Apiam Feedlot Services provides consultancy level services to beef feedlots throughout Australia.
Our team of highly experienced veterinarians have extensive knowledge and a diverse skill set for problem solving and the maintenance of optimum health and performance.
The Feedlot Services team provides:
- Onsite Veterinary Services including comprehensive herd health management programs
- Reporting and Analytics to evaluate health and productivity performance and optimise animal welfare
- Product Support including advice and supply
- Tailored by site staff training
- Research and Development and participation in industry leading projects
- Autogenous Vaccines formulated when commercial options do not exist
We are seeking a veterinarian with a keen interest in feedlot medicine to provide an ambulatory service whilst working alongside the Veterinary Consultants. Veterinarians seeking a pathway to Feedlot Consultancy should apply.
This position is clinic-based at Knox Veterinary Clinic in Dalby, Qld.
The role will include:
- Providing ambulatory services to feedlot clients in between consultant visits
- Clinical feedlot work includes:
- Lame cattle work ups and podiatry treatments
- Feedlot hospital treatments and surgeries
- Pregnancy testing
- Post-mortems and sample collection including for AMR surveillance
- Follow up after and between consultant visits
- Equine work – routine vaccinations, dentistry plus ambulatory work including colic treatment, stitch-ups etc
- Initial travel with consultants for introduction to sites and familiarization with processes
- Working alongside consultants on arranged site visits
- Involvement in research projects
- Participation in weekly feedlot vet meetings
- General mixed practice work, including being part of the shared on-call roster at Knox Veterinary Clinic. This component will make up 25% of the overall role.
This is the perfect role for a vet with minimum 2-3 years of mixed or cattle practice experience to gain a taste of feedlot work without the economic and financial responsibilities of the consultant, whilst still having a clear pathway to a consultancy role.
Remuneration is dependent on your experience. For a vet with 2-3 years of solid mixed practice experience with a beef cattle and equine component, expect $85,000 – $95,000 + super + work vehicle + after hours remuneration.
In addition, there are many additional benefits that come with being a part of the Apiam Animal Health team including support for your continuing education (registration fees for a cattle medicine or nutrition course of your choice paid), paid AVA membership, ACV membership, Vet Board registration, subscriptions to VIN, CVE, Plumbs App and more.