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Alta Genetics Inc. along with Alta Genetics USA Tech Services, is a major livestock genetic improvement company with markets in over fifty countries around the world. Our core strategy is to maintain a leading position in technology innovation aimed at increasing milk production through improved genetics.  We are dedicated in developing partnerships with leading progressive dairy producers worldwide. Together, we passionately pursue our mission to create value, build trust and deliver results for progressive farmers around the world.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Animal Breeder reports directly to our local Technician Team Leader, and works as a key member of our Alta Genetics USA Tech Services Inc. company. In this role, the Breeder is responsible to provide heat detection and insemination service to assigned customers. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Develop, implement, and oversee effective animal breeding, reproduction, and related animal health programs.
  • Evaluate clients’ animal reproduction needs through established professional animal reproduction protocols such as animal servicing, artificial insemination, and heat synchronization, among others.
  • Improve the genetic composition and reproductive health of dairy animals.
  • Effectively implement and ensure compliance with the policies, programs and directive of Alta Genetics.
  • Accurately follow on-farm procedures as designated by each individual technician.
  • Provide for the safe, efficient and successful insemination of customer herds.
  • Cooperate with farm management and other farm advisors (Vet, Nutritionist, etc.) to integrate Alta Genetics service offering into total farm management plan.
  • Help locate, train and develop competent relief help.
  • Provide accurate and timely reports to the Alta Genetics Technician Team Leader when specifically requested.
  • Provide timely response to requests for information.
  • Create and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers via professional and respectful interaction.
  • Continuously advance your skills and display a willingness to accept ongoing development activities.
  • Observe and follow all company health and safety policies and procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • University degree in Veterinary and/or Zootechnical Medicine.
  • Extensive coursework of direct relevance to the above position including Genetics, Genetic Improvement, Bovine Clinic, Bovine Milk Production, and other key professional courses.
  • Prior professional experience in the animal health and breeding fields.
  • Dynamic personality.
  • Close attention to details.

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