CV reference number: 45631
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Experience young stockman/ head tractor driver looking for work in the southwest /dorset,im hardworking trustworthy, and will get on with any job given, fast learner and willing to learn more. I've got a lot of experience and very competent in my work.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNVQ Level 1,2
Other qualifications

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Equipment experienceTractor, Baler, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing, Ploughing, Drilling
Other equipment experience

2000acre organic dairy farm, im head tractor driver, and do all the ploughing culturvating drilling, rolling topping, i do all the ground work, we currently grow wheat barley and oats, other jobs muckspreading mucking out cow sheds, cows were all loose housed and bedded down twice a day, though a straw chopper, I do all the TMR feeding and maintenance of clamps, I do all the tractor and machinery services and maintenance, other jobs calf rearing, relief milking 160 cows, bail carting, fencing, chainsawing, maintenance of farm and estate, ive just finished my AI course, chainsaw trained, angle grinder and adbrahsive wheel trained, ive done my first aid course, have my ticket for an atv and telehandler ticket, vet & med course.I started my first ever proper tractor driving job in February 2009 on a 1000acre dairy farm, from doing all the ground work apart from drilling, I'd do all the mowing a rowing up for silaging, and bailing and wrapping any silage bales, we could make upto nearly 3000 bales, also I would bale all the straw bales too. My machinery experience, TMR feeding using a John Deere 6930 using a twin tub mixer wagon, loading the feeder wagon with a jcb telehandler, maintaining & servicing tractors eg, oil & filter changes, greasing tractors & machinery, blowing out radiators keeping everything topped up with oil & water, Front mounted bail spreader, and sand dispersed, ploughing with a 5 furour plough, cultivating, rolling, slitting, slurry guzzler, muck carting, mowing, topping, rowing up with a class 3 into 1.and spreading grass, an all in one Kuhn bailier & wrapper. silage carting, bail carting and hedge cutting, and using a mini digger.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Lambing
Other livestock experience

I have a lot of experience working with cattle, milking doing TMR rations, heat detection, calving, I also have a good eye for spotting any problems with stock. Milking experience milking 220 Holstein fresians though a 18/36 westfalia surge, with ADF swing over. I'm confident on finding mastitis and giving treatment, My current job position were spring and Autumn calving so I've got a lot of experience with calving and calf rearing too, Previous farms I've milked upto 400 cows, I've got a lot of livestock experience, from rearing calves, which have been fed on a machine, or fed though a wydale feeder, and looking after all young stock I'm happy at picking out sick calves/cows to bulling and lame cows,

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age30
NationalityWhite British
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5ft 10in 13st 6

Relevant health problems
Other Information

I'm hard working & enthusiastic and very reliable, I love meeting new people gaining new skills, I'm not afraid of putting my hands to new tasks. Any questions please ask if you would like a copy of my cv I can email it over.

Marital status

I have a partner which I've been with for 9years, and we our expecting our first baby in September.

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

I'm 30 years old, living with my partner which I have been with for over 9 years, were expecting our first child in September so looking to make the move closer to home, which both our familys live in dorset, i love my job and dont want to leave, but i feel i have to make a sacrifice for my partner, as she will need the support from family and friends when our baby arrives, being closer to home would benefit both of us, I'm currently working on a 2000acre organic dairy farm, im head tractor driver, and do all the ploughing culturvating drilling, rolling topping, i do all the ground work, we currently grow wheat barley and oats, other jobs muckspreading mucking out cow sheds, cows were all loose housed and bedded down twice a day, though a straw chopper, I do all the TMR feeding and maintenance of clamps, I do all the tractor and machinery services and maintenance, other jobs calf rearing, relief milking 160 cows, bail carting, fencing, chainsawing, maintenance of farm and estate, ive just finished my AI course, chainsaw trained, angle grinder and adbrahsive wheel trained, ive done my first aid course, have my ticket for an atv and telehandler ticket, vet & med course. I'm hard working & enthusiastic and very reliable, I love meeting new people and gaining new skills. Able to work on my own and use my initiative. Looking to progress my skill, and further my career.I use to be self employed working for lkl on a 250cow herd as a herdsman working under the herd manager, I have a partner which I have been with for over 7years and are planning on starting a family, I am looking for a long term position with good job prospects. I got in to farming though my best mate who's dad owned the farm I did my college placement on, I've worked on a few dairy units, milking cows to rearing calves, TMR feeding and some tractor work, my jobs rolls have been very mixed.

Hobbies

Mountain biking, motocross, gym, swimming, also enjoy spending time with friends and family, and spending time in the countryside

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AvailabilityStart: 07/12/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
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