Returning to our family dairy as the herdsman was a reminder that every dairyman needs businesses with a team of competent employees, surrounding him. My passion for cows, and dedication to excellence, makes me respectable and relatable to any producer, and an asset to your company.
Herdsman12/2016 to CurrentWhitehead DairyConway, Missouri
Responsible for daily dairy herd health; including treatments, calvings, and vaccinations.
Implemented an estrous synchronization and pregnancy check protocol for heifers and lactating cows.
Coordinated rations from birth to pregnancy, fresh cow, and donor or elite genetic group diet
Intern07/2015 to 12/2015Budjon Farms & BoardingLomira, Wisconsin
Daily care of the farms owned, donor, and boarded cows; including milking, feeding, bedding, washing, and following treatment protocols.
Assisting the veterinarian with In Vitro Fertilization and flushing at the on farm Transova satellite location.
Acted as the assistant calf manager to their new addition of custom calf raising; including feeding, treatments, weaning, and pen transitions.
Student Manager09/2014 to 12/2016Oklahoma State Dairy CenterStillwater, Oklahoma
Daily herd chores; including milking, feeding, treatments, and pen movements.
Selected and managed exhibition animals and sale consignments
Sales Staff05/2014 to 05/2015Dairy Agenda Today
Created a new, larger customer base for one of the dairy industries fastest growing online publications through trade show, on-site farm, and phone based sales.
Oklahoma State UniversityStillwater, OklahomaPursuing Animal Science with Business Emphasis courses including Ag Business and Sales, Ruminant Nutrition and Reproduction