LARUE LIVESTOCK LLC General Farm Ranch Hand in MELVILLE, Montana
This job opening is full time permanent for 1 worker from 6/1/2021 - 5/31/2022Production of cattle and hay: Observe condition of cattle and apply appropriate care; examine animals to detect illness/injury/disease; rate of weight gain to determine delivery time; assist in delivery of calves; apply or administer medications/vaccines; mix fee/additives; fee/water livestock; place mineral blocks; follow grazing plan and herd livestock to various pastures accordingly; operate/drive large farm equipment; confine livestock in stalls; clean/disinfect corrals/stalls/sheds; dock, castrate, brand, clip/tag/clamp livestock; prepare and assist with shipping calves. Required to operate farm equipment to plant/harvest hay; maintain/repair equipment and infrastructure. Irrigate fields, install and remove irrigation pipe; lift/carry/move pipe; flood irrigate; operate irrigation pivots; prioritize water use, maintenance of irrigation equipment/pumps; turn on/off irrigation systems. Repair/replace/build barbed wire fence; spray weeds with chemicals (Roundup & Banvel); manually pick rocks. Drive/load/unload semi-trucks. Work with farm animals/machinery in all types of weather (extreme heat, wind, dust, rain, snow, below zero temps; must be able to crouch/bend and lift/carry items up to 100 lbs. A minimum of 3 months experience required. Drivers license required.