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Breeding Lead

About this Job:

Holden Farms strives to be the most progressive, innovative, and collaborative pork producer in the nation. At Holden Farms we pride ourselves on teamwork, personal growth, and opportunity. If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career and enjoy working with animals check out Holden Farms today!

Title: Breed Barn Manager

Location: Waseca, MN

Description: Breed Barn Manager reports to Sow Farm Manager and provides leadership to Breed Barn team members to reach farm and company goals.

Hours: Generally – Monday-Friday 6:30am-4:00pm; times may vary based on business needs

Rotating Weekend and Holiday Schedule

Compensation: Hourly, competitive based on experience, plus we offer an excellent benefits package

Essential Job Functions:

  • Communicate and promote Holden Farm’s core values and goals to employees
  • Provide leadership to Breed Barn team members and assist in new hire training
  • Assist Farm Manager in implementation of new ideas, and changes to obtain desired results
  • Caring for and handling of sows
  • Feeding and checking waters
  • Perform heat detection on sows
  • Breed sows through artificial insemination
  • Conduct pregnancy checks
  • Monitor and treat sows as needed by administering vaccines and medicines
  • Cleaning facilities and minor maintenance
  • Keeping detailed and accurate records
  • Understand and follow Holden Farms Biosecurity Program


  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) + Company Contribution
  • Profit Sharing
  • Short Term Disability/Long Term Disability
  • Paid Holidays
  • PTO
  • Free Hog Yearly
  • Much More!

Strong interest in working with animals with a desire to learn and self-develop
Detailed oriented and meticulous
Ability to lead others in high demand situations
Self-motivated team player with a positive attitude
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Dependable and able to work with minimal supervision
Ability to lift up to 50lbs
Ability to stand, walk and be on feet for 9+ hrs/day
Ability to frequently bend, reach, squat and kneel
Must have reliable transportation

How to apply:

Apply online by clicking HERE!.
Click on the BLUE “Apply for this Job” button to email your cover letter and resume. Please state Holden Farms and the job title as the subject line of your email application.

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