Dairy Cattle Farm Worker

Performs routine tasks on a dairy farm such as herding and milking cattle.
Training time 1 - 2 years
Average pay $34,280
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 3,000

What does a Dairy Cattle Farm Worker do?

  • patrolling, inspecting and reporting on the condition of livestock
  • providing livestock with feed and water
  • assisting with maintaining the health and welfare of livestock
  • mustering and droving livestock to milking and between paddocks to ensure sufficient feed is available
  • washing and cleaning udders, and attaching milking machines to udders and milking cows

Related courses

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Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy Production)
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