Manager Dairy Farm, Dairy Farm Manager

Minimum ? Preferably Bachelor?s in Agriculture

Minimum 5-10 years of work experience in related field

The tasks a Manager, Dairy Farm is expected to perform include:Managing the dairy farm on behalf of the employer

Producing milk, butter, ghee, etc.Supervising selection and purchase of animals, in consultation with their employer

Making proper arrangements for housing, feeding and treatment of milch animals

Pairing animals for breeding on basis of pedigree

Arranging artificial insemination for the development of good breed

Taking proper care of animals during birth of young

Ensuring that hygienic methods are observed

Arranging the transportation and marketing of the products

Controlling office and field staff, and co-ordinating their work

Skilled in record keeping of purchases and sales made

Knowledge of basic bookkeeping and accounts

Skilled in maintaining the expenditure and receipts to ensure economic running of farm

Knowledge of possible research in the area

Efficient in managing workers

Will be updated

Efficient planner

Ability to work independently

Ability to take risks

Hardworking and persistent



Ability to negotiate

It is a field job

Work from home is not applicable

Part-time work and contractual jobs may be available

The candidate will supervise the working of dairy workers

Local travelling may be part of the job

Working hours

Working hours are not fixed

Overtime may be involved

Shift system may be applicable as per the farm norms

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

Health risks include exposure to infections of zoonotic disease, if hygiene is not maintained

Occupational hazards include injury to body while dealing with horned animals and sharp equipment/tools

For candidates with experience ? INR 30,000 to INR 39,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Agriculture Sector in IndiaThe Indian dairy sector of the livestock industry is the largest contributor to the agriculture gross domestic product (GDP). The primarily output of this industry is milk which is now the single largest agricultural commodity in India.Figures show that around 46 percent of the milk is consumed in the form of liquid milk, 47 per cent as traditional dairy products and the remaining 7 per cent is used as western dairy products. Also, the value-added versions like ghee, butter, yogurt, paneer, cheese, along with a cornucopia of flavoured milks, ice creams, UHT processed milk, shredded and liquid cheese have a lot to contribute. This makes this sector an attractive one in termsof substantial growth in the future.The dairy industry in India is currently estimated to be about 130 million tonnes and is expected to grow at 4-5% per annum. The projected value of the industry is about 500,000 crore.This industry promises a lot of growthopportunitiesfor Manager, Dairy Farm.

Dairy farm owners

Dairy co-operative organizations

Job openings are in Tier III cities