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Five Rivers Cattle Feeding LLC has a combined feeding capacity of more than 920,000 head of cattle with locations in Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona, and Idaho.  Five Rivers takes pride in its team of over 600 professional, skilled, and dedicated employees.  By investing in our team, Five Rivers is assured that our operations remain safe and friendly to the environment.

  • Career opportunities
    CATTLE DOCTOR › Yuma, Colorado, West United States, USA 10/22/20
    FEED TRUCK DRIVER › Hartley, Texas, Southwest United States, USA 10/20/20
    CATTLE DOCTOR › Hartley, Texas, Southwest United States, USA 10/22/20
    NIGHT YARD CREW › Yuma, Colorado, West United States, USA 10/18/20
    YARD - LABORER › Texhoma, Oklahoma, Southwest United States, USA 10/20/20
    EQUIPMENT OPERATOR › Texhoma, Oklahoma, Southwest United States, USA 10/20/20
    FEED TRUCK DRIVER › Kersey, Colorado, West United States, USA 10/19/20
    MILL LABORER › Wellton, Arizona, Southwest United States, USA 10/22/20
    FEED TRUCK DRIVER › Dalhart, Texas, Southwest United States, USA 10/21/20
    YARD MAINTENANCE › Hartley, Texas, Southwest United States, USA 10/21/20
    ASSISTANT MILL MANAGER › Malta, Idaho, West United States, USA 10/19/20
    INTERN-SUMMER 2021 (ALL FEEDYARD LOCATIONS) › Johnstown, Colorado, West United States, USA 10/20/20
    MILL MAINTENANCE › Dalhart, Texas, Southwest United States, USA 10/21/20
    PENRIDER › Wellton, Arizona, Southwest United States, USA 10/18/20
    MANAGER - FEED › Yuma, Colorado, West United States, USA 10/19/20
    MECHANIC › Kersey, Colorado, West United States, USA 10/20/20
    MANAGER - YARD MAINTENANCE › Lamar, Colorado, West United States, USA 10/20/20
    YARD MAINTENANCE › Dalhart, Texas, Southwest United States, USA 10/20/20
    PENRIDER › Dalhart, Texas, Southwest United States, USA 10/20/20
    FEEDYARD TRAINEE (ALL FEEDYARD LOCATIONS) › Johnstown, Colorado, West United States, USA 10/20/20
    MECHANIC › Malta, Idaho, West United States, USA 10/20/20
    PENRIDER › Yuma, Colorado, West United States, USA 10/20/20
    YARD MAINTENANCE › Wellton, Arizona, Southwest United States, USA 10/20/20
    PENRIDER › Hartley, Texas, Southwest United States, USA 10/20/20
    LABORER-YARD › Ulysses, Kansas, Midwest United States, USA 10/18/20
    ASSISTANT MANAGER - CATTLE › Ulysses, Kansas, Midwest United States, USA 10/20/20
    MECHANIC › Ulysses, Kansas, Midwest United States, USA 10/20/20
    MILL MAINTENANCE › Malta, Idaho, West United States, USA 10/20/20
    PENRIDER › Malta, Idaho, West United States, USA 10/20/20
    MILL MAINTENANCE › LaSalle, Colorado, West United States, USA 10/21/20
    FEED TRUCK DRIVER › Texhoma, Oklahoma, Southwest United States, USA 10/20/20
    MILL - LABORER › Texhoma, Oklahoma, Southwest United States, USA 10/20/20
    FEED TRUCK DRIVER › Ulysses, Kansas, Midwest United States, USA 10/22/20
    PENRIDER › Texhoma, Oklahoma, Southwest United States, USA 10/17/20
    YARD MAINTENANCE › Ulysses, Kansas, Midwest United States, USA 10/20/20
  • About Us
    Company Mission


    At Five Rivers, our core business is cattle feeding.  We are committed to improving our business by diligently creating a more closely aligned value chain, investing in our business to ensure its longevity, and maximizing the returns to our shareholders.  Within the cattle feeding industry, we are a leader.  We take our leadership role very seriously and are dedicated to the future of the industry.  To ensure our success in the improvement of our business, we will advance through principle-centered leadership.

     

    Guiding Principles

     

    People.  People are the foundation of our business.  We strive to model honesty, integrity, and professionalism within our organization.  We hold ourselves to the highest legal, moral, and ethical standards in conducting business.  We strive to provide our employees with a safe working environment, competitive wages and benefits, and an opportunity to be part of a winning team in our industry.  We encourage our employees to maintain balanced lives and to grow and develop both personally and professionally.

     

    Stewardship.  We take seriously our role as a steward of the land and the livestock in our care.  We accept responsibility for the well-being of the cattle that are entrusted to us and ensure they are kept healthy and treated humanely.  We also recognize that we are caretakers of the environment in which we live and work.  We maintain the highest standards and continuously improve our environmental practices as new research and technology are available.  We care for these, and all our natural resources, as if they were our own.

     

    Customers.  We recognize that we serve a variety of customers throughout the value chain.  We are committed to provide all customers with solutions that create value for their businesses.  We aim to be the first choice as a supplier for customers looking for a solution-minded partner. We will be proactive in identifying new customers and developing valuable, long-term relationships with them.

     

    Good Neighbor.  We are grateful for the communities in which we live and work and strive to always be in good standing with our neighbors.  We seek opportunities to participate in and support community events.  We continually look for opportunities to work collaboratively with our neighbors to solve problems that may arise.

     

    Our Vision For The Future

    We recognize that the business environment is everchanging which ensures that we focus on creating a sustainable future for our investors, our employees, our customers, and the environment.  We proactively seek to create a future that is desirable for all of our stakeholders as we promote continuous improvement in production practices through diligent and prudent use of technology.

