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Sluys Holsteins Inc. is a commercial dairy operation located in Clinton, ON. They milk approx. 650 cows with additional young stock on two locations. We currently have an opening for two Dairy Herdspersons.


Employment type: Permanent, full time (40h/week) (2 vacancies)

Work Locations: Sluys Holsteins Inc, 38420 Jenkins Road Rd., R.R.#1 + 80493 Base Line Rd., R.R.#1, Clinton, ON, N0M 1L0

Business Address: Sluys Holsteins Inc., 80493 Base Line Rd, R.R. 1, Clinton, ON, N0M 1L0

Salary/benefits: $15.90 per hour


Position Summary: Reporting to the farm manager, the Dairy Herdsperson is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day activities on the dairy farm and will supervise the work of general farm workers.


Duties include:

-        Formulate and carrying out feeding programs appropriate to production groups;

-        Carry out a breeding program;

-        Perform Artificial Insemination

-        Maintain livestock performance records;

-        Able to read computerised automatic prepared performance records;

-        Recognize certain livestock health problems by “good eye” and by alarm in cow monitor;

-        Treat certain health problems in livestock;

-        Handle sick livestock;

-        Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed

-        Maintain quality control and production records

-        Troubleshoot error messages send external rotary milking parlour;

-        Perform general farm duties (a.o.: milking, hoof trimming)

-        Care for calves and young stock



-        At least 1 year of relevant experience is a must;

-        Experience with external rotary milking parlour system is preferred;

-        Candidate should be mechanically inclined to identify milk parlour errors;

-        Successful completion of relevant post-secondary education in livestock husbandry is preferred.

-        Ability to operate and maintain farm equipment is necessary.

-        Ability to communicate in the English language.

Please apply by sending a cover letter, resume and at least two relevant references to Sluys Holsteins Inc. by email: or mail: 80493 Base Line Rd, R.R.#1, Clinton, ON, N0M 1L0

We thank you for your interest in working with us although only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Title Dairy Herdspersons
Date Posted 2019-Mar-22
Expiry Date 2019-Sep-22
Ad ID:17330
Post Details
Posted By Sluys Holsteins Inc
City or Province Clinton,ON
Location Ontario
Job Type Full-time
Classification Agriculture and Natural Resources