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Manterola Sheep Company Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch and Aquacultural Animals in Casa Grande, Arizona

This job was posted by https://www.azjobconnection.gov : For more information, please see: https://www.azjobconnection.gov/ada/r/jobs/3952407 Required to be available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week and spend the majority of workdays on the range. All job duties are closely and directly related to the production of livestock.Perform any combination of the following tasks to attend to livestock on the range during the winter season: attend to pregnant animals and newborn offspring in cold winter temperatures; identify animals that are preparing to give birth; ensure newly born offspring stand before cold, humid weather adversely affects their health; keep accurate record of newborns and ear tag for identification; detect direction from which wind or prevailing storms are coming to keep animals gathered and safe; intensely monitor and treat both mother and young offspring vulnerable to the colder temperatures and sickness; report to employer dehydration & other indicators of deterioration in animals body condition/behavioral changes indicating malnutrition; assist with supplemental feeding (when weather or quality of forage precludes use of range forage); herd livestock to appropriate grazing areas using wintertrailing methods to avoid undue stress; prevent hypothermia/abortion/death, move animals at a pace sufficient to ensure they receive ample water/forage during daylight hours before bedding down at night; assist with branding and tagging and with the vaccination of animals by herding into corrals and/or stalls or manually restraining animals; may assist with repairing or building fence to contain or protect livestock, may assist in the maintenance of tools, equipment and livestock handling facilities necessary to livestock production.Perform any combination of the following tasks to attend to livestock on the ranch during the winter season: attend to pregnant animals and newborn offspring in cold winter temperatures; identify animals that are preparing to give birth; ensure newly born offspring stand before cold, humid weather adversely affects their health; keep accurate record of newborns and ear tag for identification; detect direction from which wind or prevailing storms are coming to keep animals gathered and safe; intensely monitor and treat both mother and young offspring vulnerable to the colder temperatures and sickness; report to rancher dehydration & other indicators of deterioration in animals body condition/behavioral changes indicating malnutrition; assist with supplemental feeding (when weather or quality of forage precludes use of range forage); herd livestock to appropriate grazing areas using winter trailing methods to avoid undue stress; prevent hypothermia/abortion/death, move animals at a pace sufficient to ensure they receive ample water/forage during daylight hours before bedding down at night; assist with branding and tagging and with the vaccination of animals by herding into corrals and/or stalls or manually restraining animals; may assist with repairing or building fence to contain or protect livestock, may assist in themaintenance of tools, equipment and livestock handling facilities necessary to livestock production.

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