  • Our Employees

  • Company Locations

     

    Corporate: 4848 Thompson Parkway, Suite 410 | Johnstown, CO 80534

    Johnstown is located only 43 miles north of Denver. Johnstown, CO is 4,852 feet in elevation and sits slightly east of the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains. Five Rivers Cattle headquarters is located in the Bank of Colorado building in Johnstown, Colorado.

     

    Cimarron Feeders: Rt 1 Box 59 | Texhoma, OK 73949

    Texhoma is for those who enjoy rural living at its finest! Five Rivers feedlot Cimarron Feeders is in the heart of Cimarron County. Cimarron County is the westernmost county in the Panhandle region of the state of Oklahoma. Throughout most of its history, it has had both the smallest population and the lowest population density of any county in Oklahoma. Residents of Texhoma enjoy open spaces and quiet communities. Activities within two and a half hours include fishing and camping at Black Mesa State Park and scenic hikes at Capulin Volcano National Monument. Five Rivers feedlot Cimarron Feeders has the capacity of 66,000 head of cattle.

     

    Colorado Beef: 2258 Hwy 50 | Lamar, CO 81052

    Lamar is a quiet rural town in southeast Colorado. Located 3.5 hours southeast of Denver, this small town offers quiet living and strong community influence. Five Rivers Cattle feedlot Colorado Beef can house a capacity of 61,000 head of cattle.

     

    Coronado Feeders: 4301 Farm Market Road 297 | Dalhart, TX 79022

    Dalhart, TX was founded in 1901. Dalhart is named for its location on the border of Dallam and Hartley Counties in southwest Texas. Five Rivers feedlot Coronado Feeders has a capacity of 67,000 head of cattle.

     

    Gilcrest Feedlot: 22777 WCR 31 | La Salle, CO 80645

    The Town of LaSalle is a Statutory Town in Weld County, Colorado. The post office called LaSalle has been in operation since 1886. The community was named by railroad officials after LaSalle Street in Chicago. Five Rivers feedlot Gilcrest Feeders has the capacity of 69,000 head of cattle.

     

    Grant County Feeders: PO Box 1087, 7597 W Rd 17 | Ulysses, KS 67880

    Ulysses, KS is located in the county seat of Grant County, Kansas. The city is named after Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States. Ulysses is a city rich with early settlement history. Today you will find Five Rivers Grant County Feeders there with a capacity of feeding 110,000 head of cattle, making this lot one of the biggest feedlots in the company.

     

    Hartley Feeders: PO Box 387, 10100 FM 998 | Hartley, TX 79044

    Hartley County is located in Texas. The county was created in 1876 and later organized in 1891. It is named after Oliver C. Hartley and his brother, Rufus K. Hartley, two early Texas legislators and lawyers. Today you will find Five Rivers feedlot Hartley Feeders in Hartley, which has a capacity of 73,000 head of cattle at any given time. Hartley Feeders is located 18 miles south of Dalhart, TX, and 75 miles northwest of Amarillo, TX.

     

    Interstate Feedlot: 1710 S 2450 E | Malta, ID 83342

    Malta is a city in Cassia County, Idaho, named Malta after the island of Malta in the Meditteranean. Malta has many outdoor living activities that residents enjoy throughout the year. Malta is 15 minutes away from Pomerelle Mountain Ski Resort, City of Rocks National Reserve in Almo, and has lots of great elk, deer, moose, and bird hunting. Malta is also 15 minutes away from great snowmobiling trails in the winter months and has hiking and fishing trails in the summer months that offer Malta residents activities all year round. Malta is home to Five Rivers feedlot Interstate Feeders. Interstate Feeders has the capacity of 52,000 head of cattle at any given time.

     

    Kuner Feedlot: 28625 US Hwy 34 | Kersey, CO 80644

    The town of Kersey, Colorado is home to just over 1600 people. It is a close-knit agricultural community and home of the Platte Valley School District, one of the most highly sought after school districts in Northern Colorado. Kersey is home to Five Rivers feedlot Kuner Feeders, and the lot has a capacity of 98,000 head of cattle.

     

    McElhaney Feedyard: 34673 E County 9th Street | Welton, AZ 85356

    Welton, AZ, founded in 1878 and incorporated in 1970, lies 29 miles east of Yuma. Welton (originally Well Town) was named for the time water wells were drilled to service the Southern Pacific Railroad. Most areas were settled in the 1860s as the need arose for stations to serve the Butterfield Overland Mail stagecoaches. Today you can find Five Rivers feedlot McElhaney Feeders, with a capacity of 120,000 head of cattle, which is one of our largest feedlots within the Five Rivers family.

     

    XIT Feeders: 2690 US Hwy 54 | Dalhart, TX 79022

    Dalhart, TX is closer to five other state capitals (New Mexico, Colorado, Oklahoma, Wyoming, and Kansas) than Austin, the state capital of Texas. Dalhart is uniquely located near the crossroads of these states and is only 85 miles northwest of Amarillo, Texas. This makes for fast and easy trips to the mountains of New Mexico and Colorado. Dalhart is home to Five Rivers XIT Feeders, and the lot has a capacity of 74,000 head of cattle.

     

    Yuma Feedlot: 38002 Co Rd N | Yuma, CO 80759

    Established in 1887, Yuma is a small town located in the northeast corner of Colorado, roughly 40 miles from both the Nebraska and Kansas borders. Resting along Colorado's Eastern Plains, Yuma consists of a small agricultural community. Yuma is home to Five Rivers feedlot Yuma Feeders, and the lot has the capacity of 120,000 head of cattle, which is one of our largest feedlots within the Five Rivers family.

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