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Grazing Manager at Dragonfly Farms - 18312

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Grazing Manager
Dragonfly Farms
3230 Ellisville Dr
23093 Louisa , VA ,
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Job Description: 

Grazing manager on a regenerative livestock farm- responsibilities would include oversight of cattle, including health, helping with calving of about 120 cows, moving the herds to new pasture frequently, often daily, grass finishing around 60 steers a year. There is a lot of building temporary fences to subdivide paddocks and some fence repair and maintenance. We have pigs, sheep and goat, but cattle would be main focus for this position. A lot of this work is independent, but you will work with our small farm crew regularly.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

oversight and management of around 300 head, 2 fall calving herds, a small spring calving herd, a stocker/finishing herd
grazing management- moving cattle in a timely manner to new forage, building and moving temporary fencing, maintaining and repairing permanent fencing, recording grazing plan in software
feeding hay seasonally using a tractor

Education & Experience: 

some cattle experience needed,
experience on a tractor helpful,
organizational skills and self management needed

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