CV reference number: 21077
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I am an experienced British Herdsman looking for a permanent responsible position in Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Wales or South West England.  I have 19 years experience of herds of up to 300 cows, both intensive grazing systems and TMR.  I am a competent foot trimmer and able to AI.  I can provide excellent references.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

DIY AI and foot trimming.

Equipment experienceDrilling, Ploughing, Fencing, Other harvesters, Telehandler/fork lift, Baler, Combine, Tractor
Other equipment experience

I worked with an agricultural contracter covering all aspects of silage making, combining, ploughing, drilling and baling.  I have experience in TMR feeding.  I have past experience as a Tractor driver/Mechanic and am very able to carry out mechanical jobs too.

Livestock experienceCalving, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

I have experience in working with dairy herds of up to 300 cows. I worked with a Jersey herd of 200 cows on an extended grazing system and tight calving pattern. I have also worked with herds calving all year round. I am competent with calving, heat detection, DIY AI, foot trimming and record keeping.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age54
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

I am 5ft 11 and about 13 stone,

Relevant health problems

I am fit and healthy and a non smoker.

Other Information
Marital status

I am married and have 2 children, one of which still lives at home with us, I will need a family house

Where are you currently living?Devon
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

I grew up on my parents dairy farm and have been involved in a farming capacity all my working life. I worked for an agricultural contractor for several years as a Tractor driver. I have been a full time herdsperson for the last 19 years working with herds of up to 300 cows. I have experience in DIY AI, foot trimming, calving and computer record keeping. I work well within a team environment but I am able to use my own initiative.

Hobbies

I am interested in classic motorcycles. I enjoy gardening and walking.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 26/08/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionWales
Where would you like to work?Wales, Somerset, Herefordshire
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