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Double 8 Dairy
California, United States
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About the Placement:
Brief Placement DescriptionWe are one of the first water buffalo dairies in the USA. We hope to be able to raise awareness and interest in an animal which has proven an important source of milk and nutrition around the world for centuries.
Detailed Placement Description
Production Acreage : #180
Number of Full-time Employees:4
Number and Type of livestock: 95 buffalo
My farm/organization is : Transitional, transitioning to organic
Participation in sales/marketing operations : x
Educational Activities : x
Social Environment: we are a friendly group of people who like to teach and learn.
Primary Production :Dairy
About the Internship:
Availability:Full for the Season
40hours per week
Training Expectations :
Timeline: Year-round training.
On-Site Training, Steward's primary activities :
milking, feeding, milk processing
Climate and Location Description
Average temperature/Typical weather: 65 degrees. cool coastal
Proximity to nearest town/city: 75 miles to san francisco
we are 5 miles from the pacific ocean, on a grassy coastal plain that is known as the Bay Area's dairy belt.
Compensation :$12 / hour
Accommodations and amenities provided :
Stward is responsble to secure/pay for own housing, but Host may have some suggestions for nearby rentals.