Blackwater Cattle Company Seeking Herdsman

Blackwater Cattle Company, located in Lake Park, Georgia, is currently hiring a Herdsman.

Blackwater Cattle Company is a registered and commercial beef cattle breeding program well known for producing seedstock genetics within the United States. Blackwater Cattle Company specializes in Brangus and Ultrablack stock bulls, and is currently developing a Hereford breeding program. The company has a nationally recognized brand of bulls known as Blackwater Bulls.

Position Summary

The open position is for Herdsman. This position will work directly under the supervision of the ranch manager and will be expected to assist in multiple areas of the operation to include: 

  • Bull and Heifer Development
  • Calving Season
  • Hay Production
  • Synchronization Protocols for Embryo Transfer and Artificial Insemination
  • Routine Vaccinations of the Cow Herd

Job Responsibilities

  • Daily Observation of Cow Herd
  • Active in Routine Cow Work: vaccinations, synchronization, etc.
  • Management of Creep and Mineral Feeders
  • Record-Keeping
  • Feeding Cow Herd
  • Assist Bull Manager with Bull Development Protocols
  • Cattle and Facility Preparations for Annual Bull and Female Sales
  • Tagging and Weighing Newborn Calves
  • Fence Maintenance, Repair, and Construction

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Animal Science Preferred
  • AI Certification is Preferred
  • BQA Certification is Preferred
  • Work Independently and as a Team
  • Work Long Hours to Complete a Task, if needed
  • Weekend Work will be Required in Rotation with other Employees
  • Good Communication and Organizational Skills

Salary: Will be Determined Based on Experience

Resumes can be Emailed to: 

Karl Halbig, Manager
Blackwater Cattle Co.
2429 J. Frank Culpepper Road 
Lake Park, GA 31636 
(229) 445-0424

Posted: May 26, 2017


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