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Posted: Sunday, August 27, 2017 12:05 AM


Description of Operation:

• 1600+ acre ranch located near Athens, TX (1.5 hours SE of Dallas)
• commercial cow/calf and stocker operation and typically run 450 mother cows and background all of our calves
• we own our natural service bulls
• cow herd is primarily comprised of a fall calving Angus herd and a spring calving Brangus herd
• goal is to produce top quality replacement females that will be a productive, easy fleshing animal in either our cowherd or someone else’s; use a combination of natural service and sometimes AI.
• produce 2000 bales annually of coastal bermuda round bales, haying experience a must
• loads sold annually to Superior Livestock auction, private treaty from the ranch, or local sales
• owner and wife live on site and additional help is contracted as needed
• good fences already in place, permanent and some electric
• our gentle herds are handled currently with horse, feed truck, and border collies

Ideal candidate skills:

• use of border collies and horse to herd is a plus and welcome
• single or family is welcome
• practice low stress cattle handling techniques and follow BQA guidelines
• ability to run haying equipment
• some handyman skills
• some equipment repair and general ranch maintenance skills
• great work ethic and good follow through
• knowledgeable in herd health and nutrition at all stages of production
• feeding decisions, doctoring
• tagging, calving, processing, weaning
• moving cattle between pastures
• growing replacement females and handling some first calf heifers
• run hay and baling equipment each year
• general rotational grazing and pasture management
• A/I skills and palpation, some knowledge preferred
• electric fence construction and maintenance
• forage production/ how to take and read soil samples (hay and pasture)
• able to evaluate and cull cattle by phenotype when necessary
• keep detail cattle records

competitive pay commensurate with experience
housing provided (completely remodeled house 2016)

Date Needed:
immediate start

via email with resume including references if available to or
fax to (214) 310 – 0064 or
call 214-417-1995

We appreciate your interest in Poteet Cattle and look forward to speaking with you about this position.

• Location: Tyler

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