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Dairy Farmer Austin Mahr. Why I chose to be a Dairy Farmer. Its been in my family for generations I like helping on the farm I like working with the cows. The Jobs That Need To Get Done. Feed cows Milk cows Breed cows Raise calves/heifers/cows Spread manure Fix broken things (misc.).

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Dairy FarmerAustin Mahr


Why I chose to be a Dairy Farmer

  • Its been in my family for generations

  • I like helping on the farm

  • I like working with the cows


The Jobs That Need To Get Done

  • Feed cows

  • Milk cows

  • Breed cows

  • Raise calves/heifers/cows

  • Spread manure

  • Fix broken things (misc.)


Work In The Fall/Spring/and sometimes Summer

  • Plow, drag, & plant fields

  • Harvest crops

  • Cut alfalfa

  • Chop fields


Educational Path

  • In High school you want to take some classes for common knowledge

  • Agribusiness

  • Animal Science

  • Production Agriculture


Things you need to get a Degree in

  • Dairy husbandry and Production

  • Animal science

  • Dairy science

  • Agronomy

  • It helps if you grew up on a farm


Salary

  • Salary: $18,900-100,701

  • It can change up or down by the number of cows you own and by the milk prices(is how much the milk is being sold for)


A Farm schedule

  • They work 7 days a week

  • Actual times very

    Spring6:30 a.m.-11 p.m.

    Summer7a.m.-6:30 p.m.

    Fall7:00a.m.-10p.m.

    Winter7:00a.m.-6p.m.


Positive Aspects

  • You own your own business

  • You are your own boss

  • Flexible hours


Negative Aspects

  • Planting

  • Long Hours

  • Work in the cold in winter

  • Work in the hot in summer

  • When something breaks, you have to fix it


Dairy Farmers

  • No Promotions

  • Own their own business

  • The more animals you have the more money you make


Related Jobs

Grain Farmers

Milk Hauling

Field harvesters

Manure Hauling


Work Cited

“Dairy Farmer.” WISCareers. University of Wisconsin System. 2011. Web. 18th May. 2011.

Mahr, Mike. Personal Interview. 17th May 2011.


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