Assistant Cattle Herdsman

Blind Badger Ranch

Fort Morgan , Colorado

Assistant herdsman wanted for a 500 head Eastern Colorado purebred cow/calf operation. 

Duties include: calving, doctoring, grooming, breeding, and hauling cattle; attending cattle shows and sales; assisting in maintaining equipment, fences, and livestock watering facilities; helping with grain harvest; and loading and hauling grain to bins on the farm or to the elevator in town.

Required:

  • Must have at least 3-5 years of hands-on experience in a beef cattle operation.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to maintain a good driving record.
  • Must be willing to work extended hours during peak periods.

Preferred:

  • Ability and proficiency in artificial insemination techniques to breed cows and heifers.
  • Familiarity with embryo transfer and in vitro embryo production programs and their use in cattle production. 
  • Knowledge of cattle management and handling techniques.
  • The ability to drive farm equipment,
  • The ability to drive heavy trucks.

We are looking for an individual that is responsible and trustworthy, that has a good attitude, and is willing to take direction and can work alone or compatibly with others.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email resume and references to budcgamel@msn.com

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