Livestock Caretaker Wanted in Cape May County

Name: Ali Moussalli

Email Address: amoussalli@thebeachplumfarm.com Phone: 6098466374 County: Cape May
Preferred Method of Contact:
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Position:
Livestock Caretaker
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Detailed Description of Position: We are looking for someone to manage our poultry - laying hens year-round, and meat chickens and turkeys in spring, summer and fall. This involves feeding, watering, manure management, egg washing, pasture rotation with various fence types, and slaughtering meat birds during the summer and fall. You will also be expected to keep accurate records of production. We have solid systems in place that you can step into and eventually influence. Candidates must be able to comfortably lift 50 pounds, bend, twist and kneel. Must have a valid drivers license and reliable transportation to West Cape May.

Description of Farm: Beach Plum Farm raises vegetables, herbs, small fruit, eggs, meat chickens and turkeys, and heritage hogs on a couple of locations in Cape May county. We sell our food to local restaurants and through our own farm stand and cafe.

Skills: First, you should like and care about poultry and have a motivation to keep them healthy and productive. Attention to detail and patience for repetitive tasks is also important. Tolerance for being dirty and uncomfortable is certainly required. Previous experience with poultry is preferred, but not necessary.

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