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Cattle Ranch Foreman/Woman
Burton Cattle Company

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Burton Cattle Company Ltd.
Box 2024

Cattle Ranch Foreman/Woman
Burton Cattle Company

Burton Cattle Company Ltd.  - located in the Porcupine Hills, southwest of Claresholm (SW3-11-29-W4).  English speaking ranch, rural area, remote location.

Wage:  $15.00/hour
Accommodation:  Available

The ranch is a cow/calf/yearling operation that runs approximately 400 mother cows and encompasses approximately 8700 acres with forestry permits.  We use stock dogs to work the cattle.  We also raise, train and sell horses.  Our yard is high maintenance and arborist experience is an asset.  The family has a protection dog, an experienced dog handler is a must.


Must be motivated and able to work unsupervised
Run and maintain farm tractors, atv's chainsaws and skid steer
Must be able to work long hours with some heavy manual labour.  Weekdend work is required.
Record keeping and computer skills
Communicate with various vendors and track inventories
Animal husbandry skills (recognize symptoms early and treat sick livestock, feed livestock, low stree handling)
Horsemanship skills required for training and roping
Willing to work with a female general manager
Ranch management skills
Open to ongoing continuing education

Wage increase upon performance review after three months of work.

Education:  High School
Experience:  5 years

Please send resume with three working refences to:

Burton Cattle Company Ltd.
Box 2024
Claresholm, AB
T0L 0T0