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Smithfield Cattle Company is a family owned, values driven, cattle and farming operation based in Southern Queensland. Smithfield operates two 20,000 head feedlots near Proston and Goondiwindi, along with various grazing and farming operations. Our business is a unique blend of family and corporate.

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Competitive remuneration


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Job Description:

  • Our Smithfield Feedlot near Proston in the South Burnett Region is looking for a Cattle Health Supervisor to join our leadership team who is highly experienced in cattle handling, has a strong understanding of cattle health and can lead an experienced livestock crew.

  • Proston is located 280 kilometres north-west of Brisbane.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Leading a team and overseeing the cattle health of 20,000 head.

  • Manage and review the cattle health program in consultation with our Feedlot Veterinarian

  • Assist training staff in cattle handling and health treatment processes following best practice

  • Ensure cattle health data records are accurate and up to date

  • Assist in the organisation of rotational grazing and the management of our backgrounding cattle on our grazing country.

Job Requirements:

  • High level of cattle handling and horsemanship skills

  • Experience in leading a team

  • Familiar with feedlot computer programs FY3000 & StockaID

  • Good communication and organisational skills

  • A genuine care for cattle

Job Benefits:

  • A competitive remuneration package with training and career development is on offer.  

  • Accommodation is available.

  • Friendly, supportive team & community environments

To apply please send your resume and at least 2 contactable employer references, and cover letter, so we can get to know your story via the apply now button below. Email or phone Kailen Hodgson on 0473 461 502 if you have any questions.


  • This is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders (Backpackers).

  • Applications without required skills and experience listed in the ad will not be considered.

SMITHFIELD | 20240622

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