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Range Herder - Livestock Parturition

Blue Mountain Cattle Inc.

Burns, OR

$2,080.00 per month

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13074722105
Email address to Apply:
bookkeeper@mpaswy.com

Job Description

Full Time:
No
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Required to be available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week and spend the majority of workdays on the range. All job duties are closely and directly related to the range production of livestock through the parturition season of the production cycle. Perform any combination of the following tasks to attend livestock on the range: administer emergency minor medical care to sick/injured pregnant animals using roping methods to gently immobilize animal without causing undue stress; administer medication as needed; assist with hauling water when winter and drought conditions eliminate natural sources of water for livestock; assist with hauling water when winter and drought conditions eliminate natural sources of water for sheep; assist with supplemental feeding (when weather or quality of forage precludes use of range forage); assist with weed control on grazing areas (including noxious, invasive and poisonous plant species); attend animals in barns during kidding/lambing season; attend livestock on the range during calving season; attend to lambing ewes (including night checks); attend to pregnant livestock and newborn offspring (including night checks); attend to pregnant livestock and newborn offspring in hot fall months and cold winter months; bed down animals at appropriate night site; brand, tag, clip or otherwise mark young animals for identification purposes; break ice over frozen water sources; build and/or maintain fence and facilities to ensure the safety and health of animals and forage; care for newly born offspring; detect direction from which the wind or prevailing storms are coming to keep livestock gathered and safe; ensure newly born offspring stand and nurse; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; feed and water and ensure adequate provision of both; feed supplemental rations; feed, water and tend to the dogs (both guard and working dogs) and horses; guard against predatory animals and from eating poisonous and/or noxious plants; identify and locate the more nutrient dense cool season grasses within grazing areas; identify livestock that are preparing to give birth; intensely monitor and treat both mother and young offspring vulnerable to hot or cold temperatures and sickness; intensely monitor and treat both mother and young vulnerable to the colder temperatures and sickness; keep accurate record of new offspring born; lift and stack bales of hay and sacks of grain and mineral onto a feed truck or wagon; load bales of hay and/or sacks of grain onto truck or trailer used for feeding; make certain animals have access to fresh water; monitor animals for weight gain, thrift and health problems; monitor for birthing problems and take correct actions when problems are identified; monitor pregnant ewes for abortion/malnutrition/pregnancy toxemia and other pregnancy related conditions; monitor young for diseases, thrift and weight gain; move pregnant livestock at a pace sufficient to ensure they receive ample water/forage during daylight hours before bedding down at night; report to employer dehydration & other indicators of deterioration in animal body condition/behavioral changes indicating malnutrition or disease Perform any combination of the following tasks to attend livestock at the ranch periodically: administer emergency minor medical care to sick/injured pregnant animals using roping methods to gently immobilize animal without causing undue stress; administer medication as needed; assist with hauling water when winter and drought conditions eliminate natural sources of water for livestock; assist with the vaccination of livestock by herding into corrals and/or stalls or manually restraining animals ; attend animals in barns during kidding/lambing season; attend to lambing ewes (including night checks); attend to pregnant livestock and newborn offspring (including night checks); attend to pregnant livestock and newborn offspring in hot fall months and cold winter months; brand, tag, clip or otherwise ma
Job Classification:
45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
6
Special Requirements:
Required to: perform tasks capably and efficiently without close supervision. live and work singly or in small groups of workers in isolated areas for extended periods of time. to ride, handle and tend horses in a manner to assure the safety and health of the worker, co-workers, horses and livestock. work outdoors in all types of weather and may experience occasional exposure to hazards such as poisonous snakes, biting insects and extreme temperature. maintain and manage remote housing locations in a safe and responsible manner. work with and around farm machinery such as tractors for supplemental feeding purposes and ATVs for movement of livestock.
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
null null - null null

Employer Information

Company Name:
Blue Mountain Cattle Inc.
Location:
Burns, OR 97720
Telephone Number:
+15415731170

Worksite

Address:
69650 Hwy 205, Burns, OR 97720

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21224-518034
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Plus Room and Board
Date Posted:
8/17/2021

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