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About the farm
Farm name: Mason Dixon Farms
Contact person: Doyle Waybright       
Contact e-mail: doylewaybright@embarqmail.com
Contact phone: 717-334-3389, ext 225
Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Herd size and make up: 2,150 milking, 200 dry and 2050 heifer replacements, 90 percent Holsteins and 10 percent crossbreeds (JE X HO, NR X HO & SR X HO)
Number of acres: 2,800

Requirements of intern
Age/course year of intern: Any year
Required courses and/or experience: Only require dairy experience, helpful
to have A.I. training, cow examinations skills and computer skills (PCDart)
Other qualifications: Keen interest in working with dairy cows and herd management during internship

Details
Housing provided? Yes
Dates/duration of internship: Primarily summer but other seasons are available
Number of slots available: 2
Responsibilities during internship: Assistant to herds(wo)man in herd repro or herd health in conventional barns and robotic barn.
Compensation: $10/hr and rental uniforms
Deadline: February 1, 2011

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Check out Austin Copenhaver's 2007 internship experience and Joseph Zug's internship in 2004.

Learn more about Mason Dixon Farms from the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association.

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Last updated by Emily Caldwell Sep 20, 2010.

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