Living Sky Beef is a progressive beef cattle operation located in Southern Saskatchewan, near Minton. Our business includes a commercial cow/calf herd, replacement heifers, small backgrounding feedlot and custom baling operation.
We are looking for a full-time beef cattle herdsman who can assist us in managing our beef cow/calf herd year-round, maintaining our 7000 acres of grazing and pasture land as well as work with our feeding and baling operation.
Duties will include feeding cattle and calves, operating/maintaining farm machinery and infrastructure, assessing herd health, identifying and treating cattle with health problems and maintaining livestock health records. Processing (vaccine and health programs) of new cattle. During the spring and summer months include grazing management and movements, overseeing calving, and cutting hay/operating the baler and maintaining farm infrastructure.
The successful candidate must have previous experience with beef cattle. They must also have the ability to work well with others or on their own. Long hours are required during certain seasons, but flexible in others. This position is physically demanding and requires a love of working in the outdoors.
We offer excellent working conditions with the opportunity to learn and develop skills, but require our team to be reliable and self motivated.
We will assist the successful candidate to locate accommodations/housing in the area.
Wages commensurate with experience. Start date as soon as possible.
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