Farm Worker, laying hens
Primary responsibilities are care and feeding of laying hens. The two main daily shifts are: Opening - doors to mobile coops are opened within an hour of sunrise, feeding and watering hens, collecting eggs, observing health of hens, approx. time 7:00AM-1:00PM. Closing - check feed and water inside/outside, collect eggs, observe healthy of hens, anything unusual on farm, approx time 3:30PM-9:00PM. Open and close times change with seasons .Requires commitment to animal welfare, willingness to work outside in varying weather conditions, ability to work independently, reliably.
Fair Farm is certified organic in start-up mode providing an excellent opportunity to contribute on a small team and learn about operations as well as what is required to create a successful business.
Fair Farm is an organic Boulder County farm where hens have 63 acres of pasture to roam all day, everyday. The hens eat pure organic feed and are cared for with the very best animal welfare practices. We use mobile hen houses rotated across pasture creating a healthy, stimulating environment for the hens and enabling regenerative agricultural methods. Walt Pounds, owner/operator, is an experienced entrepreneur and Fair Farm in start-up mode provides an excellent learning opportunity for operations and business. www.fairfarmcolorado.com