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I am an 19 year old Irish farmer. At the minute I have just transfered agricultural colleges as I discovered I was studying the wrong aspect of farming. Born and bred on a beef and sheep farm. I have a strong interest in arable and mechanics. Although only a couple of years of demanding tractor driving I have a very strong interest and always give my full concentration and effort. I am quick learner and very happy to be taught anything I haven't done before. Good sense of humour and easy to work with. Will always give my all in any task given. I have quite a good knowledge of agriculture such as livestock and tractors and machinery but anything I don't know as I said before I'm a more than happy to listen and be taught.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualificationsIrish leaving certificate
Equipment experienceFencing, Telehandler/fork lift, Tractor
Other equipment experienceI have a good lot of experience in tractors having driven Case, New Holland , John Deere and Massey Ferguson. I have worked with machinery up to about 250 horse but would be confident to exceed that. Have worked with Telliporters and a pivot steer JCB as well as a small bit of driving a dash 3 13 tonne Fiat Hitachi.
Livestock experienceCalving, Lambing, Sheep, Beef
Other livestock experienceOn my own farm we have 30 beef cows 15 calves and 2 stock bulls , the herd consists mostly of a mix of cattle including limousin , Simmental and Charolais and our two bulls are both limousin one of them being for replacement heifers as he is a few years younger. I have been working intensely with the animals for the last few years but still very keen to learn more. We also have 110 sheep with over 130 lambs of mainly Suffolk and texel and also a small number of scotch black face sheep to inhabit our mountainous ground. With my father working late hours I've had to take on more responsibilities on the farm and took most of the lambing of this year on by myself .
Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age19
NationalityIrish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen pictureClose to six foot, athletic, 13 stone
Relevant health problemsNo
Other InformationHoping to obtain my family farm in further years, I have an outstanding love for all sorts of machinery work. I would dream of learning to drive all the different machinery on an arable farm as when I graduate from college I would like to hopefully spend a few years away from home working as a machinery operator on a farm pernamently.
Marital statusGirlfriend
Where are you currently living?Donegal
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming backgroundBorn and bred on a 200 acre farm in Ireland which has sheep and beef cows. Tractor experience in topping , dump trailer work , fertiliser spreading but very eager and quick to learn . Have tractor experience in tedding and trailer driving in the silage season as well as corn carting in harvest. As well as feeding silage with a teleporter and a blow feeder behind a tractor.
HobbiesKeen interest in sport and technology.
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AvailabilityStart: 04/07/2017, Finish: 01/09/2017
Type of jobSeasonal
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?no prederred location
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