CV reference number: 44901
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Experienced Herd Manager looking for a position in Somerset,Dorset,Hampshire. Experienced in Pedigree and Commercial Herds AI, Foot trimming, Computer Literate. Excellent References Available.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds, NCA
Other qualifications

City and Guilds, National Certificate in Agriculture,Surrey County Certificate in Agriculture,AI Course in 1985.40 Years Experience in the Dairy Industry.

Equipment experienceTelehandler/fork lift, Tractor
Other equipment experience

All normal requirements for dairy husbandry

Livestock experienceDairy
Other livestock experience

Experienced in Pedigree, Non Pedigree and commercial Herds.AI Trained since 1985,Foot Trimming, Record Keeping both written and computers, Vetinary Routines, Calving, Heat Detection, Bacto Scan and Cell Count Management, Feeding, Breeding, Farm Assurance, Staff Management, and Animal Welfare.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age56
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6 Feet tall 15 Stone

Relevant health problems

No health problems

Other Information
Marital status

Me and my wife 4 children all flown the nest and 3 grand children

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

1975-1978 Student on Dairy Farm. 1978-1984 Assistant Herdsman on 350 cow loose housed pedigree herd.1984-1993 Herd Manager then Farm Manager on a 200 top pedigree show herd(farm was sold). 1993-2000 In partnership on a rented farm with 200 pedigree cows.2000-2006 Herd Manager on 220 cow herd(herd was sold). 2006-2010 Working in Spain not in agricultue.2010-2012 Herd Manager 250 commercial herd (herd was sold.)2012-2014 Herd Manager 150 cows.2014-present Herdsman 160 cows.

Hobbies

Follow F1 and Football Grand children and visit our holiday home in Spain.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 14/08/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Somerset/Dorset/hampshire
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