CV reference number: 47955
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Hard Working and enthusiastic general farm worker, looking for employment with livestock in the UK

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualificationsBSc First Class Honours in International Equine and Agricultural Management. City and Guilds NPTC Chainsaw operations, maintenance and felling up to 380mm. BHS (British horse society) Ride and Road safety, Stage 1 and 2 Management and riding. Clean UK driving licence. Lantra Awards Tractors, Machine operations and handling.
Equipment experienceNot listed
Other equipment experienceOperated farm machinery (tractors, power loaders and quad bikes): feeding, cleaning of sheds, bale carting, topping and stock movements.
Livestock experienceSheep, Pig, Beef
Other livestock experienceI have gained stock experience both in the UK and abroad. Currently I am working on a Welsh Hill sheep farm and have carried out the following duties: • Undertook lambing day and Night duties of an indoor 1000 ewe flock: wet fostering, stomach tubing, bottle feeding, tail ringing, and sole charge of 50 pet lambs. • Performed all flock related duties: foot trimming, dagging, dipping, tagging, drenching; stock checks, injecting and treating sick animals. • Carried out day to day cattle responsibilities: feeding, bedding, herd checks, and assisted with calving • Operated farm machinery (tractors, power loaders and quad bikes): feeding, cleaning of sheds, bale carting, topping and stock movements. • Took sole charge of farm during owner and partners child birth. And whilst working on an Australian Cattle station, I: •Performed all cattle-related responsibilities: low stress stock handling, branding, de-horning, ear marking, tagging, trucking (paddock carting, including loading & unloading cattle), operating large machinery for fodder. •Maintained 265,000 ha property: bore runs, building/repairing fences, constructing yards, repairing tyres. While working on an Australian sheep farm: •Contributed to daily operations discussions and carried out a number of key tasks: lamb marking & mustering, sheep classing, yard building, in addition to drafting, foot bathing, branding, drenching, and roustabouting. •Attended to the land and animals, while independently overseeing the property during the holidays.
Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
First languageEnglish
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Relevant health problemsNone
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Marital statusNo
Where are you currently living?Cambridgeshire
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming backgroundHaving obtained a first class Honours degree from the Royal Agricultural University in International Equine and Agricultural management, I then gained valuable practical experience in the areas of agriculture, forestry, conservation and animal husbandry. I have experience working with various livestock including cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry, both rare and commercials breeds in the UK and abroad. Initially I worked within the equine industry, but my interests spread to agriculture during my time at the Royal Agricultural College, where I spent a 20 week work placement at the National Trust Wimpole Farm, working with sheep, pigs and poultry. Following working for the National Trust I travelled to Australia to gain further experience in the agricultural industry, first working on a sheep farm for wool production and later on a cattle station for beef. Having having returned to England, I am currently working on a Welsh Hill sheep farm and I am looking to continue to work in the UK.
HobbiesMy interests outside of work are sports (cycling cricket and hockey), hiking (having recently climbed Kilimanjaro) and photography. I also enjoyed several adventurous activities while traveling (Australia, New Zealand), but I am planning to settle permanently back in the UK.
AvailabilityStart: 17/10/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?UK
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