Olysky LP Farrowing Technician Full Time in Zenon Park, SK

Olysky LP

Branch Zenon Park SK CA

Farrowing Technician
Zenon Park, SK

Valid driver’s licence. Weigh and transport pigs. Operate a high pressure washer and ensure cleanliness and sanitation standards for the Unit are met….

Working out of the Pasquia Unit near Arborfield, SK, the Farrowing Technician’s responsibilities include:

– Ensure proper handling and comfort of sows, gilts and piglets
– Carry out feeding routine for farrowing pigs
– Recognize farrowing related problems and provide basic assistance
– Recognize and treat common farrowing unit diseases and disorders
– Monitor pig health and recognize signs of disorder (abortions, discharges, off feed, mastitis) 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
– Other duties as required

Skills and Abilities Transportation/Travel Information
– Valid driver’s licence
– Own transportation
Type of Farm Operations
– Livestock
Work Location Information
– Rural community

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Zenon Park, SK, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-19
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