CV reference number: 24813
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Experienced herd manager aged 36 seeking a new challenging position. I have excellent husbandry skills, with all livestock, particularly with dairy cattle. I am also an experienced foot-trimmer, with an ability to problem solve, and an in-depth knowledge of the dairy industry.  I am ideally looking for role Monday - Friday due to family circumstances.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Nutritionalist.      HERDSPERSONHerds person on a 120 cow dairy. My primary responsibilities were for the daily management of the herd and followers. I worked closely with the farm owner, vet and nutrionalist.

Equipment experienceFencing, Telehandler/fork lift, HGV 2 and 3, HGV1, Tracked machine, HGV 1 to 3, Tractor
Other equipment experience

I am a competent machinery operator, and have experience of most   modern agricultural machinery, and also have an ability to maintain plant and equipment.

Livestock experienceCalving, Lambing, Sheep, Pig, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

HEAD HERDSPERSON  - Head herdsperson on a 350 cow dairy herd. My primary responsibilities are the day to day management of the dairy herd, and dry-stock. The cows are milked twice daily on 50 point rotary parlour. I manage a team of three full time staff. During my time in this position I have implemented a number of new protocols and improvements in an effort to improve mastitis control, lameness and fertility. I am also responsible for all record keeping and liase closely with the vet and

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv, hgv1
Personal information
SexMale
Age37
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

I am 6ft, 14 stone, medium build.  

Relevant health problems

No health problems to note

Other Information
Marital status

I have a wife and 2 children both girls aged 6 and 12

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

 I was brought up in rural Cumbria and have been around farm most of my childhood before joining Her Majesties Service. Since leaving the army I have made my career in the farming industry.                                

Hobbies

 I have a motorhome which I enjoy holidays in traveling around visiting new places. I enjoying going out with friends to restaurants and to the cinema.  I enjoy going on holidays when I can, either to the sun or to the snow, I enjoy Skiing.      

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 10/07/2017, Finish: 31/07/2025
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?UK
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