CV reference number: 34868
CV Headline

I am highly experienced in all types of dairy farming from organic, low input through to conventional, high input and more recently New Zealand style farming system where grazing is key. My main skills are milk production, record keeping, Artificial Insemination, foot trimming, calving, drying off, mastitis control, diagnosing & treating ailments, breeding programmes/stock control, chemical handling, tractor driving/all agricultural machinery, team management and all aspects of animal husbandry. I am looking to join a dynamic team with exceptional welfare standards to further my career in management.       

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds, NVQ Level 1,2,3, NVQ Level 1,2
Other qualifications

National Diploma Agriculture & business management NVQ Business Improvement Techniques SEMEX AI certification Synergy Vets foot trimming course FAA Emergency First Aid at Work City & Guilds full telehandler License

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

Telehandler, feeder wagons, straw choppers, balers, tanker driving, hedge trimmings, post knocker, all manner of attachments

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

I have worked with all sizes of herds from 50 to 1500 both mixed and pedigree . Fully trained in AI , Foot trimming , drying off , milking, diagnosing and treating all manner of ailments, block calving both autumn and spring and all year round calving, calf rearing for replacement heifers

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age38
Nationalitybritish
First languageenglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6'2" strong build, caucasian British male

Relevant health problems

none excellent health

Other Information

n/a

Marital status

I am married with a 2 year old daughter

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

Currently managing 550 mixed herd for world famous cheese manufacturer on New Zealand grass based system. Prior to that as Head Herdsman for my largest herd which was 1500 on New Zealand grass based system. I worked with Waitrose contract on organic farm with 250 pedigree, I have relief milked at short notice in many parlours from the most modern to much older styles and I am very adaptable at working with the resources available.

Hobbies

I enjoy the arts, spending time with my family outdoors, exploring beaches, good food and good company, reading, movies, history and visiting historical sites

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 25/05/2018, Finish: 19/09/2099
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?U.K.
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