CV reference number: 46857
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Assistant Herdsman looking for next challenge. 34 months experience, UK, New Zealand and Australia.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

GCSE's

Equipment experienceTractor, Other harvesters, Fencing
Other equipment experience

Gained experience driving tractors while dairy farming in New Zealand and Australia.

Livestock experienceDairy
Other livestock experience

Currently milk 160 organic cows twice daily, in a 10/10 parlour. Other duties include calf rearing, cow checks, vet checks and other herdsman duties. 34 months dairy experience gained in New Zealand, Australia and UK. Milking in a 17/36, 20/20 herringbone shed, 90 bale rotary and a 70 bale rotary. Also gain a lot of field work, fencing and calf rearing experience. Really keen to keep learning.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
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SexMale
Age33
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6Ft3 83kg

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information

Really keen to keep learning and build a career in the dairy industry.

Marital status

Just me and the dog.

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

1 years dairy experience gained in New Zealand and Australia. A fully active part of the team caring, milking and moving the herds. Setting up the paddocks and general farm maintenance. Milking 1100 cows on a rotary system. My manager was allowing me to assist in some of his duties as he can see I’m really keen to learn. Working 11 days on with 3 days off. Winter feeding of the herds, general farm maintenance, followed by calving and milking. Milking a herd of around 550 in a herringbone milking shed. Learnt a lot while working on this farm as the owner and manager involved me in all aspects of running the farm.

Hobbies

Run, cycle, hiking and camping

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 30/09/2018, Finish: 29/06/2022
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Devon
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