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Andy 38 assistant herdsman/general farm worker

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Basic foot trimming course done by the george vetenery clinic. telehandler certificate. quad bike chainsaw crosscutting.

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

I have been driving tractors of most shapes and sizes since I was 11!  There is not much with with wheels or tracks that I cannot figure out how to drive.  I used Manitou telehandlers for 7 years doing TMR feeding.i am also used to jcb telehandlers, i drove a new holland t7030 in 2016 on cultivations and grain carting, also on a jf trailed forager. i have used various bale shredders. i have done basic servicing on a variaty of tractors and silaging equipment, (oil changes greasing up changing belts/bearings electrical work.

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

I started milking cows in 1995 in a 16/16 herringbone (around 120 cows) since then i hve looked after youngstock on several farms from calf rearing on wydale feeders right up to feeding finished beef.I have some basic sheep knoledge(fencing and general handling) i have done de horning and castrating, from 2008 to 2015 i relief milked on a 270 cow dairy through a 20/20 rapid exit parlour with auto id and shedding gates. currantly i am assistant herdsman on a 200 cow organic herd.

Type of farming wantedMixed Farming
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age38
Nationalitybritish
First languageenglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6ft , 16 stone short hair.

Relevant health problems
Other Information

Im a hard working family man who just wants to live life and bring my children up right.

Marital status

wife and 2 children aged 9/10 plus a dog.

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

Left school in 1995 and worked on a mixed dairy farm until 2001 when i had a change to being a coal delivery man, I decided to go back to farming in 2003 when i went to work on a 300 acre mixed dairy doing milking and all tractor work (baling mowing straw/bale cart calf rearing etc. in 2006 i decided to try demolition so i had a year driving wheel loaders and 360 tracked machines, in 2008 i went to work on a 270 dairy unit where my role was to do the tmr feeding on a day to day basis i drove manitou telehandlers, also did the fertalizing and groundwork ie powerharrowing/ploughing. in 2016 i worked on a mixed farm doing relief milking and all tractor work including silaging grain cart ploughing cultivating slurry spreading and all stock tasks as well. in late 2016 until present i am assistant herdsman on an organic herd.

Hobbies

walking/ spending time with family.

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AvailabilityStart: 11/09/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?dorset/devon/cornwall
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