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Herd Manager Apprentice
Dandelion Hill Farm is seeking an Apprentice to the Herd Manager for our intentional biodynamic goat micro-dairy. Dandelion Hill Farm raises Nubian dairy goats, Kiko/Boer meat goats, chickens, and a mixed flock of sheep. This a unique opportunity and immersion into organic farming. Apprentices will commit to a schedule during our busy season (March-November) and will be paid a weekly stipend for the hours worked and agreed upon.
Key responsibilities and learnings include:
Assisting in herd health management, responding and identifying animal health issues and illnesses
Plan, direct, and perform daily chores for farm and help with organizational and processes improvements
Learn and perform all tasks related with a grade certified goat milking parlor
Help ensure all aspect of milking parlor and facilities are well maintained, organized and sanitized
Pasture herd management, assisting with rotational grazing throughout the summer