Type of farm?
Versatility is essential. You must be able to adapt to ever changing circumstances and people.
Must work well with others but comfortable on solo tasks and projects.
Infectious positive attitude.
Independent and self driven. Can handle long hours when required to finish the job.
Healthy work ethic. Balanced steady pace...
Pride in your work. Perfection isn't expected but good craftsmanship is a priority.
Passionate about farming as a career/profession.
Considerate and observant of the animals in your care. Respect for animal welfare and nature.
Constant improvement. Willingness to improve existing systems whenever possible.
Livestock Manager :
We are looking for an experienced team member to help us take our farm to the next level.
Minimum 1 year experience on a diversified pastured livestock farm or completion of Polyface internship program required.
Must have experience with Broilers, Layers, and Pigs. Cattle experience is a bonus.
Primary responsibilities will consist of managing ALL aspects of pastured poultry and pork production operations.
Management of interns.
Management of product inventory and record keeping.
Occasional customer service.
Our farm is located just a 15-20 minutes drive from downtown Shreveport, the third largest city in Louisiana.
Applicants must submit:
3 professional references
Expect multiple interviews and on farm check out.
Butchering On Farm
Negotiated Salary + housing, meals, food, and bonus opportunities
Mahaffey Farms is a 300+ acre regenerative farm in Northwest Louisiana. We raise pastured livestock and a small market garden. We sell direct to our customers through local farmers' markets, on farm sales, and our own local delivery service. Our products include pasture raised pork, broilers, eggs, grass fed beef, and vegetables