Herdsman needed for Wagyu Cattle Ranch near Manhattan, Kansas ~ $45k-$55k

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Booth Creek Wagyu

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Manhattan, KS
Job Type
Full Time
$45,000-$55,000 - based on experience
Date Posted
July 20, 2023
Housing Offered
5-10 yrs

Job Description

The Herdsman will provide a high level of management and care of our 500+ Wagyu cattle herd on our 3,000-acre ranch that lies between Manhattan and Olsburg, Kansas. Our emphasis on rapid genetic improvement involves high volume AI, embryo transfer, and feed efficiently data collection.


  • 5 years of direct cattle management and extensive ranch experience, 5+ years, preferred.
  • Must have good communication skills, attention to detail, and able to follow instructions.
  • Work with a team and have a positive mindset.
  • Knowledge of general cattle health management.
  • Must have extensive experience with doctoring and administering all forms of medication on all ages of cattle.
  • Experience with all aspects of calving cows and heifers – tubing, calf health protocols.
  • Must have extensive experience and skills with horses and utilizing horses for herd management and pasture movements.
  • Experience with pasture management and grass utilization.
  • Must have a low stress cattle handling mindset.
  • Experience with Cattlemax or similar platform for herd records.
  • Experience driving trucks and trailers, hauling cattle.
  • Knowledge and experience feeding cattle.

Availability for 6-to-7-day work weeks. 24-hour availability upon occasion during fall calving season and adverse weather conditions.

Additional Information

  • Salary 45K – 55K
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Health insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • 401(K) Retirement Plan & Company Match
  • Career Development Opportunities within Booth Creek Wagyu


Forward cover letter & resume to our email address.

Booth Creek Wagyu Ranch - Kansas

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