CV - 34277

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CV reference number: 34277
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Passionate Agriculture student with dairy and sheep experience, 27, looking for part time/relief work. 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

3 A-Levels, 10 GCSE's including maths and English. Foundation Degree in Agriculture graduate. Studying for a BSc Honours in Agriculture at Royal Agricultural University

Equipment experienceFencing, Telehandler/fork lift, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Tractor work includes:- Drawing bales, topping, some slurry spreading, diet feeding. Tele-handler:- Competent user of telescopic handler

Livestock experienceLambing, Sheep, Dairy
Other livestock experience

Two and a half years experience on a 160 herd unit. High yielding and housed year round. Milking in auto tandem parlour, calf rearing, stock work, heat detection. An eye for has been developed with the rearing of calves and stock work. Can also milk independently in herringbone parolour. Shepherd for 9 months on a 240,000 acre farm in Falkland Islands. Farm had 40,000 sheep, with a mixture of ewes, wethers and lambs. See CV attached for more details

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age27
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5'11

Relevant health problems

No

Other Information

No

Marital status

No

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

Most notably in my employment history, the nine months I spent as a shepherd on the Falkland Islands were what ignited my interest in agriculture generally and guided me towards applying for the Foundation Degree in Agriculture and Rural Studies at CAFRE. Such is my enthusiasm about the course, that I am now planning on converting this Foundation Degree to a Bachelors with a ‘top-up’ year at the Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester. Upon identifying my affinity for agriculture, I set about adding to the experience I had had in the Falkland Islands by adding to my agricultural repertoire and working first on a dairy farm in Hillsborough, moving on to another dairy farm with a smaller working force to increase my responsibility on the farm. Throughout my course so far, we have been allowed an insight into the various areas of agriculture. Particular attributes which I have acquired while working in the dairy sector include; practical skills, problem solving and acting on my own initiative. As part of my foundation degree I was required to carry out a 12 week placement. I did this on a dairy unit, milking 140 Holsteins. I gained more practical skills and built on existing knowledge.

Hobbies

Socialise, sport

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 28/09/2017, Finish: 01/07/2018
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Cirencester/cricklade area
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