CV reference number: 35445
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I’m 22 years old and have a passion for working with dairy cows. I am keen and enthusiastic and looking to progress my career in the dairy industry.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsBtec
Other qualifications

level 2 diploma in agriculture - dairy production

Equipment experienceTractor, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing
Other equipment experience

I have had some tractor and loader experience but I am very keen to learn Tractors 100-170hp Bale, muck carting Loadalls for general yard tasks

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Other livestock experience

Experience milking on herringbone parlours and rotary parlours. Mastitis detection and treatment using tubes, injections and fluid therapy if necessary, I like to milk to high standards taking care with cows and attention to detail. I can spot sick animals and able to examine cows. I have also vaccinated cows for bvd, lepto, ibr and boulesd cattle with magnets, minereals, kexxtones. I have fed baby calves colostrum via bottle with teat or stomach tube, tagging and record keeping, spotting sick calves with problems such as navel ill, scours pneumonia. I have calved cows mainly straight forward just some assistance for the cow and backwards calving's as well, I have also assisted vets in more difficult calving's such as twisted uterus and caesarean sections. I have dried cows off. and done yard work such as fetching cows for milking cleaning cubicle beds scraping yards and alleys and bedding cubicles using machine and bedding straw yards.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age22
Nationalitybritish
First languageenglish
Other languages
Pen picture
Relevant health problems

none

Other Information

I won most improved herdsman of the year 2015 at the national herdsman conference held at harper Adams university, Artificial insemination qualified

Marital status

none

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

I’m not from a farming background. I got interested helping a friend with a small flock of sheep when I was young, helping with fencing, lambing, shearing. When I left school I went to agricultural college to study mixed agriculture and decided to go to a dairy farm for work experience, I helped with milking, calf feeding, moving cattle. I then decided dairy farming was what I want to do. I then went on to do an apprenticeship specialising in dairy production and this was a 2 year course, I carried on working on the farm I did while on the apprenticeship gradually taking on more responsibility and eventually becoming assistant herdsman.

Hobbies

when i am not in work i like to socialise with friends and family and go to the gym

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 03/08/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?midlands
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