and administer medications as needed to animals.
    5. Skilled driving of farm equipment for feeding and cleaning designated areas.
    6. Assisted in the spring and fall with the preparation of show animals for 4H and other regional shows.
    7. Raised animals; including hand-feeding using bottles and formulas.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Dairy Science Major

Herdsman Resume

Objective : Hardworking, organized, Herdsman professional with a proven background delivering sensible business technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader.

Skills : Heavy Equipment, Leadership, Good Housekeeping, Herdsman, Computer, Supervisor.

Description :

    1. Prioritized animal safety and comfort at all times.
    2. Took care of the health of the cows Milked Managed the herds.
    3. Cared for cows, doctored, fed, processed, and maintained herd health.
    4. Oversaw finish department, farrowing, and breeding.
    5. Responsible for all daily activities and general animal care.
    6. Feed all livestock to meet nutrient requirements, including grain, hay and free-choice mineral.
    7. Maintain facilities including but not limited to manure hauling, bedding, feeding, snow removal, box scraping, and fencing.
    8. Helped maintain a healthy dairy herd, manage the day to day operations, operate and maintain farm machinery, partake in various jobs in the fields.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED

Assistant Dairy Herdsman Resume

Summary : A detailed-orientated Herdsman professional with the ability to successfully manage full life cycles of cows. Highly organized with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, problem solving, thrives under pressure, is an enthusiastic and dedicated employee with uncompressed integrity, strong work ethic.

Skills : Customer service, Computer, Stocking Inventory, Cash Handling, Phone Etiquette, Animal Handling and Care.

Description :

    1. Managed daily dairy records.
    2. Delivered and tagged calves for tracking and caring for the calves by assisting with feeding and providing immunizations for the calves.
    3. Able to work on projects independently and collaborate with others.
    4. Safely vaccinated, bred, gestated, and loaded animals with care, ensuring their safety and the safety of others was a top priority.
    5. Maintained bio-security standards set by company policy.
    6. Milked cows and feed calves and ran machinery and supervised operations in the evening milking.
    7. Cleaned the free stalls free of manure, then spread lime on the rubber mat the cows lay on to ensure a safe living environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Herdsman Resume

Summary : Demonstrate hard work, motivation, and management skills. Experience listed below will show dedication, the ability to learn quickly and to work will independently as well as with others.

Skills : Livestock experience, Breeding, Litter Processing, Herd Management: recordkeeping, health assessments, animal flow.

Description :

    1. Operated equipment such as skid loaders, tractors, and trucks and trailers.
    2. Kept the milk house and parlor up to code.
    3. Detailed records on each of the 280 dairy cows that are cared for at the Dairy.
    4. Managed 2000 Hd hog confinements and managed 6 individuals.
    5. Monitored cattle during lactation in parlor Sustain nutrition for all livestock Maintain fields Calf Manager.
    6. Protected and promoted each animal’s well-being under your care.
    7. Ensured proper sanitation and waste management are maintained in the pens.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Herdsman Assistant Resume

Summary : Worked as part of a team caring for sows from breeding through farrowing, and piglets from birth through weaning. A motivated individual who can work efficiently as a team member and on my own with minimal guidance.

Skills : Cash Handling, Responsible, Detail Oriented.

Description :

    1. Treat cows in hospital. Evaluated when cows are ready to return to the lactating herd.
    2. Walked cows daily to observe for any issues, while utilizing Bou-Matic health monitoring system.
    3. Identified cows that need antibiotic therapy, and move them to the hospital barn. o Maintain vaccination program.
    4. Carry out lutlayse shots and ov-sync protocols with the highest compliance. Weekly herd check with veterinarian. Oversee breeder, and help with breeding as needed.
    5. Identified cows that are lame and need trimmed. o Oversee hoof trimmer, and assist as needed.
    6. Assure feed is pushed up regularly. Oversee and execute pen movements.
    7. Track all treatments and other events in Dairy Comp.
    8. Maintain clean and organized work areas.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED