CV reference number: 45981
CV Headline

Livestock worker looking for work in Bedfordshire and surrounding area. highly motivated, enthusiastic individual with a strong passion for the agricultural industry, with over 3 years working with cattle and extensive experience working with sheep and exotic animals. A self-starter with an emphasis on livestock, I am familiar with most farm equipment. As a person I am happy, cheerful and have a sense of humour, I work well as part of a team and individually.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsBtec
Other qualifications

GCSE A Levels BSc (Hons) Applied Animal Studies DIY AI

Equipment experienceTelehandler/fork lift, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Limited Fencing and Harvest Experience

Livestock experiencePoultry, Calving, Lambing, Sheep, Goat, Pig, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

Watching over ewes and spotting when they were lambing, assisting with births when needed, moving ewe and lambs into separate pens, tail docking and castration, feeding and watering, taking groups out into the field, medicating ill stock, foot trimming, tubbing lambs, numbering ewe and lambs, adopting off lambs via both wet method and using adopters. I have also had to rearing a few lambs from birth as they were unable to be cared for by a ewe. Whilst being at the farm I was also in charge of looking after some work experience students who wanted to learn more about lambing.

large Holstein dairy herd, Belgium blue, Aberdeen Angus and Welsh Blacks, beef cattle and calves. includes completing a health check for all calves, watering and feeding. I assist in calving, collect all newborn calves from mothers and provide first colostrum, with the use of quad bike and trailer. I identify any abnormal behaviours or unwell calves and give medication if required. I prepare all hutches / pens for calves and clean all areas to a high standard including using farm machinery to scrap the yard. I also complete all tagging, dehorning and castrating as and when required. I also identify cows bullying using both computer system and by sight. I assist with milking and moving cattle on the farm. I am responsible for veterinary students and work experience placements on farm.

Thehas profe

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexFemale
Age23
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture
Relevant health problems

None

Other Information

I attend Young Farmers, my role is program secretary and I arrange the weekly meetings and activities. This can vary from playing sports, to having talks from professionals within the industry or learning how to judge stock for annual competitions (which I have competed in).

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

Dairy and Beef Farming, Artificial Insemination, Calving, Lambing, Limited Sheep Farming. Experience within a Zoo setting with Sheep, Goats, Chickens, Ponies and a Pig. Agricultural experience through School GCSE course with Sheep, Pigs, Turkeys and Chickens. Stock Judging and Farm Visits through Young Farmers.

Hobbies

Young Farmers, Snow Sports (Skiing), Spending Time With Friends and Family.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 30/05/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionEast Midlands
Where would you like to work?Bedfordshire
Back to CV list Add To Basket

4XtraHands provides professional agricultural recruitment services for farmers and jobseekers including the location of skilled, permanent, temporary and seasonal rural staff for farmers as well as finding suitable work for jobseekers with one of our many registered farmers throughout the UK. Designed by a farmer for farmers our recruitment website is a simple, quick and affordable solution for all your agricultural recruitment needs.