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Head Rancher

Location: Valley Mills, Texas


Job Type: Full-time


Job Summary:


Superior Ostrich, a leading ostrich ranch in Valley Mills, Texas, is seeking a Head Rancher to manage all aspects of our ostrich farming operation. The Head Rancher will be responsible for overseeing the care and well-being of our ostriches, managing the breeding program, and ensuring that all aspects of the ranch operation run smoothly.




  • Manage day-to-day operations of the ostrich ranch, including overseeing the care and feeding of ostriches, monitoring herd health, and managing breeding programs.

  • Train and supervise ranch hands, ensuring that all tasks are completed efficiently and effectively.

  • Maintain detailed records of herd health, breeding, and other ranch activities.

  • Oversee the maintenance of ranch equipment and facilities, including fencing, watering systems, and feeding systems.

  • Implement and enforce safety procedures for all ranch activities.

  • Develop and manage budgets for the ranch operation, including feed and equipment expenses.




  • At least 5 years of experience in ranch management or animal husbandry.

  • Experience working with ostriches or other exotic animals is preferred.

  • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to train and supervise staff effectively.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks and priorities.

  • Knowledge of safety regulations and procedures related to ranch operations.

  • Ability to operate and maintain ranch equipment and facilities.


To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to

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