CV reference number: 46557
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EXPERIENCED CATTLE HERDSMAN AND TRACTOR DRIVER FROM SOUTHERN IRELAND.  Very experienced cattle man has experience with all breeds and very experienced in tractor driving.  Ii have run my own suckler herd in southern Ireland from breeding replacement heifers to selecting the proper cows to cross with the proper bulls.  I have bought breeding heifers for clients in Ireland for clients for cows.  I have an excellent eye for cattle and I have judged cattle at numerous cattle competitions all over Ireland.  It is a talent I was born with and I did not learn it from a book it is not possible.  I have a serious interest in cattle and sheep and as if they were my own.  I can and have worked on my own and am very comfortable with responsibility and can and have worked as part of a team.  I am not afraid of responsibility and I like to achieve.  I am a hard worker and take pride in what I do.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Have ran a suckler herd of my own of 80 cows Lim Belgian Blue Partaneise Angus Hereford cross/have over 10 years experience selecting breeding heifers for suckler herds.  25 years experience in tractor driving with experience with most attachments

Equipment experienceOther harvesters, Telehandler/fork lift, Tractor
Other equipment experience

I can drive any type of tractor with or without loader.   I can mow for silage or hay spread slurry or fertilizer, topping fields, rolling fields all types of trailer work carting heavy loads most cultivating work

Livestock experienceCalving, Lambing, Sheep, Beef
Other livestock experience

I have ran very successful suckler herds in Ireland references available if required from sourcing maiden heifers to breeding to the proper stock bull for ease of calving, etc. to sourcing cows with calves to cows that are to calve down.  Have worked for live export companies sourcing all breeds and grades of cattle for the Italian market also have judged cattle at various cattle shows

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age48
NationalityIrish
First languageenglish
Other languagesitalian
Pen picture

5ft 11.160 pounds

Relevant health problems

none

Other Information

I am very honest and love working with cattle and get on with people and have an eye for stock i am trustworthy and i like to achieve targets and pay attention to detail.  I have a lot of experience with all types of cattle and I am very experienced with tractors

Marital status

none

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

I have had my own suckler herd comprising of Limousin Belgian blue cross Hereford Angus cross blonde and parenthesise cross foe over 29 years.  For 10 years I sourced breeding heifers and suckler cows for farmers all over Ireland, references available. In this time I have had experience running a beef farm from calf up to slaughter both male and female.  I also have vast experience with farm machinery and telehandlers and tractors and I am not afraid of long hours

Hobbies

watch sports and judge cattle shows

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 11/10/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?anywhere in the uk
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