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Dawson Angus 
Herd Manager Position

Dawson Angus is a family run Angus herd selling show cattle, breeding stock & freezer beef. Herd size
continues to grow and 2023 will calve out almost 70 head. Majority of calves are born in spring with some in fall. We sell breeding bulls in the spring along with over 40 head direct to client freezer beef. Selling show heifer prospects & breds in the fall. All cattle are sold private treaty at this time. Dawson Angus is growing quickly and looking for someone who has the desire to expand their knowledge and take pride in the herd they manage. Most importantly we are looking for someone with the desire to grow and develop with us, and to take pride in their work. 

     Job Description:
Responsible for day-to-day care of all cattle- including feeding, bedding, water management & checking
health of herd.

Treatment of minor illness or injury in cattle.
Monitor and assist during calving season including tagging and vaccinating
Making decisions on cattle diets and pasture rotation
Feed rations are made on the farm and completed by the herd manager
Assistance in hay production
Maintain/ repair fencing and basic facility maintenance
Record keeping where pertaining to herd
Assist in clipping/ preparation of sale cattle, assist clients with questions after sale
Haul cattle as needed for sale clients and freezer beef
Participate in breeding season – including bull choice, AI, synch protocols & heat detection
 

Qualifications
Experience in either show or production beef cattle operations (can include 4-H participation)
Knowledge of standard cattle health needs and management
Experience in fence repair/ building both single wire and high tensile
Experience with farm equipment a plus but not required
Experience in hay production a plus but not required
 

Benefits
Competitive Salary based on experience
Housing on site – 2 bedroom home with garage – all utilities paid
Health Insurance- 100% of monthly premium paid after 90 days
Fuel for farm use / truck for farm use if needed
Paid vacation & flexible scheduling during off seasons
IRA Contribution
Farm raised beef and pork

Apply for Herd Manager with Dawson Angus

Thank you for your interest. I will be in touch shortly requesting your resume. Carla Dawson