Whitetail Deer Health Internship: Louisiana

Blackhawk Whitetails
Vidalia, LA
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Blackhawk Whitetails is a high fenced deer operation located near Simmesport, LA on 2,300 acres. Our goal at Blackhawk Whitetails is to raise superior bucks and does to meet our clients’ expectations. We are looking for a summer intern to add to our team to assist in the care of fawns. Ideal candidate would have veterinary technician experience and/or current veterinary student. We are willing to train the right candidate that is ready to gain hands on experience. Daily duties are but not limited to the following: o Feeding fawns multiple times a day o Preparing milk station o Preparing bottles o Cleaning stalls o Keep feeding records/times o Checking fawn temperatures (AM & PM) o Checking pens for newborn fawns o Herd health checks (fawns and mature herd) o Cleaning fawn building/milk station o Must be able to carry 50lbs o Enjoy your work!
Qualifications include: o Field of interest or Study in Captive Wildlife/Wildlife & Fisheries/Animal Agriculture/Natural Resources/Veterinary Medicine preferred o Acquired a degree in or currently enrolled for a degree (see as list above). o Physically able to lift 50lbs o Physically able to work in hot summer conditions for long duration o Bottle Feeding experience o Take/Follow directions well o Capable of following a daily schedule o Capable of working under stressful conditions o Capable of working long nights nursing newborn fawns Bonus Qualifications but not required: o Experience in bottle feeding deer o Experience in deer industry o Experience in animal husbandry o Experience in vet tech positions
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Josh Kaplan
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