CV reference number: 35013
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Stockman/General Farm Worker

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Certificate of Training - For Sit Astride ATV (Experienced Operator) Certificate of Training - Rough terrain telescopic truck (pallet and bulk) (up to 9m)

Equipment experienceFencing, Telehandler/fork lift, Tracked machine, Baler, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Tractors up to 250HP for use in wood extraction, mowing for silage and hay. Field rolling, topping, harrowing, discing and TMR feeding. Experience in using round baler since 1982. Basic use of tracked machine for loading dump trailers etc. Also used wheeled excavators. Carried out basic fencing/repairs on estates since 1978. Telehandler experience in mucking out, loading/unloading hay/straw/silage bales. Loading lorries with grain.

Livestock experienceCalving, Sheep, Beef
Other livestock experience

Currently responsible for looking after and the welfare of 80 beef cows and followers, small herd of pedigree Simmentals and three pedigree bulls. Responsible for overseeing stock on grass lets between April and October. Feeding and checking welfare of cattle belonging to third parties during the winter months in slatted sheds. Calving duties. Also responsible for ewe lambs brought in and sold on the following year as gimmers. Responsible for drawing beasts for the market. Responsible for tagging and registering with BCMS and Scot Moves. Experience in keeping BCMS and SFQC Farm Records. Working with calves, heifers, cows, bulls and fatstock. General farm work e.g. feeding beasts, sheep etc. Calving Working with young animals

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age57
Nationalityscottish
First languageenglish
Other languages
Pen picture
Relevant health problems

Medically controlled angina.

Other Information
Marital status

Yes - no dependants

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

August 2012 to date - Stockman Responsible for looking after and the welfare of 80 beef cows and followers, small herd of pedigree Simmentals and three pedigree bulls. Responsible for overseeing stock on grass lets between April and October. Feeding and checking welfare of cattle belonging to third parties during the winter months in slatted sheds. Calving duties. Operating various types of machinery e.g. tractor, feed wagon & tele-handler. Experience in rolling grass parks and silage fields, mowing and round baling at silage time. Experience in keeping BCMS and SFQC Farm Records. General farm duties as required. November 07 to May 2012 - Stockman General farm and stock work. Operating various types of machinery e.g. feed wagon, tele handler, 13 tonne track digger, tractors, silage cutting, baling and wrapping machinery.Working with calves, heifers, cows, bulls and fat stock. In sole charge when owners not present. April 1986 to September 2007 - General Farm Worker then progressed to Stockman General farm work e.g. feeding beasts, sheep etc. Calving Working with young animals Driving tractor with or without loader Operating silage baling equipment Operating JCB wheeled excavator and tele handler when required Fencing and forestry duties 1978 - 1986 - Forester/General Farm Worker Main duties included the cutting and extracting of trees to take to sawmill, using four wheeled drive tractor and winch. Grass cutting and maintenance of fences General estate duties Driving tractor and working on farms belonging to the Estate. Assisting gamekeeper on shoot days. 1977 - 1978 - Assistant Forester/General Farm Worker Duties included assisting forester by cutting, extracting and removal of trees to the sawmill. Helping in the sawmill by cutting trees into finished product e.g. fence posts, rails etc. Driving tractor at harvest time. Assisting gamekeeper on shoot days. 1976-1977 - Self Employed Wood Cutter Cutting and extracting of trees using horses

Hobbies

Fishing and motorcycling.

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AvailabilityStart: 25/09/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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