CV reference number: 27770
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Experienced and commercially aware farm and herds manager with a proven ability to milk and manage both cows and people. I am now seeking a new challenge.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNDA
Other qualifications

NPTC Pa1 & Pa2 NPTC rough terrain materials handler DIY AI  Certificate NEBOSH general certificate National Diploma in Agriculture Farm Skills - foot trimming certificate MIagrM - Member  DIY AI Certificate - Home Office Personal Licence - First Aid Certificate.

Equipment experienceDrilling, Ploughing, Fencing, Other harvesters, Telehandler/fork lift, Tracked machine, PA2, PA1, Baler, Combine, Tractor
Other equipment experience

I am also an experienced tractor driver, with welding & fabrication skills, parlour, plant and machinery repairs. I am competent with all tractor driving duties, including telehandlers,Self Propelled Forager, Combine Operator TMR feeding etc, topping, fertiliser and sprayer application, and primary cultivation's.

Livestock experienceCalving, Sheep, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

I am an experienced herds-manager/Farm Manger, with excellent husbandry skills in managing livestock, with a proven background in managing dairy cows, dry cows, transition cows, calves, young-stock, fattening cattle and  store cattle. I am also an experienced AI technician, and foot trimmer with an ability to consistently produce high quality clean milk, and healthy livestock. I have excellent commercial awareness with a proven history of managing and transforming businesses.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, international, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age40
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languagesGerman
Pen picture

6ft 3" tall  

Relevant health problems

none

Other Information

none

Marital status

I am married with a young family.

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

I have managed herds ranging in size from 90 - 500 cows, On a number of different systems, from high yielding Holsteins, housed all-year round, low input/high input systems, through to forage and grazing systems. I have an in depth knowledge of feeding, fertility, feet, mastitis, and herd health, and I am an experienced and able AI technician, and an excellent foot trimmer. I have milked in a number of different systems from a 6 point bail, through to a 60 point external rotary parlour. Additionally I am also an excellent manager of my time, with a proven ability to manage cows, staff, high quality milk production, and proven ability of high quality milk production, both in the UK and overseas. Outside of my dairy skills I have also successfully managed large areas of arable cropping, beef rearing and suckler units, and a variety of different sheep enterprises.

Hobbies

I enjoy spending time with my young family, live music, and rugby.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/08/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Anywhere
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