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Aurora Organic Farms Inc. Animal Scientist - Husbandry in Gill, Colorado

Animal Scientist - HusbandryResponsible for the health and health management of the herd including:early detection of illness for the individual animal as well as the herd;managing pregnancy palpations; and moving animals to maintain the mostsuitable organization and grazing patterns of the herd.Evaluate the current herd health protocols and procedures, providing clearresearch evidence for any changes that may need to be implemented or proposeresearch based on potential needs or changes to current protocols.Maintain compliance with all company policies, procedures and animal carestandards as specified in the Employee Handbook.Treat all animals properly at all times and immediately report any observedmistreatment or neglect.Perform complete physical examinations of the animals and identifying when ananimal is sick with a disease, lameness, mastitis, etc.Treat individual animals and provide for down animals as required by protocol.Monitor the herd for health changes.Treat and monitor fresh animal groups.Monitor all pens for individual ill animals, including the bulls.Know and understand how to evaluate the intensive grazing systems whilemaintaining milk production and healthy cows.Work in a safe manner and look after the safety of coworkers.Ensure employees follow proper safety procedures and wear PPE.Immediately report any incidents or injuries to the General Manager orDirector of Farm Resources.Complete written or oral reports as required and maintain open communicationwith employees, coworkers, and supervisor.Requirements:Bachelor of Science degree in veterinary medicine or animal science, plus 1year of experience in job offered or alternative: Animal Breeder or DairyScientist.Experience must include working knowledge of: artificial insemination andpalpation; herd health protocols for animal husbandry; how to diagnose andtreat illness in cows.Worksite: 28520 County Road 52 Gill, CO 80624Mail Cover Letter/Resume to Aurora Organic Farms, Inc. - Martha Treto,1919 14th St., Suite 300, Boulder, CO 80302.Apps. Must ref job #1423RB

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