Professional Dairy sales consultant with 8+ years experience. Client focused with excellent problem solving skills and focus on helping the producer as well as the company I represent become more profitable. Have experience with both large and small dairy herd clients.
Experienced herdsperson focusing on fresh cows, reporduction, and herd health . Previous experience on herds from 300 cows to 1,000 cows. Also experience in neonatal unit with newborns . Both on farm and in 1000 head veal operation.
.Outstanding Young Farm Employee 2000
AgriKing Nutrition Company
.Co-Rookie of the year 2003
Cuba City Feed Mill
.Top Dairy Sales person 2011,2012 increasing sales by 300 ton / month and $3 million/ year
Raise deacon calves and sell as feeders. Also beef club calf herd raising calves for show and sale.
Worked as a Dairy consultant in SW Wisconsin, NE Iowa, Northern Illinois. Built current dairy feed sales expanding territory for the feed mill. Increased current business from 200 ton/ month to over 600 ton/month in 3 years time. Worked in a consultatative atmosphere teaching clients and prospects how to increase their bottom line through herd health, digestibility, and feed management. Worked with Holstein, Brown Swiss, Jersey, Normande, Montbilliard herds.
As herdsperson on this 1100 cow dairy, I was responsible for herd health, breeding programs, fresh cow health, pen management, and employee management, dry cow and close up management, Dairy comp 305, hoof trim and cull cow management.
Dairy consultant working in mid Michigan building custom mineral mixes to accommodate their forages and commodities. Focused of feed efficiency, herd health, and working with clients in learning ways to improve their bottom line. I was awarded Co-Rookie of the year due to building territory and outstanding sales. I was also part of the Presidents club every year.
Herdsman on 500 cow Registered Jersey farm. Managed herd from babies to all cow herd. AI breeding, herd health, fresh cow work.
Owned a 6 bed Adult Foster Care home for developmentally disabled men. Worked with building life skills that would help them grow toward living on their own at some point in their lives. Responsible for daily meds, hygiene, and daily life supervision.
Owned 30 dairy cows that I leased back to the dairy farm where I was working part time as a herdsperson. Was awarded Outstanding Young Farm Employee by Michigan Farm Bureau in 2000 due to my involvement on this dairy.
Managing dairy herd from milking, breeding, calves, heifers, Also leased my herd of cows to them on shares. Increased RHA from 21,000 to 27,000 in first 3 years. My herd was second top herd in state on DHIA for herds under 50 cows.
Fed and cared for baby calves on this 400 cow dairy.
1000 head veal farm. All aspects of calves coming in in groups of 250 . Health, balancing milk ration, mixing liquid fat, IV, herd health.
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