Herd Manager

Warson Beef
West Devon
Competitive Salary
31 Jul 2019
28 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Herd Manager
Location: West Devon – 700acre farm across 2 sites
Are you ready for your next challenge? Are you striving for the best in beef farming?

If so, we invite you to join our small and enthusiastic team. You will be working with a forward thinking grassland pedigree beef farm, applying leading edge techniques, genetics and standards of health.

Who we are?

We set up our Elite Health (CHeCS) closed suckler beef herd in 2016. So far, we have grown the breeding herd to 340 pedigree Angus females.  Now we are gearing up for our next stage of development. On the production side, this includes:

  • 100% pasture fed and rotational paddock grazing for nutritional and environmental value.
  • Superior genetics, emphasising IMF for eating quality, plus high fertility and birthing ease.

On the sales side we are creating an export sales channel and deploying www.beefbook.com as a way of marketing livestock for breeding through to beef for eaters.

What are we looking for?

  • Someone who works closely with the owner and investor to meet the Business Plan;
  • Is an ambitious individual with the drive to develop their career as the business grows;
  • Has practical experience in cattle breeding, birthing, feeding, healthcare and livestock sales;
  • Someone who is prepared to do whatever is required to get the job done;
  • Understands the positive impact of applied sciences and technology;
  • Relishes a data driven style of performance management; and,
  • Is obsessive about farm bio-security, cleanliness and tidiness.

Why is it a great opportunity?

This is your opportunity to join a farming business that is striving to help shape the future success of our suckler beef farming sector; because we believe that “good beef is good for you”!

The package includes:

  • Modern accommodation
  • Career growth as part of a growing business
  • Immersion in the latest scientific and technological offerings
  • Competitive salary, according to level of experience

We look forward to welcoming you to the heart of a genuine entrepreneurial farming venture.

To apply, please click on the 'Apply' button.