CV reference number: 40166
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Good all rounder, competent herdsman/stockman. Hard working 26 year old, 9+ years experience, mainly dairy, but also good across farm skills. Knowledgeable of AI, Hoof care, Grazing, calving, silage and all aspects of parlor and stock hygiene. Good track record of bacto scan results. Looking for work in Cheshire/Staffs/Shrops/North and Mid Wales. High standards, amicable, good team player, trusty lone worker. Have had a lot of temporary positions but ideally would like a more permanent role, preferably with accommodation. I have a car and am a family man. I am also very capable of driving a wide range od heavy farm machinery, basic maintenance of these machines, as well as smaller power tools, telescopic handlers and fencing systems.  I have a strong animal welfare ethic. I am a good stock man as well, and am a quick learner.                                                                                           .

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

NVQ 1 and 2 in Land based studies and agriculture

Equipment experienceDrilling, Ploughing, Fencing, Telehandler/fork lift, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Slurry tankers, spreaders, etc.  Have many years expereince in milking parlours with a wide variety of combinations. Am confident in handling various types of farm machinery including telescopic, spreaders, scrapers, large tractors and plant, bobcats, etc. etc. Allways willing to learn, and am a quick learner.

Livestock experienceCalving, Dairy
Other livestock experience

All aspects of dairy herd/husbandry/welfare. Milking, parlour hygience, AI, calving/delivery, infection control, mastitis, grass staggers treatment, foot hygine (happy to undergo additional training for hoof treatments).  Managing feeds, good observance of Bacto scan and cell count proceedures.  Good animal handling skills and strong animal welfare ethics.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
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SexMale
Age26
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

Im a 6ft strong robust young man , average weight, muscular build, and very fit and strong.

Relevant health problems

Very physically fit and healthy.

Other Information

• Adapt in Animal welfare and health checks • Skilled in all aspects of milking. • Knowledgeable in calf rearing. • Excellent tractor skills • Adapt in handling and driving all heavy machinery • Good parlor hygiene • Fencing and field management, such as split grazing and herd rotation I am lookingt for a job where i can build on my existing skills and learn more, and am in it for the long term. I am hkeen for a long term position with a view to advancement in the future.

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

I have been working in farming and agriculture since 2008.  During this year I was a student at Reaseheath College, and I did work experience at a farm near Malpas.  As a result I was then offered a full time job.  I remained there for just under one year and was then given the opportunity to work on a large farm in Much Wenlock, which was a temporary post of 6 months.  From 2010 to the present date I have worked on three farms within Cheshire and North Wales and have a wealth of experience with all aspects of dairy herd farming and management.  I have had herdsman responsibilities and I am confident I can demonstrate the required skills to lead in the absence of the Herd Manager.  I have experience of handling herds ranging from 140 up to 600, using a wide range of milking apparatus including 5 aside, 20/20 swing over, 16 aside and 14 aside swing over.  I have good skills with herd welfare and am confident in performing welfare checks, diagnosing clinical mastitis, and herd cleanliness as well as striving to maintain acceptable and excellent cell counts and bacto scan results.  I have worked with pedigree herds such as Montbeliarde, Genus as well as Holstein and Jerseys.  In addition I have good solid all-round farm hand skills and am adept at driving and operating a wide variety of heavy plant and vehicles.  These skills include, feeding wagons, vacu tanking, silage tractors, scraping out, rolling, rear discharge spreading, fencing and hydronic loaders. I am also knowledgeable with regards to calving and rearing, AI procedures and monitoring of bulling cows, handling bulls and calf delivery.  I am always keen to learn more skills if required.  I have strong animal welfare ethics.  My last post was only temporary as the farm owner became ill and the business was being wound down.  He subsequently died and I unfortunately had to move quickly, relocating to Liverpool.  Finally I am a hard working reliable employee and am not afraid of getting stuck in when needed. I am happy to travel and live in as required.  I would like a permanent position and am keen to get back into Dairy Farming.

Hobbies

I enjoy cinema, exploring new places, theme parks and am an excellent swimmer.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 25/06/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Cheshire/staffs/shrops, north/mid wales.
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