Anyone know who trucks rodeo bulls for PBR?

Discussion in 'Experienced Truckers' Advice' started by Joe4167, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. Joe4167

    Joe4167 Light Load Member

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    Just got to thinking, that would be an AWESOME JOB.

    Would get to make lots of money as well as meet lots of COUNTRY PEOPLE.

    Anyone know who hauls bulls for PBR?

    And how to get into them (not now but eventually... just accepted another job so can't hop right away).

    Thanks...
     
  2. AXE

    AXE Road Train Member

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    guessing probably the owners of the stock....
     
  3. d o g

    d o g Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

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    Stock contractors usually have their own trucks. Most of the ones I've been around have one of their full-time cowboys drive for them. It's a lot easier to teach a cowboy to drive a truck than it is to teach a truck driver how to handle cattle.
     
  4. SHO-TYME

    SHO-TYME Road Train Member

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    Correct!!!! The contractors transport their own stock, plus once there, the drivers take care of the bulls with the PBR staff. Some of these bulls are worth over 6 figures, so you'd better know what you are doing. Plus, there isn't much time to hang around either, once the bulls are done, they are loaded and gone, some come in the day before, some the same day of the show. There isn't much time for socializing either.
     
  5. OmcCheese

    OmcCheese Light Load Member

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    I interviewed for a driving position with the PBR a while back and really wanted the job. BUT they wanted a truck driver and a PR rep all rolled into one.
     
  6. slodsm

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    Ditto. I worked for one years and years ago. Harlen Robertson (stock contractor of the year a couple of times) and he's got some pure evil bulls. The money is ok but the oilfield is a lot less dangerous :biggrin_2559:
     
  7. 7122894003481

    7122894003481 Bobtail Member

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    No wonder PBR tastes like cow piss...
     
    Cowmobile Thanks this.
  8. Joe4167

    Joe4167 Light Load Member

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    I agree with you. I used to work on a farm. Basically grew up on one. Have years of farming experience before I got into trucking. Just wasn't making enough money in farming. I would love to get back into it (and keep trucking at the same time).
     
  9. Joe4167

    Joe4167 Light Load Member

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    PR REP... ugh... guess that rules me out. That's something i'm definitely NOT.
     
  10. Kittyfoot

    Kittyfoot Crusty Ancient

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    I'm really surprised at y'all. It's a natural and a given and y'all missed it. :biggrin_25513:

    "And you think you put up with Bull Ship on the job you have NOW???? "

    C'mon guys.:biggrin_2559:
     
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