Commercial Sheep Ranch Manager needed in Oklahoma

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Cordero Creek Ranch

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Wellston, OK
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
February 3, 2020
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs

Currently looking for a Ranch Manager for commercial sheep operation located in central Oklahoma. The right candidate will be responsible for the operations of a commercial livestock enterprise including but not limited to the following:

  • Provide input and execute on the ranch strategy, plans and goals
  • Manage the flock in accordance with Global Animal Partnership standards insuring the overall health and wellbeing of the livestock
  • Be open minded to regenerative farming and ranching practices
  • Provide reporting as may be required for record keeping and analysis of overall benefit, cost effectiveness, animal health, animal losses etc.
  • Maintain operating cost records and identify areas for savings
  • Direct and manage ranch hands and maintain records for employees
  • Develop an accelerated breeding program targeting 3 gestations within 2 years and meet target birthing goals
  • Implement practices to ensure safe lambing
  • Maintain parasite controls and vaccination protocols to ensure overall health

Day to day activities will include:

  • Managing pasture rotation program
  • Herding livestock
  • Supplemental feed and water to animals based on seasonal requirements
  • Examining animals to detect diseases and injuries and treating accordingly
  • Ear tagging animals
  • Sorting animals, loading/unloading animals
  • Feeding and caring for livestock guard dogs
  • Maintain and repair ranch equipment-trucks, tractors, atvs
  • Coordinate custom cutters for winter hay
  • Inspect, repair and build fences and gates (barbed wire and high tensile electric)
  • Maintaining buildings and structures
  • Feed and care for livestock guard dogs

This is a hands-on position that will require the manager to perform ranch operations daily. The proper candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to collaborate on and execute the strategy, plans and goals of the ranch
  • Consistently work in all weather environments
  • Capable of operating all types of ranch equipment
  • Previous ranch experience with a sheep operation, specifically lambing
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Veterinarian experience a plus

Competitive salary based on experience with housing and utilities included plus a company provided farm vehicle.

To apply, forward bio & resume to our email address. Or call for more info.

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