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Ethan Davis
XXXXX XXXX XXX, Holdrege, NE 68949
Professional Summary:
To find a long-term position that would provide the opportunity for me to excel and that will enable me to put my knowledge and experience to best use. I welcome the opportunity to expand my skills and learn new ones

I have approximately 6 years in all phases of ranch work and 8 years of feedlot work. I have a good eye for spotting sick cattle and the knowledge to treat them effectively I am able to perform some surgical procedures, such as C-section, toe abscess, and hoof amputations, and have worked in rehabilitation following these procedures. When moving cattle, pairs or bulls, I use a low stress, common sense approach to eliminate potential hazards to myself and the livestock. I am experienced in feed rations, animal nutrition and supplement requirements of cattle. I am also good at keeping records, can operate a computer, good ar counting cattle, pairing out, and pairing orphan calves with available cows. I have learned a lot from working closely with several veterinarians and animal nutritionists. Working with my dad on a couple ranches and in a feedyard since I was about 9, I have learned a lot about working with cattle, horses, dogs, cats and various other animals. in 4-H, I raised and showed several bucket calves, feeder calves, fat cattle, horses, cats, small animals, rabbits and poultry.

I am honest, hard working, dependable and willing to learn. I have managed crews of up to 20 workers. I have completed a 2 year semester course thru University of Nebraska, Curtis on livestock production nutrition and management, while still in High School. I also have a class A CDL. My farming experiences also include haying, harvesting, spraying herbicides and pesticides, deep ripping and planting. I can operate and maintain most any type of equipment such as bobcats, tractors, combines, semi-tractor trailer units etc. I have good mechanical abilities and welding skills. While in High School, I participated in the school to work program at various businesses in Thedford which involved mechanical duties.

I also worked for various ranches during branding season and worked as a student foreman for several ranches, lining up fellow students to help in brandings and did day work at various ranches.

Farm Hand Jul 2011Mar 2013 K & R Farms Elwood, NE I helped with everything around the farm such as, irrigating, planting, harvesting, mechanic work on heavy machinery etc
Truck driver Jun 2010May 2011 Valley Feeds Trucking Long Island, KS Drove semi from Long Island Kansas daily hauling pigs to slaughter in St.Joseph Missouri
Pen Rider Dec 2009May 2010 McClymont Feedyard Holdrege, NE

Pen Rider at 15,000 head feedyard consisting of 13,000 beef cattle & 2000 Buffalo. Duties included, but not limited to receiving, shipping, processing, riding and walking pens, doctoring sick cattle, cleaning pens, maintenance and some computer work. Call Jesse, yard manager 308-999-0527

Feedlot Manager May 2009Nov 2009 Mari-Bouhl Cattle Company Burlington, CO

Feedlot Manager over 10,000 head feedyard. In charge of cattle, receiving, shipping, doctoring, feeding, reading bunks, cleaning pens, computer work, I also drove semi as needed hauling cattle and commodities, harvesting corn and sugar beets

Feedyard Cowboy Jun 2008May 2009 Niewohner Cattle Spaulding, NE In charge of sick bay and processing incoming cattle, ride pens and doctor cattle, read bunks and run other equipment as needed
Ranch Hand Jan 2008May 2008 Don Kilday Fullerton , NE Ranch and Feedlot duties, calving, truck driving and equipment operation, also some farming
Processing Crew Jul 2007Jan 2008 Ainsworth Feedyards Ainsworth , NE Drive Truck, haul cattle and commodities. Processing crew and other work around the feedyard as needed
Ranch Hand Feb 2007Jul 2007 Jeff Hanna Ranch Valentine, NE General Ranch labor
Assistant manager Sep 2006Feb 2007 Phelps County Feeders Bertrand , NE Assistant Manager of a 30,000 head feedlot
Feedlot Hand May 2006Sep 2006 Duane Krabel Land & Cattle Hastings , NE General Feedlot labor, feeding, riding pens, doctoring and some heat detecting
High School Diploma : General May 2004 Thedford High School Thedford, NE
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Previous Companies:

  • K & R Farms
  • Valley Feeds Trucking
  • McClymont Feedyard

Previous Job Positions:

  • Farm Hand
  • Truck Driver
  • Pen Rider
  • Feedlot Manager
  • Feedyard Cowboy


  • Thedford High School

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma

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