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Dawson Angus Seeking Herdsman

Updated: Oct 4

Dawson Angus is a family-run Angus herd selling show cattle, breeding stock & freezer beef. Herd size continues to grow and in 2023 we will have near 70 calves, majority 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, to take pride in their work.


Dawson Angus

Morocco, IN

www.dawsonangus.com


Job Description:

  • Responsible for day to day care of all cattle- including feeding, bedding, water management, & checking health of herd. Minor treatment of 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


Email resumes or questions to Carla Dawson CarlaDawson@DawsonAngus.com or dawson.carla@mail.com

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