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Olysky LP Breeding Technician Full Time in Preeceville, SK

Olysky LP

Branch Preeceville SK CA

Position:
Breeding Technician
Location:
Preeceville, SK

The Breeding Technician is responsible for the overall care and maintenance of the animals in the breeding/farrowing unit….

Working at Olysky Sawka Unit located near Preeceville, SK. the Breeding Technician is responsible for the overall care and maintenance of the animals in the breeding/farrowing unit.

Responsibilities include:
– Ensure proper handling of breeding stock
– Carry out the OlySky breeding program to ensure production targets are met, which includes both hand breeding and Artificial Insemination
– Identify sows/gilts in heat and cycling for optimum breeding results
– Preg. checking using ultrasound equipment
– Ensure proper handling and comfort of sows, gilts and piglets
– Carry out feeding routine
– Recognize problems and provide basic assistance
– Recognize and treat common diseases and disorders
– Monitor pig health and recognize signs of disorder and report concerns
– Perform routine procedures with new birthed piglets (castration, clip tails and teeth, iron shots)
– Perform cross fostering of piglets to ensure viability
– Perform weaning procedures
– Weigh and transport pigs
– Provide water for animals and perform routine maintenance on water drinkers
– Interpret labels, handle and administer medications and vaccines
– Ensure the Unit?s biosecurity protocol is followed by all staff and visitors
– Operate a high pressure washer and ensure cleanliness and sanitation standards for the Unit are met
– Follow safe manure management procedures when cleaning out manure pits
– Monitor and maintain proper ventilation and temperature using automated control system
– Ensure accurate records are kept and submitted in a timely fashion to head office (farrowing logs and weaning cards)
– Responsible to act safely in performing job duties at all times
– Reporting safety concerns to the safety representative and/or Unit Manager.

Skills and Abilities Type Of Livestock Specialization
– Swine
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
– Driver’s licence

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Preeceville, SK, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-24
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