What is your name and where are you from?
Name: Carson Hillberg
Hometown: Bakersfield, CA
When did you start working for All West, what is your current title, and where do you work?
Start Date: September 1, 2016
Title: Professional A.I. Technician / Dealer
Location: McFarland, CA
How did you get involved in the AI industry?
“After completing my degree in Animal Science at Fresno State, I started working with a friend who was a route breeder in Bakersfield. Soon I accepted a relief breeding position and progressed to working my own route full-time.”
Describe a typical day in your life on the job.
“Heat detection, tail chalking, breeding, and record keeping make up the majority of a typical day on the job. I also get to work closely with some of the best dairymen, managers, veterinarians, and consultants in the industry.”
What do you enjoy doing when you are not at work?
“My wife and I have seven kids who keep life exciting after work. I enjoying helping them with their show animals and coaching their hockey teams.”
If it was your choice, what unique name would you give our next best-selling bull?
What is your favorite part of your job?
“I really enjoy the opportunity to be a small part of the rich history of family farming in California’s Central Valley. I also like seeing how the industry adapts to change and prepares for the future.”