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Animal Care Technician

About this Job:

About the Company:

Cactus Feeders, Inc., an Amarillo, Texas-based producer of commercial fed cattle and market hogs. Originally founded as a family company in 1975, Cactus Feeders is 100% Employee Owned with its 800+ employees producing a million fed cattle and 700,000 market hogs annually with gross revenues of over $1 Billion. The Company has cattle feed yards throughout the Texas Panhandle and Southwest Kansas with hog operations in Iowa, South Carolina, and Georgia.

Job Description:

Cactus Family Farms is currently hiring a full time Animal Care Technician for our location in Manning, SC! The Animal Care Technician is a full-time entry-level position focused on providing animal husbandry and general care at various stages of our Sow Farm operations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Feeding, watering and conditioning pigs
  • Environmental control
  • Vaccinating, treating, and processing pigs
  • Handling, moving pigs, and sorting pigs
  • Various tasks specific to the position (i.e. Breeding/Gestation, Farrowing, and Weaning)
  • Cross trains in other areas as needed
  • Assists in orientation and training of new staff members as requested
  • Ensures all biosecurity protocols are met and maintained
  • Other duties as assigned

Pay and Benefits: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 100% paid company retirement (ESOP) Employee Stock Ownership Plan\
  • 401K
  • Education Assistance

• Swine experience at a minimum of 1 year is preferred, but not required.
• High School Degree or GED, preferred, but not required.

1 year
How to apply:

Apply online by clicking HERE!.

OR click on the BLUE “Apply for this Job” button to email your cover letter and resume. Please state Cactus Family Farms and the job title as the subject line of your email application.

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