CV reference number: 43207
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Reliable worker with stamina available for general farm position, excellent working as part of a team or independently. Looking to increase existing animal husbandry skills specific to agriculture/dairy work.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Training 2016 - Lantra Technical Award-Brushcutters/Trimmers-Maintenance & Operation 2016 - CIEH Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work 2013 - Emergency First Aid course for Mountain Leaders 2006 - Lantra Technical Award-Trimmmers/Grasscutting 2006 – City & Guilds- Skills for Working Life- Horticulture 2005 - Minibus awareness assessment & driver training 2005 - BTCV Hedge Laying and Orchard Management.

Equipment experienceTractor
Other equipment experience

Lantra Brush Cutter,Strimmer and Mower trained 2006 refreshed on 25.2.16. Tractor driving included scraping, rolling and muck spreading. Skid steer used for moving bedding bales.

Livestock experiencePoultry, Calving, Sheep, Goat, Dairy
Other livestock experience

Breeding British Alpine goats tasks included all areas of animal husbandry tasks, hand milking and assisting with the delivery of kids & rearing goats as well as orphan lambs and poultry. Dairy work experience in a 40 point rotary and 11/22 herringbone parlours with Kiwi Cross and Holstein Friesian herds. Responsible for all aspects of calf feeding and husbandry in a 100 plus calf unit included: care of newborn calves & rearing herd replacements on milk powder to weaning. Cleaning animal housing and administering medicines in the management of calf health concerns. Liaison with vets ensuring herd health and welfare was maintained to a high standard. Additional duties included assisting with the farm stock of pedigree Friesian Holstein in day to day operations such as movement of animals, bedding down and tractor work - scraping yards and cubicles. Spring block calving on pasture based Jersey/Kiwi/Norwegian Red X farms. Collecting calves from fields and bottle/teat bar feeding for 10 days followed by milk replacer & cake to weaning.Disbudding, vaccinating, calving and movement of animals.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexFemale
Age55
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languagesno
Pen picture

5'6'' 8.5 stone

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information
Marital status

Husband, son 21yrs living in London

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

A graduate with 30 years practical work experience, 100% reliable with an excellent work ethic. Working in a variety of settings developed my range of skills in grounds maintenance projects in partnership with Glendale, British Trust for Conservation Volunteers and Landlife. Recent experience in 40 point rotary & 11/22 Herringbone parlours provided the opportunity to build dairy parlour skills. Recent spring block calving duties on two pasture based dairy farms has introduced me to a more robust breed of dairy stock in what I believe to be a more natural and environmentally sustainable land management approach to dairy farming.

Hobbies

Live music gigs, ballroom & modern jive dancing, knitting, walking & gardening.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 26/06/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionNorth West
Where would you like to work?North west
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