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Ranch Jobs: Wanted - Pen Rider - Nebraska SOLD #123810
Posted by: ALCC [see other ads by this poster]
City: Broken Bow [see other ads in this city]
State: Nebraska [see other ads in this state]
Job Title: Pen Rider
Employer: Adams Land & Cattle
Salary: Competitive Wage, Day 1 Benefits, $425/month Horse Pay, $2,000 Hiring Bonus
Room & Board: Temporary, Transitional Housing
Phone #: 308-767-2493

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Adams Land & Cattle, LLC (ALCC) is a progressive, family owned cattle feeding business, located in Broken Bow, Nebraska. ALCC began in 1945 as a small dairy farm on 300 acres east of Broken Bow. Today, ALCC remains family-owned, but has grown into a multi-location operation with finishing lots in Nebraska and more than 100 backgrounding locations throughout the US and Canada.

We have an opportunity for a team-oriented individual to be responsible for the detection and safe handling of sick cattle at our South Feedlot in Broken Bow, NE.

This person will be responsible for:

- Riding assigned pens daily as scheduled, excluding extreme weather conditions.

- Being accountable for cattle health in assigned pens by detecting sick or injured cattle.

- Properly diagnosing cattle through mail or radio contact with Cattle Health team and pulling cattle to the adjacent hospital pen.

- Sorting cattle, including removing withdrawal cattle according to sales schedule, wrong penners, and mixed pens.

- Moving cattle within the feedyard.

- Gathering loose cattle and taking them to their appropriate pens.

- Checking water tanks to ensure functionality.

- Utilizing animal health reports and interpreting the data to support decisions.

- Reporting vet pen and general pen maintenance to Pen Checking Team Lead or Supervisor.

- Communicating problematic pens with leadership immediately.

- Calling in moralities and animals for euthanasia to the Cattle Health team.

- Ensuring holding pens around the processing facilities are emptied daily.

- Ensuring general care for your horses (i.e. shoeing, vaccinations, feeding).

- Maintaining and cleaning your area (i.e. tack, run, water tanks, hay feeders) within the facility, including the break room.

- Assisting in other areas of cattle production, including but not limited to Cattle Logistics, Cattle Distribution, and East Lot.

- Rotating the on-call responsibilities for unloading incoming cattle on the weekends.

Ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

- Cattle handling knowledge and experience.

- Intermediate to advanced horsemanship skills.

- Knowledge of sick or injured cattle, including basic animal health diagnosis.

- Punctual.

- Must be team-oriented.

- High attention to detail.

- Excellent verbal communication skills.

- Feedlot, sale barn, and/or ranch experience is preferred.

- Beef Quality Assurance experience.

- Commitment to safety and quality culture.

- Individual must provide, shoe, and maintain three (3) head of horses.

Eligible for a $2,000 hiring bonus.

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