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Western Heritage Classic Ranch Horse Sale - May 11th, 2024 - Abilene, Texas

Seeking Ranch Job: Ranch Foreman or Manager Position SOLD #38479
Posted by: adamsfamily [see other ads by this poster]
City: Faith [see other ads in this city]
State: South Dakota [see other ads in this state]
Exp. Cow Calf: Yes
Exp. Yearlings: Yes
Exp. FeedLot: No
Exp. Horse: Yes
Exp. Roping: Yes
Exp. Doctoring: Yes
Exp. Calving: Yes
Exp. Haying: Yes
Room And Board: Yes
Phone#: 605-748-2520

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Seeking a long term/full time cattle foreman or managerís position.


 30+ years of ranching experience, capable of overseeing and improving the day to day operation of a ranch.

 Excellent work ethics, self-reliant, non-drinker, smoker or drugs. Clean background and no vehicle citations.

 Worked on ranches ranging from 3000 to 1 million+ acres, with 300 to 6000 mother cows.

General Ranch Experience

 Implemented pasture rotation plans leaving viable plant resources for reseeding and drought conditions. Management of grazing areas including BLM and Forest Service and knowledge of allotments and riparian areas.

 Working knowledge of flood irrigation, coordinating with local water master and neighbors about water rights and issues.

 Building and upkeep of all fence types. Designed, constructed and worked within a budget to build working corrals. Improved fencing to utilize pastures more efficiently.

 Winter feeding with both tractor and draft horse teams.

 Ability to put up hay in both round and square bales, basic mechanics of ranch equipment, vehicle maintenance and general welding skills.

 Repair and upkeep of ranch property and provide security of ranch boundaries.

 Experience in remote cow camp situations and absentee owners, ability to make on-site decisions and works well without supervision.

 Ability to work within a budget, knowledgeable in researching, purchasing, installation and the correct utilization of livestock handling equipment as well as general ranch equipment.

Livestock Experience

 Calving of first calf heifers, pasture and confinement calving, knowledge of calving issues.

 Evaluation and selection of quality replacement heifers.

 Ability to detect and treat illnesses in cows and calves. Ability to doctor alone both in a pasture or confinement setting.

 Overall herd improvement strategies by selective culling, vaccination program, and genetics which raised live calf percentages, reduced death loss, stress of livestock and increased weaning weights.

 Implementation of low stress branding, sorting, shipping and moving of cattle.

 Raising quality calves from birth to market as well as yearlings from weaning to market.

 Correction of behavioral problems in horses and colts, as well as the ability to start colts using low stress methods.

Other Skills

 Operation of heavy equipment: bulldozers, graders, excavators, backhoes and tractors.

 Carpentry and construction, roofing, framing, concrete work, general plumbing.

 Rawhide braiding and woodworking for personal enjoyment.

Please email for further information and/or references.

Posted 10-12-14

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Western Heritage Classic Ranch Horse Sale - May 11th, 2024 - Abilene, Texas

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