CV reference number: 40734
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25 year old general farm worker available for immediate start from Bristol/ North Somerset, has relevant qualifications and experience with all aspects of animal husbandry plus experience with modern machinery, but still willing to learn. 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds, Btec
Other qualifications

City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Work-based Agriculture (livestock production) BTEC National Diploma in Animal Management Key skills certificate in Communication and Application of number 10 GCSE's C-F range including English, Maths and Science.

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

Use of modern farming equipment: Tractors - John Deere, Massey Ferguson, New Holland, Fendt and Claas. Completely competent at towing (on a tractor or car) plus competent at use of hydraulics and breaking systems with trailers too. Telehandler - JCB, Claas, New Holland (full telehandler licence) Attachments - Topper, Tedder, Rake, post knocker (fully competent at attaching a 3 point linkage with PTO and hydraulics front or rear) 360 tracked machine - I have used a 360 machine for both agricultural and construction purposes although I do not hold a ticket for one. I am competent in driving a 360 machine

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

I have experience working with both sheep and cattle and all husbandry duties required to look after these animals. Including lambing/calving and feeding of all livestock. Cattle stock man ship (calving/bedding/feeding/and record keeping) for over 2000 cattle (Limousin, Charolais, British blue and many other beef cattle breeds) spread over 3 farms totaling to 1500 acres.being able to diagnose and treat common diseases such as dermatitis, mastitis, new forest eye and milk fever as well and being able to administer basic veterinary medicines. Recently completed lambing season where I had the responsibility for over 1000 ewes, caring for their health and welfare. these were mainly Texel and Suffolk ewes. I also have some experience milking (although this was never a full time job, i have relief milked for friends)

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
Profile Picture
SexMale
Age25
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6'0, brown curly hair, blue eyes, slim build, 12.5 stone, no distinguishing features.

Relevant health problems

None.

Other Information

I won an award in 2008 at college for outstanding work whilst studying my animal management course

Marital status

A partner and one daughter, Age 4

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

farm maintenance including fencing, animal husbandry on cattle, sheep and pigs and in house feeding using Keenan TMR wagon and shed maintenance such as scraping out, power washing and bedding down cows during winter months, as well as basic poultry care. Assisting with calving and calf rearing, transportation of animals from farm to farm using tractor and trailer, lambing duties (day and night shifts), assisting in farm grassland management, using tractor and reach forklift driving during harvesting season as well as using modern farm equipment and a modern fleet of tractors such as John Deeres, New Hollands, Massey Fergusons and Fendts. Most of my previous employment has mainly been based around beef cattle, sheep and pigs, although in my spare time, I have relief milked for friends

Hobbies

I enjoy going fishing (fly and sea mainly). I like to eat out a lot with friends, and enjoy just being outdoors in the garden or at the local park with my daughter. I was also once a very keen horse rider and maybe looking to one day get back into that.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/07/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Bristol/surrounding areas
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